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Potato Bonda – Famous Indian Recipes – Aloo bonda

Potato Bonda

How to make Traditional Potato Bonda ?

Potato Bonda is a classic and popular evening snack. Lets see how to prepare it now.

Ingredients:

For boiling potato

  • Potato – ½ kg
  • Salt as needed
  • Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Water to boil potato

For the batter:

  • Gram flour – 1 cup
  • Rice flour – ¼ cup
  • Asafoetida – 1 teaspoon
  • Chili powder – 2 spoons
  • Salt as needed
  • Water to mix the batter

For filling:

  • Oil – 2 spoons
  • Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Bengal gram – 1 teaspoon
  • Urad dal – 1 teaspoon
  • Garlic – 5 no’s (finely chopped)
  • Onion – 2 (big finely chopped)
  • Green chili – 3 no’s (slitted or finely chopped)
  • Curry leaves – 10 leaves finely chopped
  • Salt as needed

 Steps to cook potato bonda:

  1. First wash the potato and cut it to half then put in to cooker.
  2. Add required water to boil potato and add turmeric powder, salt as needed.
  3. Close the pressure cooker, switch on the stove and cook up to 2 whistles and wait for releasing pressure.
  4. Next drain the water, peel it and mashed coarsely.
  5.  Sieve the gram flour and pour in to a bowl then add rice flour, asafoetida, chili powder, salt as needed and mix well the flour.
  6. Now slowly add water, mix well the batter and keep it aside.

For filling preparation:

  1. In a pan add oil when it is heated add mustard seeds, when it is splutter add Bengal gram, urad dal, then add chopped onion fry for 2 minutes.
  2. Next add green chili, curry leaves and required salt for this filling masala, then add coarsely mashed masala.
  3. Fry the masala for 3 minutes and switch off the stove.
  4. Make balls from the potato masala and keep it a side.
  5. Switch on the stove and place a frying pan, then add oil for deep frying the potato bonda.
  6. Once it is heated dip the potato masala balls in batter and pour in to the oil and fry till it become golden brown colour on both sides.
  7. Put it in to tissue paper to remove extra oil from potato bonda.
  8. Hot and soft potato bonda is ready to serve. Serve with tomato ketchup or any chutney variety.
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