April 15, 2017

Tawa Toasted Besan Bread

This is a healthy version of a Bread bajji in which the besan batter dipped bread slices are toasted on a tawa with a less oil instead of deep frying. Green chilli and coriander leaves are made into fine paste and added to the besan flour is further made into batter by adding water. Then, the bread slices are dipped in the besan batter and toasted on the tawa with a minimal oil. This is a perfect evening snack for kids and also can be served as breakfast along with Mint chutney. Variations can be done in this recipe by adding grated carrots, beetroots etc which in addition also makes the toast more healthy. To make it more spicy, increase the addition of chilli or add 1/2 tsp of red chilli powder to the recipe.

Ingredients :

6 - 7 Bread slices 
1 Cup Besan flour 
1 Green chilly, chopped 
1/4 Cup Coriander leaves, chopped 
Less than 1/4 Tsp Turmeric powder 
Less than 1/4 Tsp Hing powder 
Salt to taste 
3/4 - 1 Cup Water 

Method :

Cut the bread slices diagonally and keep aside.

Grind green chilli into fine paste by coriander leaves, turmeric powder and hing powder along with it.

Take besan flour in a bowl and add the ground paste.

Add the required amount of salt and add water little by little to prepare a batter.

Prepare a batter without any lumps and the consistency should be like a Dosa batter ( not too thick nor watery ).

Heat a non stick tawa and brush it with little oil.

Now take a slice of bread, dip it in the batter and place it on the tawa.

Smear little oil and cook both the sides in a medium flame.

Repeat the process for the remaining bread slices.

Once done, remove from the flame and serve hot.

Serving Options :

Serve hot with Mint Chutney.

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