Boiled Potato - 1
Half of a medium size onion
Green chillies - according to taste
Cumin seeds - 3/4 spoon
Curry leaves & Coriander leaves
Small piece of ginger
Turmeric powder - 1/4 spoon
Sugar - 1/2 spoon
Ready made Bajji mix - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Oil - to deep fry
Heat 2 spoons of oil in a Kadai..add the cumin seeds. Once they crackle, add in the chopped onion, green chillies, ginger, curry leaves & turmeric powder.
Add the mashed potato and salt after the onions become transparent..sauté it for 3 minutes on medium heat. Add the sugar and coriander leaves. Remove it from stove and let it cool.
Make lemon size balls after the masala cools down completely.
Add enough water to Bajji mix and mix it without lumps. Batter should be in dosa batter consistency.
Dip the masala balls in bajji mix and deep fry them on medium heat, till the bonda's become golden colour.
Hot bonda's are ready!
Serve it Coconut chutney or tomato ketchup.
- Use 1 cup of Besan + Chilli powder(according to you taste buds) + 1/4 spoon asafotida powder + 2 pinches of Baking soda + salt + 1/2 spoon cumin powder instead of Ready-made Bajji mix.
- Mix everything with water and keep it aside for 5 minutes. Then mix it again without lumps.
- Use finely chopped & boiled carrots,beans and peas with potato to make vegetable bonda's.
- Add 1/2 spoon of Garam masala and a spoon of lemon juice in the masala to get a different taste in the masala.