Mar 18, 2009


Potatoes ---- 2 or 3 (boild, peeled and mashed)
Onion ---- 1 medium finely chopped
Green chilies ---- 2 finely chopped
Ginger and garlic ---- 1/2 tea sp finely chopped (you can use paste also)
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves --- 1 tab sp choped
Oil ---- 1 tab sp
Red chilli powder --- 1/2 tea sp
Lemon juice --- 2 tab sp
Mustard seeds --- 1/2 tea sp
cumin seeds --- 1 tea sp
turmeric powder --- 1/2 tea sp
1. Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds and let them popup then add cumin seeds and fry them till red color and then add chopped onion and green chilies and fry till onion become soft.
2. Now add ginger garlic chopped and fry for a sec. then add turmeric powder,mashed potatoes,redchili powder,chopped coriander leaves,stir for 2 min then add lemon juice and salt to taste mix well and remove from heat.
3. let it cool, then make small balls out of this curry and keep a side.

Chick pea flour(Besan, senaga pindi) ---- 1 1/2 cup
Red chili pwder --- 1/2 tea sp
Salt to taste
ajwain --- 1/2 tea sp
Baking powder --- 1/4 tea sp
Oil for frying
1. In a bowl add all these ingredients and add water to make a thick batter like fitters batter(bajji batter)
2. Heat oil in a deep frying pan . When oil is hot, dip potato balls in chick pea flour batter and carefully drop them in to the hot oil (if you are not able to drop them with your hand use a spoon to drop just dip the balls in batter and lift with a spoon and drop in to oil)
3. Turn it every 3-4 min on a medium heat and fry till nice golden color and remove from oil.
Serve with green or tamarind chutney.


EC said...

Love these ..especially with buns like vada pav

Priya Suresh said...

Prefect snacks for a winter r a cloudy all time fav...Rekha thats a lovely presentation...very creative veg flowers:)

Anonymous said... daughter loves this. thank u padma reminding me. decoration is too good.

Purva Desai said...

they look soft and fluffy.....

Pooja said...

looks yummy rekha...Meeru food decoration course chesara?..Love your presentation..

Anonymous said...

Rekha,this was my fav snack as a kid..I used to have 5 -6 at a stretch...thanks for posting

Nandinis food said...

Yum snack! perfect for rainy day (It is cloudy here)Your presentation with carrot,cucumber flowers sooo ... attractive!

Cham said...

Like the veggie carving around ur bonda :)

Poornima Nair said...

Wonderful snack...looks delicious. Great presentation.

Aparna Balasubramanian said...

Aloo and in a deep fried avatar, that's the best. Now if only it was considered healthy too......... :)

Manju said...

the other day when i made bread was either that or aloo bonda..and finally the pakoda won!1 this is there in my queue! perfect for this weather!

Mrs.Kannan said...

I lloooveee aloo bonda...Yours looks yumm...Espeically the presentation..nice recipe.

Varsha Vipins said...

My fav snack..It tastes so awesome no..But am scared of aloo's,lest i becum something like an i juts reduce the intake..:p..but this is seriously tempting me ma..
n u are an artist..first those tomato flowers , n now carrot

Anonymous said...

Perfect for the cold wintry days along with a cup of warm tea as a snack. I do add baking powder though.

Andhra Flavors said...

presentation chaala bavundi.
rekha vilaite oka sari online loki randi.

Unknown said...

Your presentation has outsmarted the aloo bonda!
Love aloo bonda anytime any day..Its a wonderful winter snack :)