Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Potato Bonda/Aloo Bonda/Urulai Kizhangu Bonda

Blogger Marathon # 4, Day 3, Potato Bonda, Kids love potatoes in many forms, like French fries, bondas, samosas….it goes on…for snacks one day I prepared this aloo bonda and it vanished off so quick, at last I dint get a piece to eat. There  is no age bar for bondas, it is everyone’s favorite. Once I had Bonda’s  in  Saravana Bhavan, Chennai, i found that they add colour, cooking soda for the batter. As im giving it to kid i avoided it , if u like to add add it . I got the perfect colour and taste when I prepared here with out colour and soda…..

Potatoes 2no (Big)
Mustard seeds 1tsp
Channa dhal (Bengal gram dhal)1 ½ Tbsp
Green chilli 1no (finely minced)
Ginger 2tsp (chopped finely)
Curry leaves 2tsp (chopped)
Coriander leaves chopped handful
Turmericpowder ½ tsp
Salt to taste
For Batter
Bengal gram flour/ Gram flour  1 cup
Rice flour 1 cup
Maida 1 tbsp
Corn flour 1 ½ tsp
Red chilli powder ½ tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Salt  to taste
Boil potato, peel the skin off and mash well with green chilli and ginger, mix salt. Keep a heavy bottom pan, Add oil and splutter mustard seeds and add chana dhal, sauté till chana dhal change its colour add turmeric powder ,curry leaf and potatoes, mix well. Finally mix coriander leaves. Cool it. Nicely mix well with hands, make small even size balls.
Prepare batter for making bondas with the  given ingredients , Batter should be like bajji batter .Heat oil for deep frying. Dip Potato balls in the batter , coat well and deep fry it in hot oil till golden brown, strain oil well and serve hot with coconut chutney. Kids will love it with tomato sauce. 
Note :if u want to add Onion , add it when u season with Channa dhal.

Check out my Blogging Marathoners doing BM#4 hosted by Srivalli
Diabetes Diet/Management: PJ  
Kid Friendly Recipes: Suma, Priya Suresh, me
Seven Days of Soup:Ila, Smita P , Usha
Seven Days of Indian Bread: Monika,
Seven Days of Cakes:  Bhagyashri
30 Minutes Meals: Archana  
Seven days of Condiment: Kamalika, Srivalli


Priya said...

Delicious bondas, havent had since a long,love this bondas very much..

Raji said...

The colour is looking perfect...pass me some please.

Ila said...

yummy and delicious bonda :)

Archana said...

Perfect for evening tea. Lovely bondas.

harini-jaya said...

perfect looking bondas indeed!!

divya said...

Yummy and delicious bonda.. looks very tempting !!

Authenticoriyafood said...

Amazing bondas!!! Love the color on the outside!!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Last click is awesome...Nice looking bondas with detailed steps

Hamaree Rasoi

Smitha said...

I need to make them someday...I miss them a lot!...urs look perfect and tempting
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Sathya Sankar said...

Delicious bondas, looks crispy!

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

wow aloo bonda looks so perfect and very tempting !!

Archana Vivek said...

wow i have been thinking of what to do for tiffin. I am going to try this today. Also, Very nice photography step by step..and looks so crispy

Usha said...

Your bondas came out perfect and look at the color... very tempting!!

Now Serving said...

Yummy bondas!!!
I made these with sweet potatoes not too long ago -

Malar Gandhi said...

Wow, superb click...lovely bonda...perfect with chai:) I browsed a little, you have some incredible collection over here...will come back again:)

Srivalli said...

Bonda pictures look great divya

Kamalika said...

OMG .. the pictures are drool worthy ...

Suma Gandlur said...

You are right. These are enjoyed by kids and adults alike.

Sanyukta Gour(Bayes) said... looks simply amazing...mmm...truly mouthwatering..
First time here...u hv a wonderful space..visit mine as time permits.

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