Bread Potato Vada

21 Jun

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Bread Potato Vada.

Bread is softened with water and mixed with yogurt and potato mixture. It is then bonded with besan / gram flour and made into small disks. The bread potato vada are then deep fried in oil till golden brown in color. Serve bread potato vada immediately as a tea time snack with ketchup.
Makes: around 8 Bread Potato Vada.

Ingredients:

Brown Bread Slices 4
Potato 1
Besan / Gram Flour 2 Tbsps
Onion 1/2 Small
Plain Yogurt 1 Tbsp
Green Chiles 1 – 2
Cumin Seeds a big Pinch
Salt to Taste
Oil for Deep Frying

Method of preparation:

Wash, halve the potato and boil in water till cooked and soft.
Peel the boiled potato and crumble it.

Remove the crusts of the bread and tear the bread.
Soak the bread in little water for few minutes to soften it up.
Squeeze the water out of the bread.

In a mixing bowl, mix together squeezed bread, yogurt, besan, crumbled potato, onion, green chiles, cumin seeds and salt.
Adjust seasonings if necessary and take a big spoonful of above mixture and form into soft ball and press the ball between palms to form a disk.
Repeat the same with remaining bread potato vada mixture.

Heat oil in a deep fying pan on medium low heat.
Carefully drop the prepared bread potato vada into hot oil.
Repeat the same until surface of the oil is filled up.
Fry the bread potato vada on both sides till golden brown in color.

Once fried, remove the bread potato vada onto absorbent paper.
Repeat the same with any remaining bread potato vada mixture.
Serve bread potato vada immediately as a tea time snack with ketchup.
Notes: Make sure to adjust the temperature where necessary to fry the bread potato vada evenly.

Suggestions: If the bread potato vada is soft inside, put them back into hot oil and deep fried again till crisp outside and cooked inside. If its hard, make sure the mixture is not too tight, adjust with yogurt.
Variations: You can also add coriander leaves or mint leaves to the bread potato vada mixture before deep frying.
Other Names: Bread Potato Vada.

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7 Responses to “Bread Potato Vada”

  1. priya August 12, 2013 at 6:41 am #

    very nice and easy. thnx.

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  5. santhi November 11, 2013 at 9:59 pm #

    Vada looks very appetizing

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  7. Lakshmi December 18, 2013 at 3:18 am #

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