Plain Bread Pakora Recipe – Street Side Snack

Written by Maahi Gupta
  By Maahi Gupta          Updated  2 Jan, 18



Besan bread pakoda plain
Besan bread pakoda plain 

Bread Pakora is a famous snack in North India and if you have seen the bollywood movie 'Band Baaja Baraat', the lead hero of the movie frequently takes the oath in the name of this dish! This probably was his love towards it and he had found a new and unique way of appreciating it.

There are many versions of Bread Pakora primary differentiated on the basis of what's stuffed inside its two sandwiched layers. It is nothing but a fried sandwich technically but tastes a lot different than other sandwich options.

I am talking about the plain Bread Pakora recipe here and if you are interested in knowing how to make the one with Potato (Aloo) stuffing, you can watch this step by step video of Aloo Bread Pakora.

You can also eat it as a Chat. This is quite a famous way of presenting it on street side Bread Pakora vendors. Bread Pakora Chaat Recipe. This is another way the street vendors serve the Bread Pakora in Delhi.

Lets get back to our current focus and get the plain bread pakora going.


5 min Prep
2 min Cook
Yield  8 number
Nutrition Facts
Plain Bread Pakora Recipe - Street Side Snack
Amount Per Serving
Calories 607 Calories from Fat 540
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 60g 92%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Trans Fat 0.001g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 43g
Cholesterol 0.03mg 0%
Sodium 254mg 11%
Potassium 105mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 2g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 0.2%
Vitamin C 0.01%
Calcium 3%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  • Ingredients for Besan Pakoda should be ready now.
    Besan pakoda Ingredients
    Besan pakoda Ingredients 
  • Take a pan or a container to make the Gram flour paste.Add Gram Flour, Salt, Red Chili powder, Cumin seeds, Heeng and Garam Masala.
    Add spices in Besan
    Add spices in Besan 
  • Add water and mix well.
    Add water
    Add water 
  • The paste should attain a dropping consistency as shown in the image.
    Dropping consistency
    Dropping consistency 
  • Take a frying pan. Add oil and heat it on high flame.
  • By the mean time Oil heats up, you can cut the bread slices into two pieces (cutting from center will give you two rectangular pieces from 1 bread slice).
  • Once oil is hot, dip the bread piece in the gram flour paste completely and drop it carefully (sliding along the frying pan walls) in hot oil.
    Dip bread
    Dip bread 
  • Let it fry until it turns golden brown from both sides. You should flip it once it attains golden brown color on one end.
    Deep fry
    Deep fry 
  • If you have enough space to fry couple of bread pieces in your frying pan, you can add more to speed up the process.
    Fry multiple at the same time
    Fry multiple at the same time 
  • Once it attains the golden brown color, take it out from frying pan.
    Plain bread pakoda fried
    Plain bread pakoda fried 

  • Besan bread pakoda plain
    Besan bread pakoda plain 
    Plain bread pakoda breakfast
    Plain bread pakoda breakfast 

     Storage and Serving Suggestions

    Serve them with tomato ketchup or Coriander Chutney. Enjoy.

    Recipe Recipe In English