Friday, July 10, 2015

Urulaikizhangu-Bonda

#UrulaikizhanguBonda [ #PotatoBonda ] : First stuffing has to be prepared. Then it is coated with a specially prepared batter and fried in hot oil. To prepare the stuffing sauteed onion, other vegetables like capsicum, carrot, some green leafy vegetables along with salt, chilly powder & other condiments are combined together with boiled #Potato. The batter is prepared just like bajji batter.
Now over to the preparation.

Urulaikizhangu Bonda [ Potato Bonda ]


Ingredients for stuffing :
2 medium sizePotato
1 big sizeOnion, chop nicely
2Green chilly, chop nicely [ optional ]
1/2Capsicum, chop nicely [ optional ]
2 TbspCarrot grated
8 - 10Curry leaves
4 TspCoriander leaves finely chopped
1/4 CupFenugreek leaves finely chopped
tempering for stuffing :
1/2 TspMustard seeds
1/2 TspCumin seeds
1 TspOil
Powders for stuffing :
1/2 TspRed chilly powder [ adjust ]
1/2 TspCumin powder
1/4 TspAsafoetida powder
1/8 TspTurmeric powder
1 TspSalt [ adjust ]
Ingredients for batter :
1/2 CupBesan [ Gram flour ]
2 TspRice flour
1/4 TspRed chilly powder
1/8 TspTurmeric powder
1/2 Tspsalt [ adjust ]
A pinchCooking soda
1 1/2 cupOil for frying

Method :
Wash potato thoroughly and pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles.
Take out after the cooker ran out of steam.
Peel and keep aside.
Heat a kadai with a tsp of oil on a stove over medium flame.
Once oil becomes hot crackle mustard and cumin seeds.
Then add asafoetida powder, torn curry leaves and chopped green chilly.
Saute for a minute and then add onion.
Saute until onion becomes transparent and then add capsicum.
Saute for a minute and then turn off the stove.
Now add all the powders to the boiled potato and mash with a potato masher.
Then add sauteed ingredients, chopped coriander leaves, chopped fenugreek leaves and combine together well.
Then make small small balls and keep aside.

Take oil in a kadai and heat on a stove over medium flame.
Mix all the ingredients needed to make batter except cooking soda just the same way as you do for bajji.
Finally add cooking soda and mix well.
Once the oil starts fuming dip the ball in the batter and coat well on all sides.
Slowly drop into the oil one by one.
Keep stirring and fry them until golden color.
Once done drain the oil and transfer into a serving bowl lined with tissue paper.

Enjoy with a hot cup of tea/coffee.

Urulaikizhangu Bonda [ Potato Bonda ] Urulaikizhangu Bonda [ Potato Bonda ]
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