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aloo bonda

Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword aloo bonda, bonda


  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder
  • 1/3 tsp garam masala
  • 450 gram potatoes mashed
  • 2 tsp salt
  • coriander
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1/2 tsp carom seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • water
  • 1 tsp oil


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, asafoetida, coriander seeds and ginger paste to it. Saute for a while on low-medium heat.
  • Add green chilli and mix.┬áNow add all the spices. Red chilli powder, dry mango powder and garam masala to it. Mix well.
  • Add boiled-mashed potatoes to it and mix.
  • Now add salt and fresh coriander to it. Mix well. The filling is ready. Transfer to a bowl and let it cool.
  • Take gram flour/besan in a bowl. Add carom seeds, salt, turmeric and baking soda to it. Mix well.
  • Now start adding water, small portions at a time and keep mixing. Prepare a little thick batter.
  • At last add some oil to it and mix until thick consistency
  • When the filling is not too hot to handle, use your palm and make small balls out of it.
  • Dip it into the batter. Coat it well.
  • Now fry then in hot oil until golden brown. (Medium heat)
  • Serve hot with chutney.