Thursday, 19 September 2013

BREAD BAJJI

                                                   BREAD BAJJI/PAKODA


INGREDIENTS
6 slices of bread
1 1/4 cup besan (bengalgram flour)
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
salt to taste
approx 1 cup water
Oil for deep frying

For filling
2 small onions finely chopped
1/2 tsp chilly powder
A pinch of garam masala
salt to taste

METHOD
In a mixing bowl mix the besan,chilli powder and salt.Heat approx 4 tsp of oil and add to the flour. Mix well.Slowly add water and mix to form a dropping batter.

Prepare a filling by frying the onions in a little oil. Add chilli powder, salt and garam masala and mix well.Now remove from flame and keep aside.


Cut the sides of the bread slices. Sandwich the onion mixture between two slices and press well. Cut each sandwich into  two to get a triangular shape. 



Heat oil in a deep frying pan. Dip the triangles in the batter and slide into the oil carefully. (Do not soak the bread for a long time in the batter.) Fry on high to medium heat till golden brown in colour.

Serve with tomato ketchup and steaming tea or coffee!

  

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