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Bread besan toast is a nice alternative to French toast for those who do not eat egg. Besan toast is prepared by dipping the toast in spicy besan batter then they are shallow fried.
Preparation & Cooking Time : 15 mins
Serves: 2-3 persons
1 cup besan/gram flour
4 slices of bread (white, brown or whole wheat bread)
2 tbsp finely chopped onions
2 tbsp finely chopped tomatoes
1 or 2 green chilies, finely chopped
¾ tsp finely chopped ginger
2 tsp finely chopped coriander leaves
a pinch of asafoetida
⅛ tsp turmeric powder
¼ tsp red chili powder
5 to 6 tbsp water or add as required to make a batter of medium consistency
1 or 2 tbsp oil for frying or as required
salt as required
1] In a bowl , take finely chopped onions, tomatoes, ginger, green chilies and coriander leaves.
2] Add Chickpea/gram flour, turmeric powder, red chili powder, asafoetida and salt.
3] Add water. whisk to a medium consistency batter. there should be no lumps in the batter. don't make thin batter.
4] Slice the bread in two triangular or rectangular slices.
5] Heat 1 tbsp oil for frying in a tava or frying pan.
6] Dip the bread in the batter. with your hands, coat the bread evenly with the batter. also place the chopped onions & tomatoes on the bread slices with your hands. don't keep the bread too long in the batter as then the slice breaks.
7] Place the batter coated bread slices on the tava. when the base is cooked and browned, flip and fry the other side.
8] flip and fry a couple of times to get even browning.
9] serve the besan toasts immediately. fry the remaining bread slices in the same way.
10] serve bread Chickpea toast plain or with tomato ketchup or coriander chutney.
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