Aloo Bonda

Potato is always everyones favorite and its always taste great. A perfect circle with aloos(potato) inside is a very tempting dish. It is a perfect snack with a cup of tea or coffee in the evening.

Preparation Time: 5 min

Cooking Time: 25 min
Serves: 10 bonda



  1. Kadalai maavu - 1 cup
  2. Salt to taste
  3. Soda uppu - 1 tsp
  4. Chili powder -  1 tsp
  5. Food color (optional)


  1. Potato - 2 medium sized or 1 big sized
  2. Onion - ½ cup - finely chopped
  3. Green chili - 2
  4. Ginger - 1 tsp - finely chopped
  5. Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
  6. Oil - 1 tbsp
  7. Mustard - ½ tsp
  8. Urad dhal - 1 tsp
  9. Jeera - ½ tsp
  10. Curry leaf - 1 sprig
  11. Coriander leaf - ¼ cup finely chopped
  12. Turmeric powder - 1 pinch
  13. Salt to taste


1.  Pressure cook potato and allow it to cool naturally. Peel the skin of potato and mash them.
2.  Heat a medium sized pan. Add oil and when it is hot, add mustard, jeera and allow it to sputter. Then add urad dhal and roast them. Add onion, ginger, green chili and saute them until onion turns soft.
3.  Then add turmeric powder. Mix the mashed potatoes, salt, curry leaf, coriander leaf. Finally add lemon juice and give a good stir. Transfer aloo masala to a bowl and allow it to cool.
4.  Meanwhile, In a mixing bowl, add all the ingredients in “batter” section. Sift the flour before adding to avoid lumps. Add water and make bonda batter in a idly batter consistency.
5.  Make lemon sized balls from the stuffing masala. Drop them into prepared batter. Coat it with the batter.
6.  Heat oil in a kadai. Drop the dipped masala balls into hot oil. Fry them until it is cooked.
Delicious aloo bonda is ready for a chill evening..!!