Bonda with Smashed Potato Recipe


Ingredients:
1 medium Onion
2 cups Potato buds
1 1/2 cup Peas and carrots
2 big ones Green chilies
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
1 cup Gram flour
1/2 tsp Mustard seedpinch Turmeric
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1/4" piece Ginger
1 small bunch Coriander leaves
2 tsp Salt
Oil
Method:
The filling is prepared as follows:
Mix potato buds and 1/2 teaspoon of salt with 1 cup of hot water.Finely chop ginger, chilies, coriander leaves, and onion. Heat oil(about 5 Tbsp) and add mustard seeds. Add chopped ingredients and fryuntil onions are brown. Add carrots, peas, turmeric and 1 tsp of saltand cook on low heat for about 10 minutes. Add potato (now mashed) andfry for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, add lemon juice and let cool.
The batter is prepared as follows:
Combine gram flour, 3 Tbsp of oil, 3/4 cup water, 1/2 tsp salt, thebaking powder and mix thoroughlyAfter the batter is prepared, make small balls out of the filling androll them in the batter. Next fry it in hot oil. You will get about20-30 small bondas.