Egg bonda recipe

Egg Bonda

Egg bonda recipe also called as egg bajji or egg pakora. To make these delicious bonda or bajji, boiled eggs are dipped in a spiced batter and deep fried until golden. Chopped onions, lemon juice and coriander leaves can be topped over these and enjoyed. These can be served as an evening snack or a starter in a meal.

Egg pakora or pakoda can be made quickly, if you have boiled eggs ready. It makes a good addition to a party menu or a get together.

Ingredients

  • 4 to 5 boiled eggs
  • 1/2 cup besan/ gram flour
  • 2 tbsp. rice flour
  • 1/8 tsp ajwain/ vaamu/ caram seeds
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder (use as needed)
  • salt as needed
  • little turmeric
  • water as needed
  • oil for deep frying

To blend (optional)

  • 1medium onion
  • 1green chilli
  • 1tsp ginger garlic paste

Preparation

  1. Slice the hard boiled eggs and set aside. Pierce them with fork randomly, 4 times on each egg covering all the sides. This prevents the eggs from bursting. Slice each egg to 3.
  2. Blend together onion, chili and ginger garlic with 2 tbsp. water to make a fine paste.
  3. Mix together besan, salt, turmeric, rice flour, chili powder and ajwain.
  4. Add onion paste to this and make a batter using more water as needed.

Making egg bonda

  1. Heat oil to deep fry, when the oil is hot enough. dip each slice in the batter. Fry in hot oil until golden.
  2. Top egg bonda with chopped lemon onions and serve.

Nutrition Information
Calories 365

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