Monday, 16 January 2012


Kara bhoondi ingredients:

1. Gram flour -2 cups
2. Rice flour – ¼ cup
3. Cashew nuts – 10
4. Curry leaves – few
5. Chilli powder - 1tsp 
6. Asafoetida – 2 tsp
7. Salt – to taste
8. Oil – for deep frying

Kara boondi Preparation:

Take a bowl and mix the gram flour, rice flour, a pinch of salt and little amount of water into a smooth batter. 

Just like bajji batter. 

Heat a kadai with oil.

Hold a bhoondi strainer (holed ladle) over the hot oil and pour a spoon full of batter over the strainer.

Carefully hold the ladle.

The batter will fall as small balls in hot oil.

When it is deep fried remove from the oil.

Drain the excess of oil completely.

In a separate bowl mix salt, chilli powder and asafoetida.

Sprinkle this chilli powder over the fried bhoondi. 

Take a separate pan and add 1 tsp of oil.

Fry the curry leaves and cashew nuts.

Mix with bhoondi.