Want to have something comforting for the cold weather…
This is a very simple tea time snacks that can be enjoyed with some sambar or chutney. If you have a get together next time, don’t forget this bonda. A tasty little bite, best for girls chit chat evening…
Idli batter - 1 cup
Rice flour - 2 teaspoon
Sago pearls - ½ cup
Red onions - ½ cup finely diced
Green chilies - 2 finely minced
Grated ginger - ½ teaspoon
Curry leaves - 10 cut into pieces
Cilantro - 4 to 5 sprigs finely chopped
Oil for deep frying
Soak sago in enough cold water for 3 to 4 hours. It will almost double in size. Later drain the sago and mix all the above ingredients together. Batter should be in the consistency like a cookie batter or bonda batter. SHold is able to from small dumplings out of it. Check for salt.
Heat oil in a deep dish. When the oil is of medium heat. Drop small dumpling of the mixed batter and deep fry it until golden brown in color.
Note: Not necessary that all the dumplings should be the same shape. But try to maintain the same size for even cooking.
If the batter is runny try adding some more onions and rice flour. If it is too thick, sprinkle some water.
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