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Aloo Bonda


Serving Size: 4

Summer is here again so what's special in our kitchen in the evening with your hot or cold beverage SNACKS-hot and spicy. The snack that came on my mind was my MIL's all time favorite AlooBonda. Whenever she goes shopping in town she will get numerous packets of hot spicy AlooBonda. I was talking with her few days back and mentioned to her that I really missed some of the snacks. After that I got urge to make these AlooBonda for the kids that evening. So sit back and enjoy these bonda's at your kitchen one of these days to enjoy your evening tea time.
For making the Aloo balls:
1 cup mashed cooked potatoes
1 onion chopped
1 green chillie minced
1tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2tsp turmeric powder
1/2tsp chillie powder
1/4tsp cumin seeds
1/4tsp mustard seeds
few sprig curry leaves
salt to taste

Coat a wok with couple teaspoons of oil and splutter curry leaves,cumin and mustard seeds followed by green chillies,ginger garlic paste and finally chopped onions …

Rava Kitchedi

Rava Kitchedi
Serving Size: 4

1 cup rava / sooji (semolina)
1 chopped Onion
3 green chillies slit sideways
1/4 cup chopped cabbage
1/4 cup vermicelli
1 carrot chopped
1/4 cup green peas
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp urad daal
1 tsp channa daal
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/4tsp chili powder to taste
2 tbsp oil
few curry leaves
chopped coriander leaves
3tbsp ghee
lemon juice to taste

Preparation Methods:
Heat 2tbsp ghee and fry rava on a moderate heat, stirring constantly to light brown color and set aside.Then add another tbsp ghee and roast the vermicelli until golden brown-keep aside. In the same pan heat 2 tbsp oil and add mustard seeds and allow them to splatter. Add the daals : channa & urad & curry leaves to it and fry till they turn red. Add onion, and green chilies. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.Add all the vegetables, turmeric & chili powder, and salt to taste. Now add 3 cups of water and cover the pan and allow it simmer on low heat until the vegetables are done.Add t…