Aloo Bonda

2 potatoes, wash and boil till soft, peel the skin and mash
2 green chillies - chopped finely
1/2 small onion - chopped finely
1/4 tbsp coriander powder
1/4 tbsp red chilli powder
a pinch of turmeric
salt per taste
2 cups oil for deep frying
1/4 tbsp of chopped coriander
 1/4 tbsp chopped garlic

For Batter:
1/2 cup besan flour
1/4 tbsp ajwain seeds
A pinch of red chilli powder
salt as per taste

  • In a pan, heat 2 tbsp of oil and when it is hot, add green chillies, chopped garlic, onions and fry till onions are translucent
  • Add salt, turmeric and red chilli powder and mix well and fry for a min
  • Add mashed potato and fry for 5min. Garnish with coriander and let it cool
  • Once the curry is cold, make them into small dumplings
  • Meanwhile in a bowl, add besan flour, ajwain seeds, salt and red chilli powder and mix well. Add enough water to make into a thick batter.
  • Dip the potato dumplings in the batter and deep fry them.

Very yummy Aloo bonda is ready to eat!! Goes well with any chutney or without any chutney. Ideal for evening snack.

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