How to make bonda - bonda recipe
Bonda recipe

Bonda Recipe

Bonda is a popular snack in the evenings and goes very well with coconut chutney. A much savored and easily prepared snack for rainy days.

This Bonda recipe literally takes just 5 mins for preparation and 5 mins for frying.

How to make bonda - 5-minute bonda recipe - evening snacks for a rainy day

Here is the very simple recipe for this enjoyable snack and can be made in under 10 to 20 minutes depending on the quantity.


  1. Gram flour (Besan/Chickpea flour/Kadala maavu/Senaga pindi) – 2 cups
  2. Rice flour (Arisi maavu/Biyyam pindi) – 1/2 cup
  3. Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  4. Onions – 2
  5. Curry leaves – 10
  6. Coriander leaves – handful
  7. Baking soda – a pinch
  8. Oil – 300 ml
  9. Salt – as needed
Bonda batter
Bonda batter


  • Finely chop the onions, coriander leaves, curry leaves.
  • Mix all the ingredients with a little water. Make sure that only enough water is used so that the batter does not drip from your fingers.
  • Heat oil in a deep-bottomed pan and keep it on medium flame.
  • Take small ball sized amount of batter in your hand and drop it in the oil and deep fry.
  • Fry till the bondas turn crisp golden colour and enjoy the bondas hot!


How to make bonda - bonda recipe
Bonda recipe

Also read: More Vegetarian Snacks Recipes


When I stayed back in my lovely city of Hyderabad, we used to get the local store’s Besan flour for this recipe. In the US, I use this Deep Besan Chickpea Flour.

Also read: Masala Vada Recipe

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About Priyadarshini Rajendran 210 Articles
Priyadarshini Rajendran is a travel enthusiast, avid reader and a passionate writer. She has a few of her books published and is writing more books. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a software consultant taking breaks for her travels. Her blog is her passion and she writes about travel, books and food on the blog. She offers customized itineraries for South Indian destinations.

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