Mysore Bonda – Memories from streets
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 12-15
  • 150 grams Urad Dal (Black gram split and without skin)
  • ¼th cup fresh coconut (chopped into small pieces)
  • 8-10 curry leaves(roughly chopped)
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • ½ inch ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 10-12 black peppercorns(coarsely crushed)
  • ¼th tsp asafoetida powder
  • Cooking Oil
  • Salt
  1. Wash and clean Urad Dal. Soak it in enough water for 2 hours.
  2. Grind Urad Dal into thick and smooth paste (Use water judiciously so as not to make a runny paste)
  3. Add rice flour, asafoetida powder,crushed black pepper,green chilies, chopped coconut,Chopped ginger, chopped curry leaves and Salt to taste.Mix all the ingredients.
  4. Meanwhile heat oil in a pan for deep frying bondas. Apply some water on palms.Shape the portion of batter into round shape.Fry bondas in medium hot oil.We will fry bondas till they become light brown.
  5. As bondas turn brown remove it from oil.Fry in batches.
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