How to make Jain Tawa Bread Pakoda -

These pakode are shallow-fried on a tawa – stuffed with mixed vegetables they are very tasty.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Brown bread slices (ब्राउन ब्रेड स्लाइस), Gram flour (besan) (बेसन)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Jain Tawa Bread Pakoda

Jain Tawa Bread Pakoda 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jain Tawa Bread Pakoda Recipe

  • Brown bread slices 8

  • Gram flour (besan) 1/2 cup

  • Raw bananas boiled and peeled 2

  • Mixed bell peppers finely chopped 1/2 cup

  • Tomato seeded and finely chopped 1 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh mint leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Chaat masala 1 teaspoon + for sprinkling

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Butter as required

  • Coriander chutney as required

  • Cabbage finely chopped 1/2 cup

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil for shallow frying


Step 1

To prepare stuffing, combine raw bananas, mixed bell peppers, tomato, chopped coriander, chopped mint, chaat masala, chilli powder and salt in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Take 4 bread slices, spread butter and chutney over them. Add stuffing and cabbage over them. Sprinkle some chaat masala and cover with the remaining bread slices.

Step 3

Combine gram flour, carom seeds, turmeric powder and salt in a bowl. Add some water and mix well to make a smooth batter.

Step 4

Cut the prepared sandwiches into small triangles.

Step 5

Heat oil on a non-stick tawa.

Step 6

Dip each sandwich triangle in the prepared batter and shallow-fry till golden and crisp from both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve hot

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