This recipe is made of urid dal which is a source of protein, and when fried in oil it is believed in Indian medicine it helps to retain brain in its jelly state, and pepper added is good for digestion. Try this protein rich urid dal bonda recipe and live healthy.

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 10-20 minutes
Yields: 20-30 bondas


  • Urid dal 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper 1/2 spoon
  • Green chili 2
  • Oil for frying.


Soak urid dal for 15 minutes. Drain off all water and leave the dal for another 10 minutes.

Now grind the dal along with salt and green chili in a wet grinder (mixer will not give desired effect)

Just sprinkle water and grind until smooth fluffy (it will take minimum 20 minutes for this quantity of dal, but consistency is the key, so remove as soon as the dal has become smooth and fluffy)

Coarsely crush the pepper and add in the batter. Mix well.

Heat oil in a kadai. When oil is heated take a small portion of batter with wet hand, make a ball and put in oil.

Cook on both side by stirring until golden brown.

Drain excess oil and remove in a vessel and serve with sauce or chutney.

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