Bread Rolls – Crispy and Tasty Snacks
- Breads - 5-6 slices
- Boiled potatoes - 2
- Spices - Ajwain, red chili powder, turmeric powder, amchur/dry mango powder, saunf /fennel seeds, jeera/cumin powder, corn flour and chaat masala- each 1/2 tablespoon
- Chopped green chilies - 2
- Chopped onions - 1 of medium size
- Green peas - 1/4th cup
- Water - 1/2 cup for dipping breads
- Salt to taste
- Chopped coriander leaves - less than 1/4th cup
- Oil - 2 tablespoon for making the stuffing and rest as required for frying bread rolls
- Heat some oil in a pan on medium heat and add chopped onions to it. Saute for few seconds, add boiled mashed potatoes, green peas, green chilies to it. Add spices and salt and mix well. It hardly takes 2-3 minutes to saute the whole mixture. Switch off the gas. Allow the mix to cool down for a minute. Stuffing is ready.
- Meanwhile take a bread slice and cut the sides. Dip the bread slice in 1/2 cup water and squeeze out the water from it by pressing it gently with your palms.
- Meanwhile heat oil in a pan on medium flame for frying bread rolls. Make oval shaped aloo tikkis/ dumplings for stuffing in bread rolls. Place one aloo tikki/ dumpling at the center of the bread and fold the bread closing all edges making a cylindrical shape.
- Likewise make all bread rolls ready for frying. Once the oil is heated, fry these bread rolls on higher medium flame till they become crispy and golden brown in colour.
- Place them in tissue paper,so as to drain excess oil from them.
- Delicious "Bread Rolls" are ready to be served with chutney/ ketchup for snacks.
Good food creates good memories and can win many hearts. Though basic cooking started in my Mumbai days, but being in Germany for few years, I started missing all Indian food especially street food. This has made me trying new and new dishes at home and even during the lockdown period in india, it has proved to be the need of the hour!!