Thursday, June 9, 2011

Podi / Fried Bread Fruit

  • 2 cups Basan / chick pea flour
  • 1/2 Bread Fruit peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • pinch of Hing/ asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

  • Take all the ingredients except Bread fruit and Oil in a vessel. Add a cup of water and mix well to make a smooth batter. Carefully add the water if needed. Consistency should be as of Idli batter.
  • Heat the Oil in a pan, Dip the sliced Bread fruit in the batter and deep fry. Fry until you see light brown colour.
  • Serve hot with chutney or ketchup.


  1. Hey...what's a bread fruit?????

  2. hey it looks like a small jackfruit..It has several names; Beru halasu, Deev halsasu,Jeegujje etc...

  3. Hi,

    Nice blog with yummy dishes..
    Where can i get breadfruit in USA.?


  4. Wow..looks so nice..I can't get the breadfruit here:(

  5. Shree and Vani, try in chines, Indian and Pakistani grocery shops...Thank you both.

  6. sounds yummy...nice try..
    first time your space..interesting recipe collection..
    happy to follow u..:)
    do stop by mine sometime..
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  7. I've never tasted bread fact this is the first time I'm hearing abt this on ur blog..sounds interesting and the pakoda so crispy and delicious!

  8. thank you Jay for the compliment and following..@ Suman Thank you, Click on the link below to see the images if you have no idea of how it looks, If you find the breadfruit anywhere in the grcery shop, give it a try. You can even see the breadfruit Curry recipe in my blog.

    have fun