Friday, July 13, 2012

Potato Bonda / Aloo Bonda

This delicious fried snack is my favourite one. I learnt this recipe from my friend's Mom when we visited our friend during our college days. She served us with a very tasty coconut chutney.  This is a fulfilling snack when served with a cup of hot coffee or tea.

Ingredients :
For the outer covering,

1. Besan / Kadala Maavu - 1 Cup
2. Ginger-Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
3. Red Chilly Powder - 3/4 tsp 
4. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
5. Salt - Needed Qty
6. Oil - For deep frying

For the filling,

1. Potato - 4 (Medium Sized, boiled and mashed)
2. Onion - 1 (Finely chopped)
3. Chilly powder - 1 tsp
4. Coriander - Little qty (Finely chopped)
5. Salt - Needed Qty
6. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
7. Garam masala - 1 tsp
8. Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
9. Mustard - 1/2 tsp
10. Oil - 1/2 tbs

Procedure :

1.Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard and cumin seeds. Add chopped onions and saute till onion turns golden brown.

2. Add Coriander, salt, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala and mashed potato.

3. Mix well. Close the pan with lid. 

4. Cook on medium flame.

5. After 10 minutes. Remove from stove. cool and then make balls.

6. Prepare batter by combining besan, salt, ginger-garlic paste, red chilly powder, turmeric powder and a little quantity of water. Add more water if needed. Batter should be of Idly batter consistency.

6. Roll balls over the batter and deep fry in oil.


Ms.Chitchat said...

Yummy,one of my family favourite.

virunthu unna vaanga said...

stuffed bonda... yummy...

Deeksha said...

It's raining here. Love to have this rite now with a cup of tea. Looks crispy and tasty.

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Very delicious and crisp bondas. just love it.

Unknown said...

looks delicious..

divyagcp said...

Great snack.. Perfect with evening tea..

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Manju Modiyani said...

Aloo bonda i love! Especially with tea!

anjana said...

crisp and delicious..loved the potato filling

Saraswathi Ganeshan said...

Yummy recipe and perfect to have with hot coffee

R.Punitha said...

Hi Nithu ,

Bondas looks delicious!!!

And tempting Nithu:)))

Neat presentation :))

Keep on Dear...

Uma said...

Yummy bondas.

Spice up the Curry said...

bondas look yummy.

Shama Nagarajan said...

delicious yummy recipe

Perspectivemedley said...

DeLiCiOuS :))

Akila said...

aloo bonda looks delicious...

Priya Suresh said...

Omg, wat an incredible bondas, drooling here.

Archana said...

My favourite snack too. You make I will eat:D!

Anonymous said...

First time here Nithu....yummy you won so many prizes. congrats... Happy to follow you.


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