Friday, December 20, 2013

Ulundhu Bonda / Urad Dhal Bonda

Few months back, when I was preparing Urad Dhal Vada (Uzhundha vadai), I was getting late and could not shape them well. So I managed to make bondas with the batter and made it in very less time. Since then, this has become our favorite. 
I tried few cookies last week but couldn't post as they didn't turn well in shape, though tasted amazing. As we had two many sweets since Diwali, my Hus wanted something non sweet. So I made this Bonda and I feel this is perfect for the cold season here.
I remember me and my cousin used to go to near by shops in madurai and buy a big pack (pottalam) of this Bonda or Vadai and Bajji with different chutneys and sambar.. Sweet memories.. !!  I am very happy that all of my cousins are in whatsapp and don't feel like I even miss them, though they are available in different time zones.            


Recipe for the snack full of proteins:


Urad Dhal 1cup
Rice Flour 1 tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
Pepper 1 tsp
Curry Leaves few
Oil for deep fry


Soak Urad Dhal for one hour with enough water.


Grind Urad Dhal to a smooth batter with very less water..

{I added 2-3 tbsp of water in the empty mixer. Then I added the Dhal, again a tbsp of water on top and then I started grinding. As and when required I just sprinkled a tbsp of water. }

Refrigerate the batter for one hour.

Now add the Rice flour, Pepper, Curry Leaves and Asafoetida. Mix well.

Heat enough oil in a pan for deep frying. Wet your hands and pinch a ball sized batter and drop into the hot oil. Fry on a medium flame until done.

Serve with coconut chutney or any of your favorite chutney.


Chitra said...

Perfect round shaped bondas :)

cookingwithsapana said...

Bonda looks so perfect !

Unknown said...

Perfect shape and looks delicious...

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Irresistible bondas! How you could make each bonda in uniform shape. Excellent.

Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Love these bondas...looks irresistible