Bread Idli


  • 4-5 bread slices
  • 2-3 potatoes (boiled and mashed)
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Salt
  • Oil

For Masala Curd:

  • ½ cup curd
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • Salt
  • Oil


  1. Cut the bread slices in a round shape. (A bowl with sharp edges can be used)
  2. Heat appx 2 tsp oil in the pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  3. Add mashed potatoes, garam masala, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to the pan and sauté for 1-2 min.
  4. Separately, add cumin powder, salt and red chilli powder to the curd.
  5. Heat some oil and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds to it. Once heated, pour it in the curd. Mix it evenly.
  6. Spread the potato masala on one side of the bread slices and shallow fry them on tava, with the potato masala side facing the tava.
  7. On the top of the bread slices, spread the masala curd we have made. When the bottom side fries properly, remove the slices from the tava. (Note: The slices need not be reversed on the tava.)
  8. Sprinkle chilli flakes or dry coconut garlic chutney on the top.

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