Nowadays Raksha asks some snacks to munch after coming from school.So i keep searching & thinking about instant snacks recipes and i am trying make it healthy too by adding vegetables.This is a very easy and instant bonda recipe.Usually bondas are made with leftover idli,dosa batter or urad dal & maida.But this version is with besan flour/kadalai maavu.Most of u would have seen these bondas in Tea stalls(tea kadai).An interesting thing is that it is also called as”South African chilli bites”.I make this kind with leftover bajji/bonda mix by adding onions after making aloo bonda .It tastes great when eaten hot hot !Do try this recipe for ur kids after they come from school.They’ll love it for sure ! U can also make it more healthy by adding vegetables like vegetable bonda.
Instant bonda recipe
Instant bonda recipe with besan flour
Serves:10 small sized
Prep time:5 Minutes
Cook time:10 Minutes
Total time:15 Minutes
To make the batter
Besan flour - 1/2 cup
Rice flour - 1/4 cup
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Green chilli– 1 no (finely chopped)
Big onion - 1 no (finely chopped)
Curry leaves - few
Hing - 1/8 tsp
Coriander leaves - few
Cooking soda - A pinch
Ghee - 1 tsp (optional)
Cooking oil - to deep fry
Mix all the ingredients given above except cooking oil.Add water to make a thick paste.No problem if it is sticky.
Heat oil,make balls from the batter & deep fry in batches till it turns golden brown. Drain in a tissue paper and serve hot !
U can reduce rice flour and try the same.It would be softer.
For variations,u can add vegetables like carrot and peas.