Prep 10 m
Cook 15m
Makes 40 bondas


    1kg potatoes

    250gm onions

    25gm ginger

    25gm green chillies

    100ml oil to fry

    1/2 tsp mustard seeds

    2 sprigs curry leaves

    1 /2 tsp turmeric

    Salt to taste

    1/2 lime

    125gm Bengal gram flour

    2 pinches soda bicarbonate

    375ml water

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Ingredient Substitution Guide


1. Boil and peel potatoes. Mash.

2. Chop onions, ginger and green chillies finely.

3. Heat 15ml of oil. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves. When mustard seeds crackle, add chopped spices, potatoes, turmeric and salt. Add lime juice. Mix well. Remove.

4. Divide into 40 portions (the size of a large lime).

5. Prepare the batter by sifting together gram flour, soda bicarbonate, salt and water to a smooth batter of medium thickness.

6. Dip in prepared batter and deep fry.

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