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Saranya Manickam
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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This is our favorite bonda since childhood , The beetroot mixture itself has amazing taste that we will finish the beetroot balls itself before making it into bonda .Yummy,spicy recipe for beetroot bonda is below,

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Frying
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Beetroot – 2 cups ( grated)
  2. onion – 1 cup.
  3. Green Chillies – 2 nos.
  4. salt - as required.
  5. potato – 2 nos ( medium sized).
  6. oil – 2 tsp + for deep frying.
  7. mustard – 1/4 tsp.
  8. Curry leaves – few.
  9. turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp.
  10. chilli powder – 1/2 tsp ( optional).
  11. Bajji mix – 1 cup.


  1. cut potatoes into halves and boil them till soft . I cooked in cooker with immerse level water for 3 whistles.When cooked remove the skin and mash potatoes well without lumps.
  2. Scrap the beetroot skin and grate them , chop onions and green chillies to small pieces.
  3. Heat oil in pan and add mustard , when mustard starts spluttering add chopped chillies , onions and saute till translucent.
  4. Then add beetroot and fry in medium flame for 5 mins ,till they starts shrinking and raw smell of beetroot leaves .
  5. Now add turmeric powder , chilli powder , salt ,2 tsp of water and cook till the vegs are cooked but little crunchy.
  6. Don't cook beetroot to too mushy , so add little water.When done add mashed potatoes and mix well to form a mass.
  7. Remove from flame , let the mixture come down to room temperature.
  8. Make small balls out of it .
  9. In a bowl add bajji mix , water little by little and keep mixing till it forms to idli batter consistency.
  10. Heat oil in a wide kadai.Take each balls and dip in bajji batter completely ,drop in hot oil gently.
  11. Deep fry the bondas in medium flame till golden brown , remove from oil , drain the oil and serve hot.
  12. I served with bonda chutney , you can serve with chutney or enjoy as it is.Bonda tastes great even without any chutney.

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