Puli Bongaralu (Masala 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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  • 400 g - sour dosa batter (leftover batter can be used)
  • 2 tbsp - channa dal, soaked for 2 hours
  • 1 tsp - jeera
  • 4 green chillies, chopped fine
  • 2 onion, medium, chopped fine
  • 1 inch - ginger, chopped fine
  • 3 tsp each - curry leaves, coriander leaves, chopped fine
  • salt
  • a pinch - turmeric
  • 1/8 tsp - baking soda
  • oil for deep frying

How to Make Puli Bongaralu (Masala Bonda)

  • Take (thick) sour dosa batter in a bowl, add all the above ingredients except oil.
  • Beat well, heat oil, drop lemon-sized balls into oil and fry till light golden brown in colour.
  • Remove and keep them on a paper napkin (to remove any excess oil)
  • Serve as a tea time snack with any sauce or chutney,