Palak Bread Vada ( Spinach and Bread Vada )

Today's recipe is Palak Bread Vada. Vada is a deep fried savoury dish which is served during breakfast or snacks. There are so many different types of vadas made in India. The most common types of vadas are medu vada, aloo vada (made of potatoes) and sago vadas. But you can make any types of vadas of your choice. Today I am preparing with bread. Its super tasty and delicious. There are many different ways of making bread vada. You can really play with the ingredients, can add any vegetables of your choice in this recipe. Today I am using palak, (spinach) with bread. This recipe is my take on it However, you can add or subtract ingredients according to your taste. 

 In this recipe, I have just added all the ingredients together, kneaded into a soft dough and just deep fried it. That's it.  It is super crunchy from outside and soft from inside. Can be served with any chutney or dips of your choice, or you can also serve it with sambar. (lentils prepared with vegetables.)

So here is my recipe.
The video for the recipe at the end of the page.

Preparation Time:- 15 minutes    Standing Time:- 5 minutes        Cooking Time:- 10 - 15 minutes   Total Time:- 30-35 minutes

No of Servings:- 2 - 3 persons

1 cup = 250 ml
½ cup = 125ml
1/3 cup = 80 ml
1 tablespoon = 15 ml
1 teaspoon = 5 ml
½ teaspoon = 2.5 ml
¼ teaspoon = 1.25 ml

* White Bread:- 6-7 slices
* Palak/ Spinach:- 1 cup (finely chopped)
* Rice Flour:- 1/3 cup
* Ginger:- 1 teaspoon (Grated)
* Chopped onions:- 1 medium
* Coriander Leaves:- 1 tablespoon chopped
* Milk:- ½ cup
* Peanuts:- 1 teaspoon( deskinned and chopped)
* Cumin Seeds:- ½ teaspoon
* Red Chilli Powder:- 1 teaspoon
*  Soda Bicarbonate:- ¼ teaspoon
* salt:- to taste
* Vegetable Oil:- for frying the vadas


1. Take bread slices and tear it roughly into bite-size pieces. 

2. Now add chopped spinach, rice flour, onions, grated ginger, red chilli powder, cumin seeds, coriander leaves, peanuts, soda bicarbonate and salt. 

3. Now add milk in batches and mix all the ingredients well. Knead into a soft sticky dough. Keep it aside for 5 minutes.

4. Now apply some oil in your palm. Take a small portion of the dough and give it a pattie shape. Keep it on a greased plate.

5. Heat some vegetable oil in a pan or wok. Once hot, add the vadas into the oil. Fry till its crispy and golden brown in colour.

Your spinach bread vadas are ready to be served.

* If you want to knead the dough with water instead of milk, you can do so.

* If you feel that the dough is too dense, you can add ½ teaspoon of soda bicarbonate instead of a ¼ teaspoon.

Serving Tips:- Serve these vadas with coconut chutney, ketchup or sambar (lentils soup with vegetables) Best goes with sambar.

Do try my recipe and leave for comments below. Till then Happy Cooking.!

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