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Tadka Bread Snack


Tadka Bread Snack

Tadka Bread Snack



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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


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.

Then add the turmeric, sugar, cumin and salt and continue to fry for 1 minute. Pour in the yogurt and lemon juice, stirring continuously.

Lastly, fold in the bread carefully so that it doesn't crumble too much.

Cook for 2 more minutes, then serve sprinkled with coriander and chopped tomato.

Tip: Dollop some extra yogurt over the finished dish to cool it.

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Key Ingredients: tomato, coriander leaves, lemon juice, bread, salt, yogurt, cumin seeds, sugar, turmeric, green chillies, onion, mustard seeds, vegetable oil, olive oil,