Things required: (serves 4)
Sandwich bread: 12 pieces
ajwain: 1/2 tspn
besan 3 cups
oil to fry
salt to taste
red chilly powder: 1/2 tspn (optional)
coriander powder: 1 tspn (optional)
green chilly, ginger paste: 1 tspn
Add water to besan to make a smooth paste so as to dip bread pakodas. Add chilly ginger paste, ajwain, coriander powder, red chilly powder, salt to taste. Beat the batter well.
Take three bread pieces. Put butter one side of two pieces. On other side put a layer of green chutney on one piece and a layer of tomato sauce on another . Keep the bread with chutney at the bottom (chutney side facing up), place the other bread with sauce over it, keeping the sauce face up. Place the third bread piece over this.
Heat Oil, add one tb spn of hot oil in besan batter and mix well (this makes pakodas crispy). Dip the three breads in besan batter and fry in oil. Make all the pakodas in the same way. Sprinkle chat masala powder on these pakodas and cut them diagonally to get four rainbow pakodas from each piece. Serve with the coloured side up, with sauce and chutney.