Cheese stuffed bread Pakoray

Friday, August 19, 2011

Bread and Cheese Pakoray

Cheese stuffed bread Pakoray is another interesting snack that goes well in the raining weather. it is favorite snack of my family, however, is popularly used white bread, rye bread can also be used. in pakistan bread pakoras are very famous which is filled with a potato filling, coated with batter of gram flour (besan batter) and deep fried. It is served with chutney and green chutney dry red made from onions, garlic and red pepper.

 Cheese stuffed bread Pakoray


Bread slices:                                                               8
Processed cheese, grated:                                           1 cup
Spring onions with greens,(chopped):                            2
Green chilli, (chopped):                                                2
Gram flour (besan):                                                     1 1/2 cups
Carom seeds (ajwain):                                                 1/2 teaspoon
Salt:                                                                           to taste
Baking powder:                                                           1/4 teaspoon
Red chilli powder:                                                        1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder:                                                        1/4 teaspoon
Oil:                                                                            for deep-frying
Date and tamarind chutney:                                         as required
Mint chutney:                                                             as required


Take a bowl and put cheese. Add Chopped spring onion greens. Chop the spring bulb and add green chillies. Mix well and place aside. Put gram flour in a bowl. Add carom seeds,red chili powder, salt,turmeric powder , baking powder, and enough water. Allow to make a smooth batter.
Heat oil in a karahi. Also heat a pan. Lightly toast the bread slices on the non stick pan. Spread date and tamarind chutney on 4 brown toasted slices, mint , coriander chutney on the remaining

Over the slices spread the cheese mixture  with date and tamarind chutney and cover with the slices with mint and coriander chutney and press gently. Cut each sandwich into 4 triangles. Dip the triangles in the gram flour batter and slide into the oil and deep fry till golden and crisp.

Serve hot Cheese stuffed bread Pakoray* with any chutney.

(*Drain on absorbent paper)