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bonda recipe | urad dal bonda | ulundu bonda | urad dal vada

easy bonda recipe | urad dal bonda | ulundu bonda | urad dal vada
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine karnataka
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Soaking Time 2 hours
Servings 15 vada


  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 1 chilli finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger finely chopped
  • few curry leaves chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • ½ tsp pepper crushed
  • 2 tbsp dry coconut chopped
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • oil for frying


  • firstly, in a large bowl soak 1 cup urad dal in water for 2 hours.
  • drain off the water and transfer to a mixi or grinder.
  • blend to smooth thick and fluffy batter adding 1-2 tbsp of water.
  • transfer the urad dal batter to a bowl.
  • beat in one direction for 2 minutes or until the batter turns smooth and fluffy.
  • now add 1 chilli, 1 inch ginger, few curry leaves, 2 tbsp coriander, ½ tsp pepper, 2 tbsp dry coconut and ¾ tsp salt.
  • combine and beat for a  minute.
  • now dip your hand in the water, and start dropping them one by one to hot oil.
  • keep the flame in lower to medium stir occasionally.
  • also, fry the vada till they turn golden brown and crisp.
  • drain off the vada on to kitchen towel to absorb oil.
  • finally, serve bonda with coconut chutney.