How to make Tadka Bread -

A great way to use up stale bread – you are sure to enjoy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Bread (ब्रेड), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Tadka Bread

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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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Tadka Bread Recipe

  • Bread slices 6-8

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies 2

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Curry leaves 5-7

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1-2 tablespoons + a spring for garnishing


Step 1

Roughly chop green chillies. Tear and grind the bread slices coarsely.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds, asafoetida, chillies and curry leaves and mix well. Add onion, mix and sauté till golden.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder, sugar and salt and mix well. Add breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 4

Add some water and mix well. Add coriander leaves, mix, cover and cook for 3-5 minutes.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with a coriander sprig.

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