How to make Bread Ke Pakode - Grill Pan -

Grilled bread pakoras stuffed with potato mixture

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Bread Slices (ब्रेड स्लाइस), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Bread Ke Pakode - Grill Pan

Bread Ke Pakode - Grill Pan Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bread Ke Pakode - Grill Pan Recipe

  • Bread Slices 8

  • Potatoes 8 teaspoons

  • Coriander and mint chutney 8 teaspoon to serve

  • For filling

  • Potatoes boiled 2 medium

  • Green chilli finely chopped 1

  • Ginger,finely chopped 1/2 inch piece

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Batter

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 cups

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

For the filling mix together potatoes, green chilli, ginger, coriander leaves and salt. For the batter mix together gram flour, carom seeds, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt.

Step 2

Add sufficient water and whisk to make a thick batter with pouring consistency. Apply the sweet chutney on one side of four bread slices and green chutney on one side of the remaining four slices.

Step 3

Spread the potato mixture evenly on the slices with green chutney. Place the remaining slices over them with the side with the sweet chutney facing the potato mixture.

Step 4

Press lightly to secure. Heat the Grill Pan on medium heat. Pour one tablespoon oil in it. Dip the sandwich triangles in the batter and place them in the pan and grill for two to three minutes.

Step 5

Turn them over and cook for two to three minutes or till both the sides are equally golden and crisp. Serve hot with green mint and coriander chutney.

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