Mysore Bonda ( How To Make Mysore Bonda)

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Bonda is a filling and scrumptious snack that can be served alone with coffee or as a supplement to idli, dosa or pongal. Normally, either vadas or bondas are served along with a south indian breakfast. Made with urad dal, bondas also provide a healthy dose of proteins to supercharge your day!

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Soaking time:  2 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 15 bondas.
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3/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils)
6 to 7 peppercorns (kalimirch)
1/4 cup chopped fresh coconut
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
10 to 12 curry leaves (kadi patta) , broken into pieces
coconut oil or any other refined oil for deep-frying

  1. Clean, wash and soak the urad dal in enough water for atleast 2 hours.
  2. Drain and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste, adding 1 to 2 tbsp of water if required.
  3. Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. Divide the batter into 15 equal portions.
  5. Heat the oil in a kadhai, shape each portion into a round and deep-fry a few at a time till they are golden brown in colour. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with any chutney of your choice.

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 on 21 Apr 13 07:59 PM