Recipe For Aloo Bonda (No Fry, Less Oil)

Recipe For Aloo Bonda (No Fry, Less Oil)


  • Cooking oil - 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds - half teaspoon
  • Methi seeds- 1/4th teaspoon
  • Ginger and Garlic paste - 1 teaspoon
  • Boiled, Peeled and Mashed Potatoes - 5 to 6
  • Salt - As per taste
  • Turmeric powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Drops of lemon juice
  • Chopped Coriander leaves - 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala. - 1 teaspoon
  • Besan or Gram flour - 4 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Rice Flour - 1 table spoon
  • Mustard Oil - for greasing



  • In a pan add cooking oil
  • Once oil heats up, add mustard seeds and methi seeds.
  • Let it splutter. Now add ginger and garlic paste
  • Once the mixture turns light brown, add potatoes
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, lemon juice, coriander leaves and garam masala.
  • Mix it thoroughly
  • Switch off the gas and let it cool
  • Meanwhile make a batter using besan or gram flour by adding rice flour  and salt and pinch of red chilli powder.
  • Add water and make a paste of pouring consistency
  • Heat an appe pan (a pan with several small deep moulds)
  • Once the pan heats up, add a drop of mustard oil in every slot and grease it well
  • Make small balls of potato mixture, dip thoroughly in besan mixture and put  in appe slot.
  • After few minutes flip them and let them cook
  • Cook on medium heat
  • Once done serve hot with sauce, chutney anything of your choice


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Also read: Crispy Aloo Poha Cutlets With Green Chutney


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