ALOO BONDA

If you or anybody in your home is a potato lover, this is the perfect snack. It will be easier to make potato bondas if you already have boiled potatoes in your hands.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Servings: makes 15 bondas
Ingredients:aloobondarecipe

? 3 potatoes (medium-sized)
? 1 onion (finely chopped)
? 1 cup gram flour (besan)
? 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
? 2 green chillies (deseeded and finely chopped)
? Coriander leaves (finely chopped)
? 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
? 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
? Pinch of carom seeds
? Salt to taste
? 2 cups cooking oil for deep frying

Preparation Instructions:

  • Boil the potatoes, peel them, mash and set aside.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan and saute onions, ginger-garlic paste and green chillies till onions become golden brown.
  • Add mashed potatoes, salt and coriander leaves. Mix well, cook for 2 minutes and let it cool.
  • When the mixture cools, make small balls and set aside.
  • Make a thick batter of besan, red chilli powder, turmeric, carom seeds and salt.
  • Heat oil, dip the potato balls into besan batter and carefully drop them into the hot oil.
  • Fry bondas till they become golden brown. Fry in batches. Drain and set aside in kitchen tissue towel.
  • Serve them with tea and mint-coriander chutney.

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