How to make Bread Vada -

Vegetable dumplings dipped in crumb batter, golden fried and served with chutney.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Bread slices (ब्रेड स्लाइस), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Bread Vada

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bread Vada Recipe

  • Bread slices 8-10

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Green chilli finely chopped 2

  • Curry leaves hand torn 5-6

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Roasted peanuts 3 tablespoons

  • Rice flour 1/2 cup

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Soda bicarbonate a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoon

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Trim the edges and cut the bread slices into cubes. Put them in a bowl.

Step 2

Add the onion, green chillies, curry leaves, ginger, cumin seeds, peanuts, rice flour, yogurt, soda bicarbonate and salt and mix well to make a dough.

Step 3

Add the coriander leaves and mix. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Grease your palms, take a little of the dough and roll into ball.

Step 4

Press lightly and make a hole in the centre just like a medu vada. Slide the vadas into the hot oil and deep fry on medium heat till golden and crisp.

Step 5

Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with any chutney.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.