Recipe: Mangalore Bonda

Mangalore bonda is a classic Karnataka snack.


1 cup maida
¼ cup rice flour
¼ cup finely chopped onions
1 tbsp rawa
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander, curry leaves
1 tbsp minced green chillies
A pinch of cooking soda
Salt to taste
1 cup thick curds


Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl.
Keep it closed for at least 5-6 hours.
Add soda just before frying.
Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
By wetting your hands, make medium sized balls and put in the oil.
Deep fry till golden brown and serve hot.