Three layer Chutney Aloo Bread Pakora/Pakoda

Bread Pakore ki kasam..........

I never knew anything about 'Bread Pakora/pakoda' until I watched Bollywood movie called 'Band Baaja Baaraat', not in the cinema, but when it was showed on one of the asian channel after couple of years it's released date. In one of the scenes hero and heroine of the movie sitting under the tree and having Bread Pakora, and hero swears his friendship to the heroine in the name of bread pakora,  not just seeing eating them, but talking about it too, was good enough to make me drool at that time,  such importance given to those humble pakora in this movie and I am sure they got their fame :) Also I noticed that they weren't faking it, seems they both were genuinely eating it too. Maybe you have seen that movie, if you haven't see it now this clip :)

I read somewhere that after the success of the movie they did put up a note on the official movie website 'Bread Pakode ki Kasam, HIT hai' means ( I swear ) in the name of Pakora, that movie is a success ! Oh and one more thing not only those pakora made me drool, but fell in love with satin Blue and dark red Patiyala dress !

Pakora turned out so well, we all enjoyed it immensely with Caramel Coffee jelly Frappuccino Doodh Poha. Everyone in the family said " Bread Pakore ki Kasam, yeh recipe HIT hai :).  Lol , let me tell you one more reason  why I went weak at the knees for Bread Pakora, I knew definitely we were going to burn off all those extra calories by dancing away on Sharad Poornima :)

Three layer Chutney Aloo Bread Pakora, is all rounder, it has it all. Mint and Coriander and Onion and tomato chutneys gives beautiful flavours to the mildly spiced potato filling. One thing good about this pakora, that if you take for a picnic or journey, you won't need extra chutney to pack, just a hot cup of tea or coffee will be enough to gobble down few and wash it down :)

These tasty, flavourful and lip smacking pakoras went down so quick, yes, there was a lot of work but when I saw my darlings devoured them so happily I thought it was worth the effort ! So are you all ready to re write a script and make a film on this 'Three layer Chutney Aloo Bread Pakora' if you are than tell me 'Bread pakore ki Kasam :P

Notes :-
Make sure both chutneys should be very thick and not runny, make with minimal water.
Use square or rectangle dish to make batter, or after making it pour into it. It will be much easier to handle whole square bread slices.
To make process little easier after preparing a sandwich, cut into half or four triangles, then coat in the batter, smaller the portion, easily you can handle.   
make sure you use well balanced or proper base kadai to fry them, I used my deep fat fryer. 
Also you will need 2 stainless steel slotted spoon and one flat spatula.

You will need :- Mint and Coriander Chutney

  • 1/2 cup fresh mint
  • 1 cup fresh coriander
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1" ginger
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. sugar ( optional )      

You will need :- Onion and Tomato Chutney

  • 1 medium size onion chopped
  • 3-4 ripe tomatoes cut
  • 1 clove garlic
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp. red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. very thick tomato puree
  • 1 tsp. oil

You will need :- Potato Stuffing

  • 4-5 boiled and mashed potato ( there should be no lump in the mash )
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp crushed chilli and ginger
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. fennel seeds powder
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Pinch of amchoor powder
  • 1 tsp. oil
  • Pinch of cumin seeds
  • Pinch of hing  

You will need :- Batter and layer

  • 3 cup besan or chickpea flour 
  • 2 tbsp rice flour ( optional )
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed ajwain seeds ( carom seeds )
  • water
You will need ;- Other stuff
  • 12-16 bread slices
  • 2 tsp. butter or margarine
  • Oil for deep fry 

Method :- Mint and Coriander Chutney - Green Chutney
Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend with minimum water. It should be thick chutney.

Method :- Onion and Tomato Chutney - Red Chutney
Heat oil and saute onion and garlic for few minutes or until light brown.
Add chopped tomatoes, sugar and salt, let it cook till all the moisture evaporates.
Add thick tomato puree and red chilli powder, let it cook for another minute or so.
Switch off the heat, let it cool slightly.
Grind in the grinder until smooth paste.

