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Aloo Bonda

I usually make bhajji when it comes to deep fried snack. I like bondas and that too aloo bonda a lot. I love aloo bonda with coconut chutney. Finally I made it and it was very tasty 🙂

Preparation time: 30 minutes
No of Servings: 2 to 3
Spice level: 3


  • Potato – 1 (large size)
  • Onion – 1/2 (small size)(finely chopped)
  • Green Chilly – 1(chopped)
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp (according to spice level)
  • Coriander Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander – 1 tbsp (chopped)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Gram flour – 1/3 cup
  • Rice flour – 2 tbsp
  • Oil – for frying

Method of Preparation:

  1. Boil the Potato and smash it.
  2. Mix onion, green chilly, 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, coriander powder, tumeric powder, coriander and salt
  3. Make smooth round shaped balls.
  4. Now for the batter, add gram flour, rice flour, 1/2 tsp red chilli powder, little salt and water.
  5. The batter should be of medium thickness consistency so that it can be coated over the potato balls.
  6. Heat oil in a pan in the medium flame.
  7. Dip the potato balls and fry them till they become golden brown.
  8. Serve hot with coconut chutney or tomato ketchup.


  1. bonda looks very tempting.perfect snack for the cold weather

  2. Perfect for this chilli weather,looks yum

  3. I love this TN special snack. Very juicy and delicious!

  4. Its raining here, u r tempting me with ur clicks, sooo tempting aloo bondas..

  5. Aloo bonda looks great! Perfect for the cold weather.

  6. wow, love it, can I have 2 or 3 please?

    Have a great n prosperous 2011!!

  7. mouth watering one… i will take one plz….

  8. Awesome looking Bondas. Ideal with a nice cup of tea.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  9. Aloo bonda sounds delicious. Love it.

  10. wow, my fav aloo bonda, looks yumm, beautiful click, happy new year to you and your family

  11. bondas look perfect!

  12. they look swell ! feel like grabbing a few !

  13. Oooh those look so good!

  14. They look so crispy and inviting…..I love bondas too!

  15. Looks yummy!!

  16. Mmmm, these looks so good! Nice recipe 🙂

  17. Very delicious and mouthwatering bondas!

  18. Hi Arthi,

    Love the bondas…Looks like the aloo balls are of perfect consistency..not too mushy yet smmooth and well cooked. Do you use the yukon gold variety?


    • Thanks Shobha..Nope..I ve used the ordinary variety only!!

  19. Thank you friends!!


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