Snacks are the most important, famous or in the demand of the people all over world. During evening time or being outside in a group we first order or our choice is to eat snacks. If we are travelling some where we take some dry snacks. We always pack some food to eat before the long journey starts and always we keep in our mind that the food should be dry and long lasting. We always come across some outside food like chips packet, biscuits etc. Nowadays we have the facilities to order food during the journey by plane or train. But what about when we travel through our own vehicle. We have to pack some food to eat. And also it is believed that homemade food is the best one to carry during the travel. We mostly carry “Nimki, Dry fruits, biscuits and also some packet of chips”. But there are some of the snacks which is easy to carry and will be very helpful during the journey. They are’ Dhokla, crunchy bread slice pakoda’. If you are in a one day journey you can pack this with your journey. It is really helpful because when you are hungry you don’t have to search for food, you can eat this which will make your stomach full and refreshing. Also it is easy to carry. 

Also we can have this during our evening snacks. ‘Bread slice pakoda’ is the easy crunchy snack to eat with chutney or tea “Chai”. Not only older people loves to eat but also kids enjoy while eating. This homemade snack is an easy recipe that everyone can make in a 15-20 minutes. And the whole family can seat together and enjoy the evening time. 

Family together the world is together. So let’s have a look on the recipe.
“Crunchy bread slice pakoda”

It is a crunchy-soft and salty flavour snack food. It is an Indian cuisin. This is the snack which can be eaten during the evening time also it can be easily carried during travelling. It is spicy, salty in taste. 

Cook time:- 15-20minutes
Total time:- 25 minutes
Serve:- 3-4 people

Ingredients Required:- 
  • Rice flour:- 1 bowl 
  • Bread:- 8-10 slice
  • Onion:- 1
  • Green chilli, Ginger-garlic paste:- 1tbs
  • Turmeric
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Water

Steps to make the batter.

  • Take a bowl. Add rice flour in it.
  • Add chopped onion and green chilli, ginger garlic paste. 
  • Add turmeric as per your requirement and a salt as per taste. 
  • Add water, mix it well and make a thick paste. 
  • The batter is ready.

Steps to fry the bread. 

  • Cut all the bread slice into a small pieces. 
  • Keep the pan on the medium flame. 
  • When the pan gets hot add oil.
  • Now add bread pieces and fry till it get fried nicely.
  • Take out and keep it aside.

Steps to make the ‘crunchy bread slice pakoda’

  1. Keep the pan on the flame.
  2. Add oil as per the requirement. The oils should be in a large amount so that the pakoda can be fried easily and nicely. 
  3. Now take one piece of bread and dip in the batter and then put in the oil. Continue this with the rest of the bread pieces.
  4. Keep the flame at the medium. 
  5. Fry it till it gets golden brown colour in it. 
  6. Take out and serve this with coriander leaves chutney. 
  7. If you want you can add chat masala as per your taste.

The “crunchy bread slice pakoda'” is ready. Enjoy this with chutney or with a tea. Try this recipe at your home and make your time refreshing. It is super easy to make. 

 “Rice Balls” is an Indian cuisine. It is soft crunchy snack time dish. Mostly this is prefer during the evening time. 

It is salty-spicy in taste. This is stuffed with coocked rice, some veggies and spices due to which it forms a softness inside the balls. For the crunchiness outside, white flour, rice flour and besan is used. 

Most of the time, during the lunch hour is happen that the coocked rice is left and we think of throwing it. But some of us just give to the animals that’s the good habbit but what if we have no other options than throwing the rice. Let me tell you, we have special and best option rather than throwing. We have ‘rice balls’. 

When I thought of recipe for this it was really confusing that if I do and it will create a mess then. Twice I have gone to my kitchen and returned back thinking of it will be a big mess. It was evening time and I was really hungry so I decided and took a challenge and started to make. And guess what I was really happy with the result. Unfortunately, it started raining and yes, a fried balls dish during rainy time. It changed the whole mood. Ofcourse, having snacks like this during rainy time is amazing. 

So, here is the recipe of the rice balls.

Ingredients required:-

  • RICE:- cooked(1bowl)
  • ONION:- 1
  • CARROT:- 1
  • CAPSICUM:- 1
  • TURMERIC:- 1/3 tea spoon
  • CHAT MASALA:- (optional)
  • WHITE FLOUR:- 1tbs
  • RICE FLOUR:- 1tbs
  • BESAN:- 1tbs

Steps :- 

  1. Mash the cooked rice properly. 
  2. Chop the onion, capsicum, carrot, green chilli and coriander leaves.
  3. Mix the chopped ingredients with mashed rice.
  4. Add turmeric, salt as per taste and coriander leaves. Again mix it well. Make a fine dough.
  5. Take a pan, let it get hot. Add oil as per your requirement so that the balls can be fried nicely.
  6. Now take another bowl, add white flour, rice flour and besan. Add water in it.
  7. Now mix it well and make a thick paste. Remember there should be no lumps and then add salt a pinch.
  8. Now make the small- small balls of the dough and dip in the paste. 
  9. Add the balls in the pan. Fry till it becomes golden brown.
  10. Fry it in a low flame. After 15 minutes it is ready for 2-3 people.

Serve this hot crunchy snack with chutney or tomato sauce and also sprinkle some chat masala above the balls. Enjoy this snack during the evening. 

Try this out and share with you close ones.