Aloo Stuffed Pakoda (Bonda)

Aloo Stuffed Pakoda (Bonda) – आलू स्टफ्ड पकोड़ा (बोंडा) is basically an Indian snack made from boiled potato (आलू) and all-purpose flour; these are the main ingredient of this fried snack. Very easy to make and tasty snack. Serve it hot at tea time with green pudina chutney or tomato ketchup.

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Serves 4


Aloo Stuffed Pakoda (Bonda)

45 minPrep Time

40 minCook Time

1 hr, 25 Total Time

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  • Gram flour (बेसन)  -  2 cups
  • Rice flour (चावल का आटा)  -  1 cup
  • Turmeric (हल्दी) powder  -  ½ tsp. + ½ tsp.
  • Red chilli (लाल मिर्च) powder  -  ½ tsp.
  • Asafoetida (हींग)  -  Few pinch
  • Baking soda  -  A pinch
  • Potatoes (आलू)  -  5 medium
  • Onion (प्याज)  -  1 medium
  • Green chillies (हरी मिर्च)  -  2
  • Curry leaves (करी पत्ते)  -  A bunch
  • Fresh coriander (हरा धनिया)  -  2-3 sprigs
  • Ginger (अदरक)  -  1 inch
  • Garlic (लहसुन)  -  4-5 cloves
  • Mustard seeds (राई)  -  1 tsp.
  • Lemon (नींबू)  -  1
  • Spilt & husked black gram (उड़द दाल)  -  1 ⅕  tsp.
  • Water  -  1 cup
  • Oil for fry.
  • Salt to taste.


  1. inely chop onion (प्याज), green chillies (हरी मिर्च) and fresh coriander (हरा धनिया). Keep aside.
  2. Make a paste of ginger (अदरक) and garlic (लहसुन). Keep aside.
  3. Squeeze the lemon and keep the juice aside.
  4. Wash, boil, peel and mesh potatoes (आलू). Keep aside.
  5. In a pan heat 2 tbsp. Oil and mustard seeds (राई). When mustard seeds (राई) start crackling add spilt & husked black gram (उड़द दाल) and cook till it turns golden brown color.
  6. Now add chopped onion (प्याज) and sauté till onion (प्याज) become translucent and soften. Add ginger (अदरक) & garlic (लहसुन) paste, curry leaves (करी पत्ते) and chopped green chillies (हरी मिर्च). Sauté for a minute.
  7. After that add ½ tbsp turmeric (हल्दी) powder and a pinch of asafoetida (हींग), mix well. Add chopped fresh coriander (हरा धनिया) and mix well.
  8. Finally add mesh potatoes (आलू), mix well and cook 2-3 minutes to remove full moisture from potatoes (आलू).
  9. Add lemon juice. Mix well keeps aside to cool in room temperature.
  10. In a deep bowl add gram flour (बेसन), rice flour (चावल का आटा), turmeric (हल्दी) powder, red chilli (लाल मिर्च) powder, a pinch of asafoetida (हींग), a pinch of baking soda, water and salt to taste. Make a thick flowing batter, take care that there is no lump in this batter.
  11. In a deep pan heat oil. Make a medium size balls from potato mixture, dip each ball into the batter and deep fry them until golden brown from both sides.
  12. Take out aloo stuffed pakora (bonda) from pan over tissue paper on plate and serve hot with coconut chutney, green pudina chutney or tomato ketchup.

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