Potato Bonda

An evening snack with your tea or coffee. Potato is the main ingredients used to make this snack along with other ingredients and spices.


4 large - Potatoes

For Seasoning

1 tsp - Mustard seeds
1 tsp - Urad dal
1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
1 small - Onion, chopped
3 to 4 - Green chili, chopped
2 inch piece - Ginger, chopped
1/2 bunch - Coriander leaves, chopped

To batter

1 cup - Bengal gram flour / besan /kadalapodi
1 tsp - Rice flour
1/4 tsp - Red chili powder
1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
Salt to taste


1 ) Boil potatoes well and mash it up. Add salt to taste and keep aside.

2 ) Chop and cut to very small pieces, green chili, ginger, onions and coriander leaves.

3 ) Heat oil in a pan, add mustard. After mustard pops, add urad dal, then turmeric powder, green chili, ginger. Fry ginger and chili for a minute or two then add onion and fry onion till it is translucent.

4 ) Add this to the mashed potato and mix in well. Make small balls of the potato mixture.

5 ) Mix ingredients for batter. Add water and make a thick batter. Batter should not be too thick nor too thin.

6 ) Heat a wok or kadai with enough oil to deep fry. Dip each potato balls in the batter and coat the batter all around. Carefully put into the hot oil and fry till golden in color. Fry all the potato balls similarly.

Serve hot as a snack and enjoy with your tea or coffee. Jihva for potato hosted by Vaishali at Happy Burp.

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KitchenFairy said…
Good snack!!I like to have ur bonda with tamarind sauce..
Mishmash ! said…
hmm...yummy..u got a nice collection of recipes.
Pravs said…
Thank you kitchenfairy & mishmash for coming by and checking out my recipes and for the comments which i eagerly look out for.
Sumitha said…
hey you can submit this for this months JFI!
Trupti said…
I love these....! they are so good with some masala chai...yumm.

Pravs said…
I did Sumitha. I send for JFI. Thanks for letting me know.
achu said…
good recipe,,i did it
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