Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Aloo Chop / Aloo Bonda

This snack is popular in other states as Bonda but in eastern parts of India is popularly known as Aloo chop. One of my favourite evening snacks during the rainy days with a cuppa tea.

Today I want to share this with you as the taste differs from place to place home to home So this one is from my kitchen to yours.


For Batter:

1cup Gramflour
1/2 tsp ajwain(Carom seeds)
Salt to taste

For Filling:
3 medium potatoes boiled and mashed
1 green chilli chopped
1 tbsp roasted and crushed peanuts
1 Tsp sliced coconut
1 tsp grated ginger
1 Tbsp oil
Salt to taste
pinch of turmeric

Oil to fry

In a bowl mix gramflour ajwain, salt and water to make a paste of semi thick consistency. Keep aside to rest for 5-10 minutes.

For the filling heat a pan add 1 tbsp oil . Add chopped coconuts , crushed peanuts and green chillies.saute for few seconds , to it add grated ginger and saute for few more seconds. Add  turmeric powder to it and immediately add the boiled mashed potato to it and season the filling with salt.
cook for 2 minutes. Let it cool for sometime.

Now make balls out of the filling . Dip in the prepared batter and fry in the oil. Enjoy these with afternoon tea.


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