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Moong Curd Bonda

A bonda dish made with yoghurt (curd) and moong dhal.

Moong Curd Bonda

Recipe by S Kamala
Recipe rating: N/A
Course: SnacksCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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A bonda dish made with yoghurt (curd) and moong dhal.


  • Green Gram Dhal (Moong) – 1 cup

  • Urad Dhal – 1/2 cup

  • Fresh Ginger – a small piece

  • Green Chillies – 4 to 5

  • Cumin (Jeeragam) – 1 teaspoon

  • Curd – 3 cups or as required

  • Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste

  • Oil – for deep frying


  • Soak both the dhals for 2 hours. Wash and drain the water completely.
  • Add ginger, green chillies, cumin and salt and grind it to a fine paste.
  • Boil 5 to 6 cups of water in a broad vessel and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Wet your hand and take lemon size paste and drop it in the hot oil. Fry till it become golden brown.
  • Remove and put it in the hot water.
  • Let it soak in the hot water till it become soft touch. Remove and gently squeeze out the excess water.
  • Arrange it in a plate or flat vessel.
  • Beat the curd and add salt and pour over the bondas.
  • Sprinkle red chilli powder and serve.
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