Nutritious Thotakura Bonda

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 125g - thotakura (amaranth leaves)
  • 250g - besan/gram flour
  • 2 tbsp - rice flour
  • 4-5 green chillies, very finely chopped
  • 1 onion, medium, chopped fine
  • Salt
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 2 pinches baking soda
  • 1/2 inch - ginger, chopped fine
  • 2 tsp - chopped coriander leaves

How to Make Nutritious Thotakura Bonda

  • Clean and wash thotakura leaves and very tender stalks.
  • Chop them fine, keep aside.
  • Mix all the ingredients (except oil) and add greens, prepare a thick batter.
  • Drop lemon-sized balls into hot oil and fry on medium flame till light golden in colour.
  • Remove them on to a paper napkin to absorb excess oil.
  • Serve the bonda with any chutney/tomato sauce as evening snack/starter.