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Tadka Bread Snack

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Tadka Bread Snack
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Bread pieces doused in onions, tomatoes, chillies and yogurt with a hint of fresh lemon. This tarka bread snack recipe is quick and easy to make.


  • 2 Tbsp vegetable or olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 green chillies, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp sugar (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp yogurt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 4 slices bread, cubed
  • Fresh coriander leaves, to garnish
  • 1 tomato, chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a small saucepan, then add the mustard seeds. Once they have popped, tip in the onion and chillies and stir for a minute.
  2. Then add the turmeric, sugar, cumin and salt and continue to fry for 1 minute. Pour in the yogurt and lemon juice, stirring continuously.
  3. Lastly, fold in the bread carefully so that it doesn't crumble too much.
  4. Cook for 2 more minutes, then serve sprinkled with coriander and chopped tomato.
  5. Tip: Dollop some extra yogurt over the finished dish to cool it.