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Bread Pakoda with a Zucchini Twist
8 - bread slices
3 tbsp - spicy mint chutney/sauce
3 tbsp - sweet tamarind chutney/sauce
2 Zuchinni (Slices)
2 tbsp - butter
1 cup - gram-flour
1/2 cup - beaten curd/yoghurt
1.5 tbsp - chaat masala
1/4 tsp - ajwain
1/4 tsp - red chili pwd
1/4 tsp - turmeric pwd
1/ tsp - cumin pwd
1 tsp - sugar
water to make the batter
salt to taste
oil to deep fry
zucchini slices ko marinate karo with butter & chaat masala. Set aside for 10-15 mins.
Make a smooth batter (ribbon - consistency) of the flour, sugar, salt, yogurt, turmeric, red chili pwd, cumin pwd, ajwain with some water. Apply tamarind sauce to 3 slices & mint sauce to the other 3.
Zucchini slices ko tamarind sauce ke slice aur mint sauce ke slice ke beech mein daal do.
Repeat with the remaining bread & zucchini.
Cut into half or diagonally to triangles. Wet your hands
Press each sandwich between moist palms to ensure slices stick together & don't slip apart.
Now heat oil in a kadai, coat the bread with batter and deep fry.
Turn over; when it is golden-brown beneath.
Fry to get an even colour all-round.
Leave to drain on paper towel & serve with chutneys, ketchup of any sauce of your choice.