Indianised French toast (with Video)

This is one thing you can make from start to finish in under 5 minutes. Can you guess 3 of the ingredients that have gone into making this one? Other than the BREAD ofcourse.
And if you can guess what the dish is, nothing like it!!

Indianised French Toast with Coffee in my Fav. Mug

There's a close up for you here...


Thanks for all, dear friends your enthusiastic participation. Priya, the first one to guess, hit the nail on the head and pretty much all of you who took a shot :) Teaches me how I must make the guessing games a wee bit more difficult from now on-hahaha

This is one of the quickest things you can make if you have bread and eggs on hand-and if you think an omlette is too boring ! Inspiration for this recipe comes from the good ol' canteen in Ogilvy, where people used to keep ordering food to keep their creative juices flowing...(Ogilvy and Mather is a leading worldwide Advertising Agency)

All you will need for the Indianised French toast (Name courtesy Krishnaarjuna) is

4 slices bread (I use whole wheat / multigrain )

2 medium eggs

2 tbsp milk

1 tsp chopped coriander

2 green chillies finely choppes

1/2 onion very finely chopped

1 tsp each of gram flour and rava (Gram flour for the binding and rava for the crispy texture)

Oil / Butter to cook each slice

Salt to taste.


Put all the ingredients except the bread into a dish. Nicely coat the bread on both sides with the mixture. If the onions / coriander fall off-just stick some of it on each slice with your fingers.

Heat butter / oil in a non stick pan. Once oil is hot enough, put a slice of coated bread. Let it sizzle for about 30 seconds until the egg batter cooks and then turn the slice and cook other side too till golden brown.

Serve hot for breakfast with coffee or as a snack when the weather's all gloomy like how it is now in Bombay with a hot cuppa masala chai to beat the blues away.

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Priya said...

2.Green chillies
3. Onions

And salt of course:)

Am i correct ?????

Sumitha said...

Is it gratinated cheese toast!?

Faffer said...

Savory French Toast: Eggs, chilli (or is it coriander?), salt. And milk?

Btw, you have a nice blog with interesting posts.

Nandita said...

Keep them coming! I'll post the recipe in a while :)

Meeta said...

That's french toast - the savory type.
Ingredients would be eggs, milk and some herb - corianer leaves.

I have never made savory french toast but recently read a post about it too ... sounds delish "sweater" girl!! ;-)

Nandita said...

Yewwwwwwwwwww, Don't you start naming me that now-all because I took up your confessions meme in all honesty HUH!! I'm not saying anything yet :)

KrishnaArjuna said...

Green chillies

Indianized version of frech toast??

Neelu said...

This is french toast

Neelu said...

Oops I dint read that U ahd written 3 ingredients :)
Then its eggs, besan and Green chillies

Sky said...

Its French Toast and three ingredients are egg, coriander and milk????

sudha said...

Like all above i think its french toast made with

Egg mixture with salt and pepper

sudha said...

Like all above i think its french toast made with

Egg mixture with salt and pepper

Priya said...

First things first...I loveeeee that cup ..its sooo cute.. :-)
Hi Nandita, I have visited ur blog before, but this is the first time I am leaving comment.
And I think its French toast with Egg, green chillies and onions...

Priya Bhaskaran said...

Hi Nandita,

It consist of egg, sugar, coriander leaves,and salt.

starry nights said...

Hi nandita, I see bread, eggs, corriander and salt.and maybe fried in butter

Nandita said...

Hey All of you got it right and full marks to Priya for being the first person to get it completely right and faffer for getting the name of the recipe right!

Thanks to all the friends out here for participating :)

Check out the recipe !

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