Potato Bonda / Urulaikilangu Bonda / Aloo Bonda

by - September 20, 2013


Potato Bonda / Urulaikilangu Bonda / Aloo Bonda

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Serves: 6 ~ 8 depends on size of the filling 

For Batter:
3/4 cup besan flour  
1/4 cup rice flour 
1 /2 tsp red Chili powder  or to taste
1/8 tsp cooking soda  
1 tsp oil
Orange food color  as needed
Salt to taste.
Water as required
Oil - to fry

For Filling:
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
10 ~ 12 cashews, broken into pieces
1/ 4 cup chopped onion
1 minced green chilli ( increase the green chili, if you avoiding red chill powder)
3/4 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
3/4 tsp red chilli powder and coriander powder each (optional)
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
3 ~ 4 medium size potatoes, 
Salt to taste
Minced cilantro,  as needed


For batter:

1. Mix besan, Rice flour, Oil, Cooking soda, Red chili powder, Food color & Salt together.
2. Add required water to besan mixture. Consistency of the batter must be in between consistency of idly and dosa Batter.  Rest this batter  for 15 minutes.

Potato Bonda / Urulaikilangu Bonda / Aloo Bonda

For potato filling:
3.  Cook the potatoes.  Peel and mash it roughly and keep it aside until use.
4.  Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, let it splutter.  Then add cumin and broken cashews. Fry for few    seconds.
5.  Add onions, fry till it become soft and transparent. Throw in minced green chilies, ginger garlic paste and  saute for few seconds till raw smell disappear.
6.  Throw in turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder and salt.  Fry for few seconds till raw smell disappear.
7. Add potato, saute till masala combine together. Adjust salt and spice to taste.
8. Turn off the heat and add minced cilantro. Mix again. Allow the filling mixture to cool.

For Frying:
9. Divide the filling in to equal portion balls. Heat oil in a pan, dip the filling ball in the batter one at a time and drop it in the oil.
10. Fry till it change to slight golden color. Remove and drain it in paper towel. Serve with any chutney or ketchup.

Aloo bonda

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  1. wow such an delicious and inviting bonda :) looks super tempting dear :)

  2. I liked the bonda and also that coffee pot.lovely.

  3. Feel like grabbing a bonda from the display! :) Yummy!!

  4. Delicious!!! Please pass on some to me as well....

  5. Gosh, these are so sinful Saras!...can grab them right away..not sure if I commented..but couldn't resist again..:)

  6. Those look super delicious!!!!!! I just want to dive in head first into a bowl of those :)
    Do you have a good recipe for that coconut chutney right there?

  7. Irresistible potato bonda,can have a plate full rite now.

  8. my fav!!! love this with coffee or tea!!


  9. Looks so good. Love to have it with a cup of coffee:)

  10. wow this is awesome and beautiful pic and presentation.....

  11. All time favorite of mine..Drooling here..What a perfect bonda !

  12. wonderful delicious bondas..i remember eating the typical ones in South.


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