Last updated on May 2nd, 2020
This vegan savory french toast is perfect breakfast for your busy mornings. No hassle of whipping eggs here. Just mix some simple pantry staples ingredients, spice up the batter and make your vegan savory French toast. 10 minutes, so easy and so delicious!
Vegan Savory French Toast- Hassle Free Breakfast!
Savory french toast recipe is a very popular and tasty breakfast option loved by most of the people. Here I am showing you how to make the vegan version of savory French toast with added vegetables. You can serve this masala french toast as breakfast or snack with coffee.
We love bread toasts at our home. While I often make cheese toasts, sometimes I also make more hearty affair like this savory french toast, milk toast, bread besan toast etc. This masala toast has nothing to do with authentic French toast. This is a savory toast with very Indian flavors and spices but very good one at that.
As most of you know chickpea flour or besan is often used as egg substitute in India for savory recipes. Slightly runny chickpea slurry behaves like egg and makes this savory french toast fluffy and soft with crispy edges. It is so delicious when eaten hot.
This savory French toast is like eating bread pakora that is not deep fried 🙂 I also add handful of finely chopped veggies to make this masala toast more nutritious.
If you prefer you can use ghee to fry the toast. For vegan savory toast recipe use ground nut oil to fry the toast. Also the veggies are optional here. You can use white bread or wheat bread or even thick baguette slices for making savory french toast.
This is one of the best breakfasts you will make on a busy day. You need just 10 minutes and very simple ingredients that are pantry staples.
How To Make Savory Vegan French Toast?
The recipe is very simple and quick for ow yummy it tastes. Get your ingredients ready to make this toast.
You begin by making a quick chickpea flour slurry. Just mix besan or chickpea flour , salt and water well. Add water slowly and make a slightly yet flowing lump free batter. Add veggies, seasoning and veggies to this batter. Mix well. Dip the bread slices and toast in a hot skillet with some oil. Serve hot with ketchup or any dip.
Can We Make Savory French Toast In Oven?
yes, to make this vegan savory french in oven begin by preheating the oven at 180 C or 350 F.
Prepare the batter and dip the bread slices as mentioned in the recipe. Arrange the batter dipped bread slices on a greased baking sheet and pop into the hot oven. Bake for 15-18 minutes until the batter is cooked well and toast turns golden. Serve warm.
Can I Make This Vegan Toast Ahead?
You can make the batter few hours ahead or the night before and store in refrigerator. But make the toast just before serving as it will turn soggy.+
What More Variations Can I Make In This Savory French Toast
You can add chopped mushrooms in the batter to make it more filling and nutritious.
You can also add some grated cheese to the batter.
For more crispy french toast you can add 2 tablespoons rava.
What Goes Well With This Vegan Toast?
Top Tips To Make This Recipe Perfectly?
You can use type of bread in the recipe. Slightly thicker slices will hold up the batter and make soft french toast.
Also a day old bread is good for this recipe.
So with these tips and an easy recipe with step wise process shots, I hope you will try this French toast and tell me how it turned out. Do comment below your feedback!
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How To Make Savory French Toast Step by Step
Measure out chick pea flour in a mixing bowl.
Add water slowly and make a slightly runny lump free slurry.
Add salt, chili powder and turmeric powder. Mix very well.
Add chopped onions, tomatoes, capsicums, grated carrots, chopped cilantro leaves, minced ginger and chopped green chilies. Mix very well.
Take a bread slice and cut into two. Dip in the prepared batter.
Heat a tava with 2 teaspoons oil or ghee. Place the batter coated bread slice and toast from both sides until golden and crispy at the edges.
Serve hot with green chutney.
Savory French Toast Recipe
Savory French Toast Recipe
- 2 tablespoons chickpea flour or gram flour
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- salt to taste
- 1/2 cup chopped onions
- 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
- 1/2 cup grated carrots
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves
- 2 green chilies chopped
- 1/4 inch ginger peeled and minced
- 6 bread slices
- oil or ghee to fry
- Measure out chick pea flour in a mixing bowl.
- Add water slowly and make a slightly runny lump free slurry.
- Add salt, chili powder and turmeric powder. Mix very well.
- Add chopped onions, tomatoes, capsicums, grated carrots, chopped cilantro leaves, minced ginger and chopped green chilies. Mix very well.
- Take a bread slice and cut into two. Dip in the prepared batter
- Heat a tava with 2 teaspoons oil or ghee. Place the batter coated bread slice and toast from both sides until golden and crispy at the edges.
- Serve hot with green chutney.