Home Food Watch: How To Make Aloo Bonda Easily At Home!

Watch: How To Make Aloo Bonda Easily At Home!


Aloo Bonda or popularly known as Bombay Batata Vada has to be one of our favourite snacks. Made with potatoes, combined with simple and easily available ingredients, we have been eating this food item for several years now. Would it be a lie if we call it our favourite tea-time snack?
And, while we all have changed our priorities and shifted to street food for evening munchings, this lockdown has forced us all to get back to our roots. So, while we are sitting at home, why not make this crispy and delicious snack for our parents or siblings? This recipe does not require you to step out of your homes for groceries or does not consume much time too. So, go ahead and try making it right away!


For Potato Masala/Stuffing:

  • 3 Mashed Potatoes
  • 1 Onions
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • Coriander Leaves
  • Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • ½ tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • Salt
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice

For Batter:

  • 1 cup Gram Flour
  • ¼ cup Rice Flour
  • Baking Soda
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • Oil
  • Water


1.Firstly you need to prepare potato masala. So, boil 3 potatoes, peel off it skin, mash it nicely and keep it aside.

2.Then, in a pan, take mustard seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, ginger, curry leaves and temper it. Once they are tempered add onions, green chillies and start frying them.

3.At this step, you need to add your powder masalas like turmeric powder, salt, and red chillies powder. Once these masalas are nicely seeped into the onions, add the mashed potatoes and cook them together. When the potatoes are nicely mashed and cooked, add coriander leaves, lemon juice and cook for a minute.

4.Take the potato mixture in your hands and gently roll them into circular shaped balls.

5.Now, you need to make the batter. To make your batter for Aloo Bonda take rice flour, gram flour, salt, red chilli powder and mix it well. Slowly add water to this and mix it thoroughly. When you see a thick batter forming, add a pinch of baking soda, oil and mix it again.

6.Lastly, take a pan, heat some oil, roll the potato balls into the batter and gently release it in the oil and fry them until they turn golden brown on all the sides.

7.Serve your hot and juicy Aloo Bonda with sauce.

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