Potato Bondas

Kichen Corner
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:48:13 +0000
Potato Bonda Indian style potato croquettes or bondas needs no introduction. It is staple in South Indian hotel menu. It is a perfect tea time snack and is also served as appetizers during weddings and festive meals. I made some coconut mint chutney to pair with the bondas. Ingredients For the filling Potatoes cooked- 1 pound Urad dal- 1 tbs Channa Dal- 1 tbs Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp Hing- a pinch Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp Onion- 1/2 Curry leaves chopped- 1 spring Chopped chilly- 3 Ginger- 1 inch thick chopped Lemon juice- 1/2 lemon Cilantro- finely chopped- 2 tbs For the batter Chick peas flour- 1 1/4 cup Salt- 1/2 tsp Baking soda- a pinch Chilly powder- 1/2 tsp Water- 1 cup Oil for frying Mash cooked potatoes. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and when it pops add urad dal and channa dal and saute for 30 seconds. Add hing, turmeric powder,onions,ginger and chopped curry leaves and saute for a minute.  Add mashed potatoes,salt and mix well. Finally add the lemon juice and chopped cilantro. Allow this mixture to cool and then make small equal sided balls (around 12-15). Mix all the ingredients listed under batter. Whisk into a smooth medium smooth batter. Heat oil 2-3 inch deep. Dip each ball in batter and carefully drop into hot oil . Fry till all sides are golden brown. Drain on paper towels and allow to cool a bit. Serve with chutney. Try this Hope you will all enjoy!
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