Aval Bonda/Poha Pakoda
This crispy and delicious bonda is quick and easy to make. Aval/Poha and besan makes it crunchier and tastes amazing. This will made in less time and less efforts. This easy- recipe is made using easily available ingredients such as Poha, potato, besan, onion and coriander leaves. . Try this scrumptious recipe for evening snack and all love it. Serve it with tomato ketchup or chutney of your choice and with a cup of tea/ coffee
Flatten Rice/Poha – 1 cup
Grated Ginger – 1 tsp
Chopped Green chillies – 2
Chopped Onion – 1
Finely Chopped Coriander
Boiled Potato – 1
Red Chilli Powder – 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Chaat Masala – 1 tsp(Optional)
Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Besan/Gram Flour – ¼ cup
Oil – 1 tsp
Asafoetida –small pinch
Lemon juice- 1 tbsp
Oil for frying
1.Wash theAval/ poha twice with water and soak the poha in the water for 3 minutes.
2.Drain the water and gently squeeze out the excess moisture from the poha. Set aside for five minutes to make poha become soft.
3.While the poha is getting soft, Remove the skin of boiled potatoes and mash well.
4.In a mixing bowl add mashed potatoes, onion,ginger, green chillies, chopped coriander
5.Then add besan, salt and spices and lemon juice to poha mixture and mix everything well and make a dough. Now poha vada batter is ready.
6.the dough into equal lemon sized balls and keep aside. Heat oil in a khadai for deep fry.
7.Fry them till light golden brown, then remove from the oil and place them on a paper towel to drain excess oil.
8.Repeat the same process with the remaining batter. Now Aval boda/poha fritters are ready. . Serve hot with any chutney of your liking with a cup of coffee or tea.