Saturday, April 23, 2011

Aloo Bonda


4 large boiled, mashed potatoes
2 to 3 green chilies finely chopped
1 onion chopped finely
2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped)\
1/2 cup chopped mixed vegetables(carrots,peas,cauliflower etc)
1 2 bay leaves
2 3 cloves
1 cinnamon
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp cumin seeds

2 cup gram flour
1 tsp red chilli powder
3 tbsp rice flour
1/2 tsp baking soda(khane ka soda)
oil for frying
salt to taste


Add salt, chili powder,turmeric, garam masala, coriander, and green chilies to the mashed aloo (potatoes) and mix well
Put 1 tsp oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, bay leaves,cloves and cinnamon , allow it to sputter.
Add chopped onions, fry, then add mixed vegetables and cook for a few minutes,then add potato mix. Cook for 2 -3 minutes .
Make small balls of aloo  mixture.

In a bowl take a cup of gram flour,add rice flour, little salt and chilli powder to it.
Add little water bit-by-bit and mixing with hand to make a batter of medium consistency.

Dip each ball in the batter and deep-fry them till golden brown.
Serve  hot with green chutney.