Potato Bondas (Indian Snacks)

La Cocina de Babel
Potato Bondas (Indian Snacks)
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Description

Bring the flavors of Indian street food to your table with these tasty Potato Bondas. Bondas are a traditional Indian snack that can be sweet or savory. These potato bondas are of the savory variety and are also vegetarian. Potato dumplings featuring feta cheese, fresh mint, fresh cilantro, garlic, red chili peppers, and quite a few other spices are coated in a chickpea paste and fried until crispy and golden. Best served warm alongside the accompanying honey-mint-yogurt sauce.

Ingredients

350 grams potatoes (peeled and diced)
1 tablespoon mint leaves (chopped)
1 tablespoon cilantro leaves (chopped)
1 red chili peppers (minced)
100 grams feta cheese (crumbled)
1 garlic cloves (peeled and minced)
chili powder
salt
ground black pepper
60 grams flour (chick pea)
baking powder
100 milliliters water
vegetable oil
8 ounces greek yogurt
1 tablespoon mint (chopped)
1 teaspoon honey
ground black pepper

Directions

1Cook the potatoes in boiling water until soft. Drain, allow to cool and then mash with a fork. Set aside.
2Place the potatoes in a bowl and add mint, coriander, chili pepper, feta cheese, garlic, and a pinch each of chili powder, salt, and black pepper. Mix well to form a ball and set aside.
3In a separate bowl, add the chick pea flour, with a pinch each of chili powder, salt, and baking powder.
4Add the water, a little at a time, and stir continuously until it blends and thickens.
5With damp hands, shape the potato into small balls and coat in chick pea paste.
6Heat up plenty of oil in a deep frying pan and fry the balls on both sides for a few minutes until golden brown and crispy.
7In a bowl, add the yogurt, mint, honey, and a pinch of black pepper and mix well.
8Serve immediately with the yogurt sauce.
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NutritionView more

90Calories
Sodium8%DV180mg
Fat6%DV4g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs4%DV11g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories90Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat4g6%
Saturated Fat2g10%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol10mg3%
Sodium180mg8%
Potassium180mg5%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat35
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate11g4%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars2g4%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.