Jul 21, 2017

Aloo Bonda | Potato Bonda | Batata Vada Recipe

Aloo Bonda or Batata Vada is a yummy snack prepared by boiled potatoes wrapped in flour batter and served with green chilies and green spicy chutney. For more variation, just add chopped onion and green peas, its optional. You can serve this recipe during festivals or when you have guests at home.

Aloo bonda is a South Indian version of popular street food of Mumbai snack Batata Vada. Generally it is made with boiled potatoes and onions, but sometimes I made these vada with addition of green peas.

Aloo Bonda | Potato Bonda | Batata Vada Recipe

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Servings: 12 Pieces
Category: Snacks
Cuisine: Maharashtrian
Cooking Method: Fried

For Potato Filling
Potato, Boiled and Mashed
Onion, Finely Chopped
Green Peas, Parboiled
Green Chilies, Chopped
Green Coriander, Chopped
Salt to Taste
Chilli Powder
Coriander Powder
Garam Masala

For Flour Batter
1 Cup Besan/ Gram Flour
Salt to Taste
Chilli Powder to Taste
1 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
Water as Needed
Vegetable Oil for deep frying

Boil Potatoes, mash them then add salt, chili powder, garam masala, coriander powder. Mix it.
Heat the 1 tbsp. oil in wok, add mustard seeds. When they starts splutter, add onion and green chilies, saute 2 minutes.
Add green peas and potato mash, mix it well. Remove from the flame and keep aside.
Take a bowl, add gram flour, turmeric powder, salt and chili powder to it. Pour little water into it and mix it gently to avoid lumps.
If require more water, add little more water and then mix with your hand to get right consistency neither too thick nor to lose.
Make balls out of the mashed potatoes.
Dip each ball in the batter and deep fry them until they turn golden – brown.
Aloo Bonda is ready to serve with green chutney and cup of tea or coffee.

Notes: For variation, I just add green peas and onion, you can skip it.

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  1. beautifully made, perfect for monsoons

  2. Love how the bondas are popping out Preeti, such lovely captures!

  3. I made these once before and they make such a delicious snack

  4. perfect evening snack, a cup of coffee and a plate of this!! yumm!


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