Bread BondaBread bonda is a tasty snack made with bread slices and a tasty potato filling. The balls are deep fried till they attain a crispy golden exterior.This was very common in our college canteen menu and was served with chutney, ketchup and hot tea. Try this snack,you will surely love it
Bread slices- 8-10
Egg white- 1
Bread Crumbs- 1/2 cup
For the filling
Potatoes cooked and mashed- 1 1/2 cup
Urad dal- 1 tsp
Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
Hing- a pinch
Turmeric powder- 1/3 tsp
Curry leaves chopped- 1 tsp
Ginger chopped- 1 tsp
Lemon juice- 1tsp
Cilantro- finely chopped- 2 tbs
Wash and boil potatoes till it is soft (2 medium sized potatoes). When it cools down remove the skin and mash with a fork.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and when it splutters add urad dal and roast till golden. Add hing, turmeric powder,onions,ginger and chopped curry leaves and saute for a minute.
Add mashed potatoes,salt and mix well. Finally add the lemon juice and chopped cilantro. Allow this mixture to cool and then make small equal sided balls.
Cut edges of the bread and dip in a bowl of water (dip for two to three second and take it out). Place it on your plam and gently press down and flatten the bread. Place the filling in the center and grab the edges of the bread and press it together like a pouch. Roll it into a ball. Dip in egg whites and then in bread crumbs. Repeat the same process with the rest of bread and filling.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the bread bonda in batches. Turn and fry till all sides are crispy and golden. Remove from oil and place on paper towels. Serve with chutney and tea.
Hope you will all enjoy!