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Jun 29, 2011

Aloo Bonda / Urulai Kilangu Bonda / Fried Potato Dumplings

Hai Guys..Today I want to share with you about one of my new friend. Her name is Arthy(yes...she has my name too..)..She is my one of my friend’s friend.Somehow she got my number and called me today..She was really excited about my blog and told me that she go through my blog for hours.We actually had a good conversation for a few minutes...She has a really cute kid named Varsha(She look really cute na)I am really happy about her call..These kind of sweet words make us more happy and motivated RIGHT!!!So Thankyou so much Arthy for you call and keep checking my blog for more recipes..

Ok Coming back to todays recipe.Today is the last day of blogging marathon..I am surely gonna miss this..So srivalli please prepare another season of BM soon..For this week srivalli paired me with Dhyuthi..So I searched her blog and found out this awesome Aloo bonda recipe..So I thought of making that.This recipe has been in my list for so many days..Today is the day of unveiling this yummy dish..


For Batter:
Gram Flour / Besan / Kadalai Mavu-1 cup
Rice flour-1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Baking powder-1 tsp
Ginger Garlic Paste-1 tblspn
Turmeric powder-1 tsp
Red Chilli powder-1 tsp
Water as needed

For Filling:
Potato-2 boiled and mashed
Onion-1 chopped
Green chilli-1 chopped
Ginger-1 tblspn minced
Curry leaves-1 spring
Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeera-1 tsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Turmeric powder / Manjal podi-1 tsp
Coriander leaves-for garnishing
Lemon juice-to taste
Oil-1 tsp+for deep frying
Salt to taste


First make up the filling.Heat oil in a kadai.Add in mustard and cumin seeds to it and let it splatter.

Add in green chilli,ginger,curry leaves and mix well.Throw in onions and sauté for 3 min.

Add in red chilli powder,turmeric powder,salt and mix well.Now add in the boiled mashed potatoes and mix everything together.

Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon juice and mix well.

Let this cool down..Divide this into equal portions and form smalls out of it.

Heat oil for deep frying.

Now make the batter by mixing gram flour,rice flour,ginger garlic paste,salt,baking powder,turmeric powder,chilli powder along with water and form a smooth paste out of it.

Dip the potato ball in the batter and deep fry in heated oil till golden on both sides.

Serve hot with coconut chutney.


Ur ingrediants for Bonda

Saute cumin,mustard,onions,chilli,curry leaves,ginger,spice powders and potatoes in oil

Mix in salt,coriander leaves and lemon juice..All done

Divide into equal balls

Grab your ingrediants for batter(please add chilli powder also..OOPS!! I have a bad memory)

mix it up and form into a smooth batter

Dip the potato balls in batter and fry in oil till golden.


  1. Yum yum yum ....looks so perfect ....wish can have that platter

  2. Looks so yummy and love to have one now...

  3. These dumplings look amazing!!! gloria

  4. I love potatoes and I have never used this mix of spices, I think I'll try this recipe. Bye

  5. This recipe looks really delicious!!, I love the ingredients, they are so exotic...(for me....) and make an extraordinary mixture!!.

  6. Seriously am drooling over that irresistible crispy bonda..

  7. yummy looking bondas for snacks delicious with chutney

  8. In order for me to make these (which I would really like to do) I have to use a pre-made dough and bake instead of fry. Any thoughts? I'll only see your reply if you send it to scrout1944@msn.com.

  9. wow such a tempting recipe..love to have some now.:)

  10. Absolutely love the recipe arthi, mouth watering bondas :)

  11. Perfectly made bondas Aarthi.. They look delicious.

  12. Incredible flavors - so delicious - I would love to make these

  13. Very crispy and delicious looking aloo bonda. Looks so tempting!

    Hamaree Rasoi

  14. Bonda looks perfect.Loved the way you dispayed it.Yum yum.Cheers !

  15. Those are so lovely. I am bookmarking now!

  16. yum yum perfect as a tea time snack

  17. Delicious bondas,i can smell here ;) Perfectly done too!

  18. Tea time snack for sure...or really, any time!

  19. Lovely presentation...Perfect bondas.

  20. These look delectable.....you've made me crave bondas now.

  21. Wow, do these look tasty! I recently made some fresh corn fritters, but these potato dumplings I must try. Thanks.

  22. simply superb looks so tempting.

  23. Delicious step by step post Aarthi!..catching up with all your posts now..

  24. Is salt not required for the filling?

  25. @sandhyayou need salt, missed it in the recipe

  26. I tried this. It was tooo yummy. Thank u sooo much


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