Potato bonda -feature

Potato bonda | Aloo bonda | Urulaikilangu bonda recipe

Potato bonda | Aloo bonda | Urulaikilangu bonda recipe

Potato bonda popularly called as Aloo bonda is a delicious snack prepared by deep frying besan-dipped spicy potato masala mix in hot oil. Learn to make this potato bonda easily at home.

This aloo bonda is a favorite tea time snack, loved by everyone and especially kids. As I mentioned earlier my daughter is a potato lover, she takes potato in any form 😉 name it as potato kurma, poori & potato, aloo tikki or simple potato crispy fry.

Potato bonda is a famous street snack in south India and you can see these round beauties 😉 in tea shops. Potato is a versatile vegetable used to make multiple dishes all over the world. Try this south Indian style potato/aloo bonda and you will never miss this tasty snack.

The outer bonda layer prepared in a regular fashion and only point to note while making stuffed bonda is in making a thick batter to cover potato stuff properly.

Even though potato is considered as weight gaining, not very healthy veggie, when it comes to health view, Potatoes are an indispensable part of Indian cooking. The many health and skin benefits of potatoes make the vegetable all the more special and not so bad. Few are the following:

The potato’s fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin B6 content, coupled with its lack of cholesterol, all support heart health.

Potatoes contain significant amounts of fiber. Fiber helps to lower the total amount of cholesterol in the blood, thereby decreasing the risk of heart disease.

Boiled potatoes are helping in Fighting cancer, controlling your diabetes and getting stronger bones. Be healthy and happy by eating these wonder friendly vegetable MODERATELY:)

For more snacks recipes please click:

Ompodi mixture

Egg bonda

Aloo tikki

Onion bajji

Watch a video explanation for making this Potato bonda:

Potato bonda | Aloo bonda | Urulaikilangu bonda recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 
Potato bonda popularly called as Aloo bonda is a delicious snack prepared by deep frying besan-dipped spicy potato masala mix in hot oil. Learn to make this potato bonda easily at home.
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Aloo bonda, Kids snack, potato bonda, Tea snack
Servings: 4
Calories: 200 kcal
Author: Sangeetha
Ingredients
Ingredients:
  • Cooking oil to deep fry
To make potato masala:
  • 4 potatoes boiled
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp mustard
  • ½ tsp jeera
  • 1 big onion
  • 3 green chillies
  • Few curry leaves
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ž tsp salt
  • Few coriander leaves
To make bonda batter:
  • 1.5 cups gram/besan flour
  • ½ cup rice flour
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • Âź tsp jeera
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 pinch baking soda
  • Âź tsp hing
  • Water to mix batter
Instructions
Preparation:
  1. Boil potatoes with enough water and peel the skin.
  2. Boiled potatoes should be drained completely without moisture.
  3. Mash and keep it ready.
  4. Chop onion and green chillies.
Recipe:
How to make potato masala stuff:
  1. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard and jeera seeds. Let them splutter.
  2. Put finely chopped onions and curry leaves, fry in oil until they turn translucent.
  3. Add finely chopped green chillies. Chop chillies as fine as possible to avoid spicy shock while eating bondas. If you are making for small babies you can add green chilli in paste form or half a teaspoon of chilli powder. But adding green chillies gives good taste.
  4. Now add turmeric powder and required salt for the stuff. Mix everything nicely.
  5. Mash potatoes and add with the onion.

  6. The potato masala becomes a whole mass. Do not add water and make sure the masala is thick and dry as shown in the picture. Add coriander leaves and mix.

  7. Let this mixture cool down, make small balls and keep aside.
How to make bonda batter:
  1. In a mixing bowl, add gram flour. For four potatoes I took 1.5 cups of besan flour.
  2. Add ½ cup of rice flour.
  3. Put chilli powder, jeera seeds required salt and baking soda. Adding baking salt gives smoothness to the outer layer.
  4. Add some hing and mix all the dry ingredients.
  5. Pour required water to make thick lump less bonda batter. The consistency of the batter should be thick idli batter.
  6. In the meantime, heat oil required for deep frying in a kadai.
  7. Now dip the potato balls into the batter evenly all the sides. And carefully drop the coated balls into hot oil.
  8. Reduce the flame to medium and fry the bondas untouched for 5 minutes. If the oil is in the correct heat, bondas raise immediately.
  9. Fry the bottom sides for few minutes and flip them carefully.
  10. When both sides are done to golden brown color, bubbles stop and settle down. Now strain them out from oil and drain excess oil in tissue paper.
  11. Serve hot with Tea and tomato ketchup.
Recipe Notes

Tips/Notes: 1. Add one a pinch of baking soda, else bondas will drink oil. 2. Adjust green chilli quantity to suit your taste. 3. You can add garam masala or chat masala if you like to give a North Indian touch.

Preparation:

  • Boil potatoes with enough water and peel the skin.
  • Boiled potatoes should be drained completely without moisture.
  • Mash and keep it ready.
  • Chop onion and green chillies.

Recipe:

How to make potato masala stuff:

  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard and jeera seeds. Let them splutter.

Potato bonda -mustard Potato bonda -jeera

  • Put finely chopped onions and curry leaves, fry in oil until they turn translucent.

Potato bonda -onion,curry leaves

  • Add finely chopped green chillies. Chop chillies as fine as possible to avoid spicy bite while eating bondas. If you are making for small kids, you can add green chilli in paste form or half a teaspoon of chilli powder. But adding green chillies gives good taste.

Potato bonda -green chilli

  • Now add turmeric powder and required salt for the stuff. Mix everything nicely.

Potato bonda -turmeric powder Potato bonda -salt

  • Mash potatoes and add with the onion.
  • The potato masala becomes a whole mass. Do not add water and make sure the masala is thick and dry as shown in the picture. Add coriander leaves and mix.

Potato bonda - mashed potato Potato bonda -mix

Potato bonda -coriander leaves Potato bonda -masala stuff

  • Let this mixture cool down, make small balls and keep aside.

Potato bonda -balls

 

How to make bonda batter:

  • In a mixing bowl, add gram flour. For four potatoes I took 1.5 cups of besan flour.
  • Add ½ cup of rice flour.

Potato bonda -gram flour Potato bonda -rice flour

  • Put chilli powder, jeera seeds required salt and baking soda. Adding baking salt gives softness to the outer layer.

Potato bonda -chilli powder Potato bonda -jeera

Potato bonda -salt& baking soda Potato bonda -hing

  • Add some hing and mix all the dry ingredients.
  • Pour required water to make thick lump less bonda batter. The consistency of the batter should be thick idli batter.

Potato bonda -dry ingredients Potato bonda -add water Potato bonda -make batter

How to fry Potato bondas:

  • In the meantime, heat oil required for deep frying in a kadai.
  • Now dip the potato balls into the batter evenly all the sides. And carefully drop the coated balls into hot oil.

Potato bonda -dip in batter Potato bonda -drop in oil Potato bonda -drop in hot oil

  • Reduce the flame to medium and fry the bondas untouched for 5 minutes. If the oil is in the correct heat, bondas raise immediately.
  • Fry the bottom sides for few minutes and flip them carefully.

Potato bonda -raise Potato bonda -flip

  • When both sides are done to golden brown color, bubbles stop and settle down. Now strain them out from oil and drain excess oil in tissue paper.

Potato bonda -ready

  • Serve hot with Tea and tomato ketchup.

Tips/Notes:

  1. Add only a pinch of baking soda, else bondas will drink oil.
  2. Adjust green chilli quantity to suit your taste.
  3. You can add garam masala or chat masala if you like to give a North Indian touch.
 

One comment

Your few words will make my day :)

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: