Bread Pakora Recipe, How to Make Bread Pakora Recipe with Stuffed Potato

Bread Pakora RecipeBread Pakora Recipe is one of the famous North Indian snack food. It is made with spicy masala blended with potatoes and coated with gram flour and deep fried.

You might think potato pakoda will absorb a lot of oil and is not good for health. Then you are wrong, gram flour when coat well gets cooked and not allow oil to get absorbed. If you move towards the streets of Mumbai or visit Shirdi temple you will find many tiffin centers with this recipe.

In simple words, Bread Pakora recipe would be best during rainy seasons or with tea. Your children like to have a bite as it’s crunchy outside and soft and spicy inside. It’s a kind of pav bhaji but coated with gram flour and deep fried.

Bread Pakora Recipe, How to Make Bread Pakora Recipe with Stuffed Potato

Bread Pakora Recipe is one of the famous North Indian snack food. It is made with spicy masala blended with potatoes and coated with gram flour and deep fried.
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 650 kcal
Author Rambabu Uppada


Ingredients (1 cup=200 ml.):

  • Bread Slices – 8 slices
  • Oil for deep fry

For stuffing Break Pakora Recipe:

  • Potatoes – 1/2 kg.
  • Oil - 3 tbsp.
  • Curry leaves - 1 tbsp.
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tbsp.
  • Green chilies - 4 nos.
  • Onion - 1 no. big
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Red Chili powder - 3/4 tbsp.
  • Salt - 1/2 tbsp. as per your taste
  • Garam masala powder - 1/4 tbsp.
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1/4 tbsp.
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tbsp.
  • Mango powder/ Amchur - 1 tbsp.
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp.

For bread pakora batter:

  • Besan/ gram flour – 1 cup
  • Salt - 1/2 tbsp. as per your taste
  • Thymol seeds - 1/2 tbsp.
  • Red chili powder – 1/4 tbsp.
  • Baking powder - 1/4 tbsp.
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Rice flour - 1/4 cup.
  • Water - needed


Preparing Filling:

  1. In a vessel, boil potatoes and mash them to a soft paste.
  2. In a pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves and green chillies.
  3. Once mustard seeds start spluttering, add onions, red chilli powder, hing, ginger garlic paste.
  4. Sauté for a while till ginger garlic paste loses its raw flavor.
  5. Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder and mango powder.
  6. Mix all ingredients and add mashed potato.
  7. Cook for 2-3 minutes then add coriander leaves and mix well. Keep aside.

Preparing Batter:

  1. Sieve besan flour and add crushed thymol seeds, chilli powder, salt, baking powder, rice flour, hing and mix all ingredients.
  2. Add little water and make a thick and soft batter, if needed add required quantity of water.

Note: Maintain thick consistency or else our recipe consumes more oil.

  1. Whisk the batter well to get a soft and fluffy layer.


  1. In a slice of bread, put potato stuff and spread over it and close it with another bread slice like a sandwich.
  2. Slice this bread into your required shape and keep aside.
  3. When you are about to deep fry, dip each slice of bread and coat batter properly.
  4. In a deep pan, heat oil and dip bread slices once oil reaches optimum heat.
  5. Deep fry those by flipping to another side till you get golden color.
  6. Serve Bread Pakora Recipe on a tissue paper, this recipe can be eaten directly or with tomato ketchup.

Recipe Video

How to Make Bread Pakora Recipe:


Preparing Filling:


  • Boil potatoes and remove skin, when they are hot, mash them and keep aside.

Potato Stuffing (1)


  • Heat pan, add 3 tbsp. oil, curry leaves, mustard seeds and chopped green chilies.

Potato Stuffing (2)


  • Add chopped onions, hing, red chili powder and salt.

Potato Stuffing (3)


  • Continue adding garam masala powder, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and mango powder/ amchur.

Potato Stuffing (4)


  • Mix all the ingredients and saute for a while, add mashed potato and cook for a minute.

Potato Stuffing (5)

  • Once potato is cooked, add coriander leaves and off the heat.

Potato Stuffing (6)

  • Mix well and check salt and spiciness, if needed you can add a bit and adjust according to your taste.


Preparing Batter:


  • Sieve gram flour/ bean flour for any insects or dust.

Sieve Gram flour

  • Add this flour in a broad vessel and add salt, thymol seeds and red chili powder.

Batter (1)

  • Continue adding baking powder, hing, rice flour and mix well till all ingredients are mixed.

Batter (2)

Tip: Adding hing will keep the recipe to maintain light color and attain golden brown color while deep fry

  • Add water in the small amount and make a batter which is not thick nor thin.

Batter (3)

  • Whisk well with your hand (for a detailed view, watch the video below).

Batter (4)

Tip: Consistency of batter will make the recipe absorb less or more oil. If the consistency is thin oil absorbs more.

Tip: Taste the batter so that you can adjust your seasoning according to your taste.


  • Take one slice of bread and spread potato mixture over it like a sandwich.

Bread pakora Recipe (5)

  • Take one more bread slice and put over first one and press gently so that it bonds with potato mash.

Bread pakora Recipe (6)

  • Cut bread slices diagonally so that they look like a triangle.

Bread pakora Recipe (7)

  • Dip this bread slices in batter and make sure that it’s coated well.

Bread pakora Recipe (2)

Note: Make sure that bread is not dipped for long in the batter so that it absorbs more batter. By doing so it breaks while deep fry.

  • Heat oil in a pan, once it’s hot deep fry Bread pakora recipe on both sides.

Bread pakora Recipe (3)

  • Once they turn golden brown remove and place them on tissue paper or in a separate bowl.

Bread pakora Recipe (4)

Rambabu Uppada

I am Rambabu Uppada, founder of Indian Recipe Info. I am fond of food, I thought of sharing my cooking experience with you all. I designed each recipe in such a way that you can simply follow my steps and prepare restaurant rich recipes at your home.

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