Bread in Batter

Bread slices are dipped in batter and fried to make this popular street food. Crispy on the outside but soft inside, enjoy hot with chutney or hot sauce.


  1. 5 bread slices (can use either white or whole wheat bread)
  2. 1 cup gram flour (besan)
  3. 2 cups all purpose flour
  4. 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate
  5. 1/2 teaspoon orange food color
  6. 1/4 teaspoon garlic paste
  7. 1/4 teaspoon ginger paste
  8. 1 tablespoon finely chopped spring onion
  9. 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Water
  12. Oil for deep frying


  1. In a large bowl, combine gram flour, all purpose flour, bicarbonate, food color, garlic and ginger paste, spring onion, coriander leaves, salt and gradually add water to form a thick batter
  2. Cut the bread slices according to desired size
  3. Heat oil in a frying pan
  4. Take one slice of bread, dip in the batter and put in the frying pan
  5. Repeat the process for all the bread slices
  6. Cook oboth sides on medium heat to a light brown color
  7. Remove and drain on kitchen towel paper
  8. Serve hot

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