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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Mysore Bonda-Ulundu Bonda Recipe

Mysore Bonda is make of urad dal and is a very easy snack recipe.My mother is an expert in making crispy bondas. Today I am going to share with you the secret of making crispy and tasty bondas. This is a perfect tea time snack. Some prepare this even for Diwali. Now shall we learn how to prepare crispy bondas?

Mysore Bonda
Hot n crispy Bondas with a cup of ginger tea!
How to make Bonda

Prep time - under -30 mins
Cook time - under -15 mins
Yields - 12-14 bondas

Ingredients needed

Whole Urad dal - 100 grams (approximately 1/2 cup flat)
Green chilli - 1
Rice flour - 50 grams
Whole black pepper - 1 tsp
Thinly sliced coconut bits - 1 tbsp
Hing - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few finely chopped
Coriander leaves - few finely chopped
Salt as required

How to make bonda


Wash and soak urad dal for 30-40 minutes.

Drain the water completely and grind adding very less water (otherwise the mixie will not grind ) to a smooth paste just as you grind for ulundu vadai. Add green chilli and salt while grinding.

Then remove the batter from the grinder/mixie. Take that ground dal in a bowl, add rice flour (secret ingredient for crispy bondas), whole black pepper, coconut bits, hing, curry leaves and coriander leaves. Mix well.


Heat oil in a kadai, when it is hot, keep it in medium flame. Keep a bowl of water ready. Wet your fingers in the water, take a little batter, shape it into a ball and gently drop it into the oil. (use your thumb to gently push the ball shaped batter into the oil)

Fry both sides till golden brown and remove it in a colander or a kitchen towel to drain off excess oil.

Ulundu Bonda

Serve hot with coconut chutney and a cup of tea. Heaven!!

Surprise your guests and family members by preparing this easy mysore bonda recipe and I am sure everybody is going to ask you the secret of crispy bondas. Wishing you all a very Happy Diwali. I am taking a break till Diwali. Have a wonderful time with your family and friends.

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  1. perfect with a hot cuppa coffee..

  2. Lip smacking ...lovely clicks too

  3. Thank you for reminding the great recipe.which will go good with idly on Deepavali day.I am going to make this on deepavaliday.

    Wish you and your family happy deepavali

  4. Very attractive cuties, feel like munching some.

  5. ooohhhhh!!! I make this often. My kid's fav...

  6. yummy snacks ...love to have it with a cup of hot tea.....Happy Diwali to you and all your family and friends!:)

  7. Crisp on the outside..perfect bondas!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  9. Happy Diwali. Hey my mouth"s watering. So tempting. Thks. for the Lovely pictures.

  10. Yummyyyy! Thanks for reminding, I made it n wow it turned crispy n superb.

  11. I love ur site..I recommend it to my friends as well

  12. I love your site....I am learning to cook from this site thanks a lot

  13. More than times tried....alll turned well nothing to failure.....whenever my hus asked for snacks I am always go for this bonda...........it never dissappoints me...thank u soo much akka.Newly married grls like me are learning from ur site.
    Tnx a lot.

  14. This is Lovely. Just prepared & it was very crispy. Went very well with Sambar. Thanks

  15. Loved this. As you said, it came out nice and crispy!

  16. This recipe is incorrect. Mysore bonda uses Miada and rice flour. Regular bonda uses Urad dal. This is a very good recipe for regular bonda.

  17. can they be made beforehand and kept warm in the oven?


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