Sunday, February 12, 2012

Potato Stuffed Bread Balls.. toasted not fried

I generally hesitate to deep fry bread as it sucks loads of oil. But fried bread has this crunchy and soft texture which I love. Last week when I tried the cheesy bread balls I knew that I would never repeat deep frying bread in the near future. So came up with this method of toasting the bread balls in a paniyaram pan. Was not equivalent to the deep fried ones but was no less in taste too. It was crunchy, well toasted, not oily and soft in the inside.

~*What U Need*~
Potato - 1(large)
Garam masala - 1/4 tsp
Chat masala - 1/4 tsp
Tomato sauce - 1 tbsp
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

Bread slices - 6
Water - to dip

How I Made it:
Pressure cook the potato for 3 whistles. Peel off the skin and mash well. Add the garam masala, chat masala, tomato sauce, chilli powder and salt (adjust according to taste).
Dip the bread slices in water for 1 second. Squeeze out the excess water and flatten it. Place a generous amount of the potato masala mixture in the center, close the edges and roll into balls.
Heat paniyaaram pan, add oil. Now drop in the bread balls and toast till evenly brown. Alternatively you can deep fry in oil also.

Serve hot with ketchup.

So thats it Folks...
With Love,

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  1. Wow, looks superb, perfect evening snack..

  2. Delicious looking and healthy looking bread rolls. Excellent preparation.
    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. Inviting balls n really delicious too...

  4. Healthy and yummy one..Loved it :)

  5. Nice recipe.Very simple and easy to prepare.Will try soon and let you know.

  6. Nice idea to toast it.Even I am hesitant of frying..Came out so well and tempting.

  7. Wow, this looks yummy indeed! Happy Valentine's day!!

  8. Absolutely true. You wouldn't catch me frying a bread! Unless they have cheese, potato or anything delicious.. So bad for my health... Thank you for this new method.

  9. Bread and potato--my two favorite ingredients. It's all the more tempting when its combined. And baked! Yum!

  10. That is a great idea to toast the bread.

  11. The cheese balls look yummy...I agree with you if our favourite dishes become less fatty, they are so much more can eat to heart's content without feeling guilty or worried...

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  13. This is what I call the perfect way of having breads and that too without deep frying...wooosh!! :)

    Ongoing Event: Cakes, Cookies and Desserts

  14. perfect snack to munch on, loved it being oil less :)

  15. This is great as a snack... Dip the bread in egg or flour batter, roll in bread crumbs (just like you do for for cutlets)and then deep fry... It wont absorb too much Oil...

  16. Nice way to use the paniyaram pan,perfect snack as well..

    Erivum Puliyum

  17. wonderful recipe..looks great........nice space vth yummy recipe

  18. so totally this vimitha..
    Tasty Appetite

  19. I love making healthier versions of vadais and other goodies in paniyaram pan. This looks so scrumptious and would make a perfect snack with tea. Will try this sometime and let you know Vimi. Hope you are doing good :)


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