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Urulakizhangu Bonda | Aloo Bonda | Quick Snack Recipe

Urulakizhangu Bonda

Spicy Potato dumplings.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Makes: 12 to 14 bondas

  1. Potato,cubed and boiled- 2.5 to 3 cups(3 medium potatoes)
  2. Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
  3. Ginger ,finely chopped- 1 tsp
  4. Green chilies,finely chopped- 2 nos
  5. Curry leaves,chopped-few
  6. Onion,finely chopped-1 small
  7. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  8. Kashmiri chili powder- 1/8 to 1/4 tsp( optional)
  9. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  10. Salt- to taste
  11. Oil- as required

For batter:

  1. Besan/ gram flour-1/2 cup
  2. Rice flour-1/4 cup
  3. Kashmiri chili powder-1/8 tsp
  4. Turmeric powder- 1/8 tsp
  5. Black pepper powder- 1/4 tsp
  6. Asafoetida- 2 pinch
  7. Bicarbonate of soda – 1 pinch
  8. Salt-to taste
  9. Water- as required


  • To prepare the filling,heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds and let it splutter.Add ginger,green chilies,curry leaves and onion.Saute until onion turns translucent.
  • Add turmeric powder and kashmiri chili powder.Saute for few seconds.

  • Add the boiled potatoes and salt to taste,mix well.Mash it well with the back of the spoon.

  • Allow this to cool for 10 to 15 minutes and divide it into 12 to 14 equal sized balls.Keep aside.

  • To prepare the batter ,in a mixing bowl combine together all the ingredients listed under ‘for batter’ to form a medium thick batter.

  • Heat oil in a pan,dip the potato balls in the batter and deep fry in hot oil.( Make sure the batter is thick enough to coat the potato balls.)Flip the balls once in between for even cooking.Fry till it turns golden brown on all the sides.

  • Serve with tomato sauce or chutney.


    • I halved the recipe and got 7 medium sized Aloo bondas.

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    nandoos kitchen
    February 23, 2014 at 5:51 pm

    Mouthwatering, yummy bonda.

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    February 23, 2014 at 6:48 pm

    OMG……u r r killing me….so tempting bondas….

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    February 24, 2014 at 12:19 am

    omg such an drool worthy bonda and perfectly evening snack to enjoy in winter 🙂 fantastic clicks dear !!

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    February 24, 2014 at 2:28 am

    looks wonderful

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    February 24, 2014 at 5:41 am

    Wonderful evening snack.

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    February 24, 2014 at 8:17 am

    nice tempting evening snack

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