June 24, 2018

Veg Bonda with Dosa Batter

A guiltfree, tasty and easy to make snack with any veggies in hand. Since we are just shallow frying this snack in Appe Pan, You can much as much as you like!

  • Pre time: 15 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 mins
  • Serves: 6


  • Boiled Potato 2
  • Finely chopped or grated veggies like cabbage, carrot and cauliflower 2 cups
  • Very finely chopped green beans 3 table spoons
  • Green peas 2 table spoons (optional)
  • Chopped Onions 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 tea spoon
  • Chopped green chillies and ginger 1 teaspoon each
  • Oil 3 table spoons
  • Curry leaves and coriander leaves finely chopped 1 table spoon

For the outer batter:

  • Idli or Dosa batter 4 ladles
  • Kadalai maavu / Besan flour 5 table spoons
  • Rice flour 1 table spoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Asafoetida Powder 1/2 tea spoon
  • Red chilli powder 1/4 tea spoon

Mix all the ingredients well with water and bring it to thick batter consistency like that of dosa batter and keep aside.


In a pan heat oil.
Fry the onions, chillies and ginger for a minute.
Then add all the grated and chopped veggies, salt and turmeric powder with salt.
Stir for a while and wait till the stuff becomes dry.
Finally add mashed boiled potatoes, red chilli powder and the chopped curry, coriander leaves and mix well.
Once they get coolled down make small balls and keep aside.
Heat an Appe pan and grease each crater with 1/2 tea spoon oil.
Dip the balls in the batter and coat well on all sides.
Place them in the app pan craters.
After3 minutes gently cook the other side by flipping off and drizzle some oil around.
Now the crispy, golden Bondas are ready to serve with sauce or chutney.