Aloo bonda preparation:1. Potatoes – 2 (cooked and mashed)
2. onions - 1 finely chopped
3. Green chillies – 2 finely chopped
4. Chilli powder – ¼ tsp or to taste
5. Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
6. Ginger - small piece
7. Coriander leaves - few
8. Salt – to taste
Batter ingredients:1. Besan flour – 2 cups
2. Rice flour – ½ cup
3. Baking soda – a pinch
4. Chilli powder – 1 tsp
5. Salt – to taste
Batter preparation:Mix the besan flour and rice flour with water adding chilli powder, salt and baking soda.
It shouldn’t be too thick or thin.
Aloo balls preparation:Boil the potatoes. Peel and mash them.
Take a pan and heat with oil.
Add mustard seeds.
When they start to crackle add urad dal, channa dal and curry leaves.
Then add onions and green chillies.
Sauté for 5 mins.
Then add turmeric powder and salt.
Sauté for a min.
Then add the mashed potatoes and fry for 5 mins.
Finally add the coriander leaves.
Remove from the heat.
Let it cool for 10 mins.
Then make a lemon size balls.
Making bondas:Heat oil in a pan.
Dip the balls into the batter prepared above.
Slowly drop them in hot oil.
Fry till they turn into golden brown colour.