Mysore Bonda - Crispy, Fluffy, Deep fried dumplings
Mysore Bonda, are these small deep-fried dumplings which are crispy outside and fluffy and soft inside and is usually served with coconut chutney.
  • 1 cup - All purpose flour
  • ¼ cup - Rice flour
  • ½ tsp - Baking soda
  • ½ tsp - Cumin seeds
  • ½ cup - Yogurt, sour curd is best
  • ¾ cup - water
  • 1 tsp - Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - Green chilies, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsps - Fresh coconut pieces, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp - curry leaves , finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  1. Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl. All purpose flour, rice flour, salt, curry leaves, jeera, green chillies, coconut pieces, ginger, baking soda and mix well.
  2. Add curd and water, and make a thick batter.
  3. Cover and let the batter rest for 15 minutes.
  4. After 15 minutes the batter will be fluffy and airy.
  5. Heat the oil in a wok. Heat it on low to medium heat.
  6. Once the oil it hot, take the batter in your hand and drop a tablespoon measure of batter into the oil.
  7. Just see if the oil is hot enough and the Bonda starts sizzling.
  8. If the oil is fine, drop more dumplings into the oil and fry on medium low heat till it is nice and golden.
  9. Take it out onto a kitchen towel to remove the excess oil.
  10. Serve it hot with Coconut chutney or Rasam.
Recipe by MADaboutkitchen at