Method :- Potato stuffing
Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds when they crackle add hing.
Now add crushed chilli and ginger and fry for few seconds.
Switch off the heat, add remaining ingredients and mix well.
Leave it aside.

Method :- Batter
Take square cake tin or any dish.
Place all the ingredients and mix well.
Add water little by little and make not too thick not too thin batter.
I keep batter little thinner side, as I don't like too much thick besan flour layer on my any kind of pakora, however it becomes little extra hard work for me.
Whisk the batter with the egg whisker, making sure no lumps are in the batter.
Leave it aside.

Method :- Making Pakora
Place oil in a kadai and put it on a medium heat.
Meanwhile take 4 slices of bread for one pakora.
Spread very thinly butter on one side on each slice.
Now spread green chutney on the butter side.
Lay another bread slices on top of the green chutney slice. ( Butter side up )
Take 2 tbsp. potato stuffing and apply evenly.
Take 3rd bread slice and lay on top of the potato stuffing. ( Butter side up )
Spread red chutney.
Lay 4th bread slice, butter side on the red chutney side.
Make sure all the sides are in line.
Gently press all over.
Very gently put whole sandwich into the batter.
With the spoon pour batter on the bread sandwich.
Make sure sandwich is coated with the batter from everywhere.
Now is the hard part, keep patience .
Lower the heat of the oil.
Take one flat spatula and slide very slowly under the bread sandwich.
Life it very carefully, hold it for few seconds, let excess batter drop in the tray,  with the help of another spatula gently slip away the whole sandwich into the hot oil. ( Be very careful,)
Don't turn away the pakora very quickly, keep poring hot oil over the pakora from the sides with the stainless still slotted spoon ( Jaro )
Once you see the upper layer of the pakora covered in oil, very gently turn away the pakora.
Fry till you see crispy and brown pakora.
Remove from the oil.
Leave it for few seconds on a clean kitchen paper.
Very gently cut the pakora into four triangle with bread knife.
Serve HOT bread pakoda with tea or any cold beverage.
Repeat same method with the remaining stuff.
Enjoy !!

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  1. Wow....wonderful pictures...that white potato stuffing dragged me to try this recipe very soon....

    1. Thanks Lubna..glad you like the recipe. Let us know :)

  2. Oh delicious Jagruti that looks awesome! Beautiful pictures! ! This is a perfect snack to try one of these cold evening !!

  3. Perfect for evening with chai.. Love it :)

  4. Such awesome clicks Jagruti. If your family swore on these pakoras then it is no doubt yum! I need to over over and see that clip. It's midnight and your pics have left me hungry!!

  5. Bread pakode ki kasam this is so tempting want to grab just now from the screen������������

  6. Wow! these are the best looking bread pakoras I've ever come across! It's been a while since I had some, now I'm hungry!

  7. Looks delicious with all that stuffing. Bread pakode ki kasam..he he

  8. What clean layers in between pakoras. And love your pics. Btw your color is tea is exactly how I like mine๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

  9. I just love the clean layers of chutneys in the pakoras .... so yum !!

  10. wow... Jagruti!! This pakora looks so droolicious. I'm hungry now. :)

  11. Perfection at it's best!! Beautifully presented post and your 1 picture is worth ten thousand words

  12. Perfection at it's best!! Beautifully presented post and your 1 picture is worth ten thousand words

  13. What a lovely post and what a yummy looking bread pakora :-) :-) Band Baaja Baaraat is a fun movie -- I enjoyed it a lot. Bread pakora stuffed with aloo, now that sounds very indulgent and very tempting.

  14. Omg, cant take my eyes from those ultimate pakoras, totally irresistible, my mouth is just watering here.

  15. You brought back my college days with these pakoras, Jagruti! Yours are picture perfect!

  16. Such a tempting photography... So beautifully presented .. delicious

  17. I first heard about bread pakora on a cookery show years back. I made the pakoras for my daughter and her friends who would come home from college for snacks. That time I was not blogging... should make these pakoras again and this time your way with chutneys included. Utterly delicious.

  18. This is totally sinful bread pakoda. My family loves it and I make it often on weekends.


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