Vegetable French Toast

Ingredients(2-3 servings)

4-5 Bread slices

1 Cup gram flour (besan)

½ tsp carom seeds (Ajwaiin)

½ tsp red chili powder

½ tsp cumin powder

2 tbls of fine chopped onions

1 tsp Green chili – fine chopped

1 tbls coriander leaves – fine chopped

1 Cup of water or as needed

Vegetable oil for cooking


Seive Gram flour in a big bowl add ajwaiin, red chilli powder, cumin powder and salt and mix well.

Pour water slowly little at a time and with a spoon or a fork mix the besan and make a smooth batter.

Add chopped chopped onions, green chilies, coriander in the better and mix well

Cut the bread slices into desired shapes (triangle, rectangle or circle ).    

Grease a nonstick frying pan with oil and heat it on medium heat.

Take a piece of bread at a time and dip it in the besan batter and coat it and place it on the hot greased pan and place few pieces of bread, depending on the size of the frying pan.

Let the bread cook for 4 to 5 minutes, drizzle little oil around the bread pieces.

Now turn the bread peices with the spatula and drizzle little oil and cook for 2 to 3 minutes on other side. In 8 to 10 minutes bread pieces will become golden brown, take them off the pan and place them on a plate over paper towel, so that extra oil absorbed.

Cook all the bread peices as same procedure

Serve hot with with coriander chutney or tomato ketchup