Potato Paneer Bread Pakora

Servings: 4 pakodas
Cuisine: Indian
Course: Appetizer
Time: 45 minutes
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Deep fried bread sandwich stuffed with hot and spicy potatoes, paneer, and green chutney. The popular street food, Potato Paneer Bread Pakora is the perfect snack for a rainy day.


  • 4 slices white bread
  • 2 slices paneer
  • 4 tsp green coriander and mint chutney
  • Oil for deep frying

For the stuffing

  • 1 cup boiled and mashed potatoes
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1-2 chopped green chillies
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder (jeera)
  • 1 tsp coriander powder (dhania)
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp amchoor (dry mango) powder
  • 1 tsp chat masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tsp chopped green coriander leaves

For the batter

  • 1 1/2 cups gram flour (besan)
  • 3 tbsp rice flour
  • 1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1/2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • Water as required


  • To begin, prepare the stuffing. In a large bowl, mix together boiled and mashed potatoes, finely chopped onions, chopped green chillies, ginger garlic paste, cumin powder (jeera), coriander powder (dhania), salt, Kashmiri red chilli powder, amchoor (dry mango powder), chat masala powder, garam masala powder, and chopped green coriander leaves. Mix well and keep aside.
  • Next, prepare the batter. In another bowl, mix together gram flour (besan), rice flour, carom seeds (ajwain), salt, and Kashmiri red chilli powder. Add in water and mix into a smooth batter. Let it rest for a while.
  • To prepare the pakodas, take 4 slices of bread. Spread green chutney generously on all the slices.
  • Next, spread the potato stuffing evenly on all the slices.
  • Finally, place the paneer on one of the slices and cover it with the other slice. Press down a bit. Cut it into half diagonally.
  • Add the baking soda to the batter and mix well.
  • In the meantime, heat oil for deep frying.
  • Dip the prepared sandwich into the batter and wipe off the excess.
  • Deep fry on high heat till lightly colored.
  • The Potato Paneer Bread Pakoras are ready to serve. Sprinkle some chat masala on top and serve with fried green chillies.


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