Monday, January 14, 2013

Cheera (Spinach) Bonda

  1. Boiled potato - 5
  2. Oil - 2 Tsp
  3. Onion chopped- 2 small
  4. Green chilly - 6-8
  5. Turmeric powder - 1/4 Tsp
  6. Ginger chopped - 1 1/2 Tsp
  7. Curry Leaves chopped - 2 twigs
  8. Spinach (Green Cheera) chopped - 1 cup
  9. Salt - as per taste
  10. Oil - for deep frying
For Batter 
  • Maida (All purpose flour) -1 1/2cup
  • Salt - a pinch
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Red chilly powder - a pinch
  • Fennel seeds (Perumjeeragam) - 1/4 Tsp
  • Water

  • Peel off the skin and smash the boiled potatoes. Keep aside.
  • In a pan , heat oil and fry onion , ginger , green chilly and curry leaves. When it changes it color add turmeric powder and salt. Saute well. 
  • When onion is cooked well , off the flame add spinach(Cheera) , mix well and close the lid.
  • Mean while in a bowl mix all the items for the batter. Add required amount of water to make a paste ( Batter should be enough to form a nice well coating).
  • Open the lid, mix cheera and also add smashed potatoes .
  • Combine potato mix well and make small balls. 
  • Heat oil for deep frying.
  • Dip the potato balls in the batter and drop into hot oil.
  • Place on kitchen tissues, to remove the excess oil.
  • Serve it hot with tea....
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