Boondi | How to make Boondi

By Sujata Hande-Parab  |  5th Jan 2018  |  
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About Boondi Recipe

Boondi or Bonde is a popular dish which is been served as a sweet dessert or spicy or khari for breakfast, snack. Quick to prepare and used in many dishes, Ladoo, shev boondi, or even in curries or making bhaji. In many regions Boondi is used in salad as well popularly called as Boondi raita.

Boondi is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Maharashtra. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Boondi is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Boondi at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 10 minute for the preparation and 15 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Boondi by Sujata Hande-Parab in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Boondi at your home without any difficulties. Boondi is one of the representative dishes of Maharashtra which you can serve in any special occasions.


Ingredients to make Boondi

  • Besan / Gram flour - 1 cup
  • Rice flour - 1 ½ tbsp.
  • baking soda – 1/4 tsp
  • turmeric – 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil - 1 tbsp. + 2-3 cups for frying
  • water - ½ cup.
  • For serving – flavored shev or Chat masala, red chili powder

How to make Boondi

  1. Heat oil in a wok or kadai.
  2. In a bowl mix together, Gram flour, salt, turmeric, baking soda. Mix well.
  3. Add oil. Mix it.
  4. Add water slowly at a time and prepare a batter. Whisk well. It should be smooth and lump free.
  5. Take perforated spoon or Jharani. Hold it above oil. Add a ladleful gram flour batter on center of it.
  6. Move ladle in a circular motion, allow batter to go through the jharani or perforated spoon. This process will form small round balls or Boondi.
  7. Deep fry boondi on medium low flame until golden brown and crisp.
  8. Remove it using slotted spoon. Drain it and transfer on kitchen towel.
  9. Repeat the process with remaining batter.
  10. Serve adding flavored shev as a shev boondi or add chili powder, sprinkle some chat masala and serve as a masala boondi with hot tea or coffee.

Reviews for Boondi (1)

Milli Garg2 years ago

Thanks Sujata for sharing this recipe.
Sujata Hande-Parab
2 years ago
Thank you Milli.... :grinning:

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