Bread Pakoda

Bread pakora is an Indian and Pakistani fried snack (pakora or fritter). It is also known as bread bhaji (or bajji). A common street food, it is made from bread slices, gram flour, and spices among other ingredients.[1][2]

The snack is prepared by dipping triangular bread slices in a spicy gram flour batter and frying them.[3] Stuffing such as mashed potatoes is common.[4][5] It can be deep-fried or pan-fried, and is served with chutneys or ketchup.[6]


Bread pakora is made by frying a slice of bread dipped in a spiced gram flour batter. It is often served with chutney, like tamarind or cilantro-lime.[2][7]


One variation of bread pakora is adding mashed potatoes to create a sandwich with two slices of bread and then frying it.[2][7]

See also


  1. ^ Sephi Bergerson (2009). Street Food Of India. Roli Books. p. 90. ISBN 978-81-7436-571-2.
  2. ^ a b c Saran, Suvir; Fink, Ben (2012). Masala Farm. Chronicle Books LLC. ISBN 9781452110325.
  3. ^ Neelam Batra (2011). 1,000 Indian Recipes. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 19. ISBN 978-0-544-18910-2.
  4. ^ Nisha Madhulika (3 February 2015). "Tea-time snack: How about Aloo Bread Pakora this evening". Indian Express.
  5. ^ Vatsala Mamgain (5 December 2015). "Carb snobs, look away". Mint.
  6. ^ Richa Hingle (2015). Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen: Traditional and Creative Recipes for the Home Cook. Vegan Heritage Press. p. 65. ISBN 978-1-941252-10-9.
  7. ^ a b Chauhan, Maneet; Eddy, Jody (2020). Chaat Recipes from the Kitchens, Markets, and Railways of India: A Cookbook. Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed. ISBN 9781984823892.