Dim Paruti

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Dim Paruti

The classic French toast the Indian way

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Serves 2
Main Ingredients Egg

Dim Paruti is a Bengali term which means bread slices dipped in eggs and fried. This is one of the most popular  Bengali breakfast and is a popular roadside food too. Just like French toast its easy to make and prepare.


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  • 6 slices of white bread
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • ½ a bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste
  • oil for frying

Dim Paruti Ingredients

Dim Paruti Ingredients


  1. In a large bowl whisk the eggs very well.
  2. Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well making sure there are no lumps
  3. Add the chopped onions, chopped bell pepper and green chillies. Mix well
  4. Cut the bread slices into triangles.
  5. Dip each of them in the egg mixture making sure to have some onions and chillies on top
  6. Heat oil in a frying pan and fry them each making sure not to over crowd the pan.
  7. Fry till golden brown on each side
  8. Serve hot

Serving Instructions

Serve it hot with ketchup or any Indian chutney


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