November 22, 2020

Aloo Bonda | Potato Bonda | உருளைக்கிழங்கு போண்டா



Aloo 
bonda is a deep fried delicious snack prepared with potatoes and chickpea flour batter. It can be had as an appetizer or as a tea time snack.  Best served with coconut chutney.

Ingredients :

For potato stuffing :

  1. Oil - 2 tsp
  2. Urad dal - 1 tsp
  3. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  4. Green chillies, chopped - 3 nos
  5. Grated ginger - 1/2 tsp
  6. Cashew nuts, chopped - 1 tsp
  7. 1 small sized Onion, chopped 
  8. Curry leaves, chopped - 1 tbsp
  9. 7 small sized potatoes, boiled & peeled
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  12. 1/2 lemon juice
  13. Coriander leaves
For Batter :
  1. Gram flour (Besan) - 1/2 cup
  2. Rice flour - 1/2 cup
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Water
  5. Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  6. A ping of hing
  7. Cooking soda - 1/2 tsp
  8. Oil for deep fryin
Method :

Video recipe 


For potato masala :

1. Heat oil in the pan, add urad dal, mustard seeds, green chillies, grated ginger, cashew nuts, chopped onion & curry leaves.  Sauté till tender.

2.  Add and smash the potatoes.  Add salt to taste, turmeric powder.  Sauté.

3.  Add lemon juice & chopped coriander leaves.  

4.  Bring the masala to the room temperature.  Make small balls from potato masala and keep aside.

For batter :

4.  Mix together gram flour, rice flour, chilly powder, salt, hing, cooking soda & water.  The batter should be neither thin or thick.  

5.  Heat oil in the deep frying pan, dip the potato balls in the batter and fry them over medium heat until crispy on all sides.  



Serve with chutney.

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