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Paneer Bread Pakora

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Times Food
23rd November, 2021 09:20 IST

Bored of your regular Bread Pakora? Don't worry, We are here to make it more interesting. We all have some nostalgic memories of eating bread pakora in our lunch boxes or as an evening snack in our childhood. Well, those memories are just pure gold. It's time to re-live those memories by making delicious Paneer Bread Pakoras at your home. Paneer Bread Pakoras have a nice paneer veggie filling which also has a melange of spices. This recipe doesn't use potatoes but if you want you can combine mashed potatoes in the paneer filling. Also, the paneer bread pakoras are deep-fried to get that extra crunch. If you're health-conscious, opt for baking your pakoras. You can also shallow fry them in less quantity of oil. Serve your pakoras with mint chutney or tomato sauce or any other dip of your choice. Pair up this yummy snack with a piping hot cup of tea or coffee for a wholesome combo. Enjoy these flavorful Paneer Bread Pakoras with your friends and take a trip down memory lane. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be. (image credits- istock)

INGREDIENTS

1 cup paneer

1/4 cup carrot

1/4 cup peas

1 teaspoon red chilli powder

1/2 teaspoon turmeric

1 1/2 cup gram flour (besan)

1/2 teaspoon asafoetida

8 slices whole wheat bread

2 tablespoon coriander leaves

0 salt as required

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1 cup vegetable oil

How to make Paneer Bread Pakora

Step 1

In a bowl, add paneer, peas, carrot, coriander, 1/2 tsp chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, and salt. Mix everything well. Now, divide the stuffing into 4 parts.

Step 2

Take one slice of bread and evenly spread the stuffing on it. Top the stuffing with another bread slice and press gently to enclose it. Now cut the bread slices with the stuffing into 2 equal parts.

Step 3

In a bowl, add besan, 1 cup water, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp chilli powder, salt, and asafoetida. Whisk the mixture gently to form a smooth batter. Now, dip the bread slices into the batter. Make sure the batter gets evenly coated on the slices.

Step 4

Heat oil in a kadhai and then slowly add the stuffed bread pieces to it. Fry them until they turn slightly brown in colour. Repeat the step to fry all the pakoras Once they are crisp, transfer them to an absorbent paper.

Step 5

Once done, line the bread pakoras on a serving plate. Your Paneer Bread Pakora is ready now. Serve it alongside mint chutney or tomato chutney.

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