Bread roll, Bread pakoda, Tikki etc would be our breakfast on sundays when we were younger. Paranthas were made for weekday breakfast and these fried delights during weekends. I wonder how I have stayed thin and alive, after eating such junk food. We can't imagine eating such foods regularly now.
But I wanted to make something with potatoes to submit for the two potato events and decided to make these for breakfast this sunday. This is a very common dish in northern India, especially Delhi and Punjab. These bread rolls are deep fried but i will try to bake them the next time.
This is my entry for A POTATO FE(A)ST Hosted by DK's culinary bazaar. The link is http://culinarybazaar.blogspot.com/2008/01/yet-another-event-potato-feast.html
Its also my entry for Ode to Potato hosted by Sia of Monsoon Spice. You can find the information for the event here. http://www.monsoonspice.com/2008/01/announcing-ode-to-potato.html
To make 8 rolls
White bread 8 slices ( you can use wheat bread but I like mine with white bread)
Boiled potatoes 4
Green chilies 1-2 tsp
Green coriander/dhania leaves 2 tblsp
Grated ginger 1/2 tsp
Coriander seeds 1 tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
Onion finely chopped 1 tblsp
Red chili powder 1 tsp
Amchoor powder or lemon juice to taste
Salt to taste
Oil to deep fry.
Mash the potatoes nicely. Add all the ingredients and mix well.
Heat oil. Till the oil heats, make rolls out of the bread. Dip the bread slice for just 5 secs in water, remove and squeeze out all water, keeing the shape of the bread intact.
Take the potato stuffing and shape it into a cylindrical shape. Then keep it in the bread and close the bread slice around it, and press it between your palms to bind it nicely. Make all the rolls the same way. Then deep fry on medium heat till golden brown.
Serve hot with any chutney or sauce of your choice.