Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Paavacho Sanno (Spicy bread mix)

Ingredients:
10-12 bread slices
 2 small onions
3 green chillies finely chopped
1 tbsp freshly grated coconut
1 teaspoon  jeera/cumin seeds (optional)
a pinch of hing
1/4  teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tbsp oil
few strands of fresh coriander finely chopped
1 teaspoon  sugar
7-8 curry leaves
1/2 teaspoon mustard
salt to taste



Method:
  1. Make small pieces of the bread slices with hand or cut into cubes with a knife.
  2. Chop the onions, green chillies and coriander separately
  3. Take 1/2 cup water. Add a little turmeric powder, sugar and little salt. Mix well. Using a tea spoon, spread this mixture on the bread cubes. Make sure it doesnt’ become soggy. It should remain moist.
  4. Heat oil in a pan. Once the oil heats, add mustard, jeera and hing. Let the seeds splutter. Now add the curry leaves. Fry for some time. Add the chopped onions. Fry till the onions turn pinkish.
    Add the green chillies. Fry for some more time. Add turmeric powder and salt to taste.
  5. Keep on low heat for a few mins. Now add  bread cubes. Mix well with the onion mixture. Add the remaining bread cubes and mix well. Keep on low heat all through now. Mix well till masala spreads through the bread cubes.
  6. Garnish with grated coconut and coriander. Serve hot with tea or coffee.