Fried Vegetable Bread

Fried Vegetable Bread


For the Vegetable Filling:

  • 1 cup mixed vegetables (carrots, bell peppers, corn, peas, etc.), finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil for sautéing

For the Bread:

  • Sliced bread (white or whole wheat)
  • Water for moistening the bread slices

For the Batter:

  • 1 cup chickpea flour (besan)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Water to make a thick batter

For Frying:

  • Vegetable oil for deep frying

Optional Dipping Sauce:

  • Tamarind chutney or mint-coriander chutney

Calories (approximate): (Note: Caloric values may vary based on specific ingredients and quantities used)

Preparation Steps:

For the Vegetable Filling:

Step 1: Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add chopped onions and sauté until translucent.

Step 2: Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.

Step 3: Add mixed vegetables and shredded cabbage. Cook until the vegetables are slightly tender.

Step 4: Season with turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well and cook for a few more minutes until the vegetables are fully cooked. Set aside to cool.

For Assembling:

Step 1: Moisten the bread slices with a little water to make them pliable.

Step 2: Place a spoonful of the vegetable filling on one side of the bread slice and fold it over, pressing the edges to seal.

For the Batter:

Step 1: In a bowl, mix chickpea flour, baking soda, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.

Step 2: Gradually add water and whisk to make a thick, smooth batter.

For Frying:

Step 1: Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or a deep pan to 350°F (175°C).

Step 2: Dip the stuffed bread slices into the chickpea flour batter, ensuring they are well-coated.

Step 3: Carefully place the coated bread slices into the hot oil and fry until golden brown and crispy.

Step 4: Remove the fried vegetable bread slices using a slotted spoon and place them on a paper towel to drain excess oil.

For Serving:

Step 1: Serve the Fried Vegetable Bread hot with your favorite dipping sauce, such as tamarind chutney or mint-coriander chutney.

Step 2: Enjoy this crispy and flavorful snack, savoring the combination of spiced vegetables encased in a crunchy chickpea flour coating.

These Fried Vegetable Bread bites are perfect for snacking or as a party appetizer. The crispiness of the coating and the flavorful vegetable filling make them a delightful treat for any occasion.

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