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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

POTATA BONDA






INGREDIENTS


  • Boiled and mashed potatoes- 2 cups
  • Chopped onions-1 cup
  • Turmeric powder-little
  • Green chillies -3
  • Cashew nuts -few
  • Green peas - 1 teaspoon (optional)
FOR TEMPERING
  • Mustard seeds-1/4 teaspoon
  • Urad dhal-1/2 teaspoon
  • Channa dhal-1/2 teaspoon
  • Asafotida powder- a pinch
 Salt to taste

Curry leaves and coriander leaves - few

FOR THE COATING BATTER

  • Gram flour- 1 cup
  • Rice flour -1 tablespoon
  • Soda bicarbonate -few pinches
  • salt and chilli powder to taste
Oil for frying


METHOD

  • Mix the flours ,salt,chilli powder , and soda bicarbonate well.
  • Add water and mix to a fairly thick batter of coating consistency.
  • Keep aside.

  • Now,heat little oil in a pan.
  • Fry the mustard seeds,urad and channa dhals.
  • Now add chopped green chillies and chopped onions .fry well.
  • Add the mashed potatoes,salt ,asafoetida and turmeric powder.
  • Cook well.
  • Add broken cashews and boiled peas if desired.
  • Add chopped curry leaves and coriander leaves. Mix well.
Remove from heat.

  • Make small balls of the potato mixture.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan.
  • Dip the potato balls in the batter. Fry in hot oil till it is cooked uniformly to a golden brown.
  • Drain.
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney or mint chutney.

3 comments:

  1. POTATO BONDA SUPERB !

    MY FAVOURITE ONE !!

    THANKS FOR SHARING !!!!

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  2. Welcome for a snack (bondas),Sir!
    Thanx for the comments...

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