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Bonda Soup


Bonda Soup

Bonda Soup, a breakfast or snack recipe, urad dal bonda dipped in moong dal soup.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Soaking time6 hrs
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: Karnataka
Keyword: Snacks
Servings: 2
Author: Chaya


For Soup :

  • 1/3 cup Moong dal
  • 1 medium Tomato chopped
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 Green chilly chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp Asafoetida / Hing

For Bonda :

  • 1/3 cup Urad dal soaked overnight
  • 1/8 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Green chilly chopped
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves chopped
  • 5-6 Curry leaves chopped
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coconut chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper corns crushed
  • Oil For deep fry

For Garnishing :

  • 1 tsp Coriander Leaves Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Onion Chopped


Moong Dal Soup :

  • In a pressure cooker add washed moong dal, chopped tomato, chopped onion, chopped green chilly, turmeric powder, salt, 2 cups water, give a stir, close the lid and cook for 3 to 4 whistles.
  • Smash the cooked dal using smasher.
  • In a kadai add oil, mustard seeds, as it starts to splutter add cumin seeds, add asafoetida.
  • Now add cooked and smashed dal mixture, add water according to soup consistency, bring it to boil for 5 mins on medium flame.
  • Moong dal soup is ready.

Bonda :

  • In a mixing jar add overnight soaked urad dal, grind it to fine paste, do not add water.
  • In a mixing bowl add urad dal paste, beat it well.
  • Add baking soda, salt, chopped coriander leaves, chopped curry leaves, chopped coconut, chopped green chilly, crushed pepper corns, mix it well.
  • In a kadai add oil, heat it, add small bonda shape urad dal mixture to oil.
  • Deep fry till golden brown colour.
  • Bonda is ready.

Prepare Bonda Soup :

  • In a serving bowl place prepared bondas, pour soup on it, garnish with coriander leaves and chopped onion.
  • Yummy Delicious Bonda Soup is ready to have.


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