Potato Bonda


  • Potato –4
  • Onion – 2
  • Green chillies- 2
  • Coriander leaves – few
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  • Mustard – 1tsp
  • Urad dhal – 1 tsp
  • Bengal gram- 1 tsp
  • Asafotida – a pinch
  • Oil – 4 to 6 teaspoon
  • salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Besan flour-2 cups
  • Rice flour- ½ cup
  • Maida – ¼ cup
  • Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
  • Cooking soda -2 pinches
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon
  • Oil to deep fry

Cook the potatos till soft and mash it finely. Heat a kadai and pour the oil. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and when it pops up, Urad dhal and Bengal grams and fry for a few minutes to a golden colour. Add Onion and green chillies chopped finely and fry for a while. Add mashed potatos, turmeric powder and salt and fry well. Add the chopped coriander leaves, curry leaves. Mix well and remove from stove. Cool it and make small lemon sized balls.
In a bowl mix the flours with chilli powder, cooking soda and salt. Make a batter like thick dosa batter by adding water little by little.
Heat oil in a kadai. When the oil becomes hot, take a ball, dip in the batter and drop it in the hot oil. Deep fry till it become golden brown.


  1. A few weeks back, tried peanut pakoda, simply amazing. Very good in taste and we all loooved it so much.

    Wanted to try kadalai urundai for karthigai. will let you know my FB. seems very tempting.


  2. Thank you for your comments and happy to know you liked peanut pakoda.

  3. last week i tried your melagu adai.we all liked the taste.now i just want to try urad applam.i saw the incredients .in that you have mentioned urad flour 1/4kgs,rice flour as 2 cups.i am confused.pls tell me the exact mass of the rice flour in grams. thank you

    • Hi Saradha,

      Thank you for visiting my site and your kind feed back. I have not posted any urad appalam recipe. It is a lengthy process. Hope you will get reply from the blogger who have posted the recipe.

  4. Can u use ready made bajji bonda mix instead of the flours

  5. Mam..I tried it…awesome….all my family members appreciated me since I m mew to cook…thankful to u…

  6. thanks for ur guidance kamala

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