Potato Bonda Recipe, How to make Aloo Bonda, Batata Vada, Aloo Bonda

Potato Bonda RecipePotato Bonda Recipe or Aloo Bonda made with mashed potato is one of the famous street foods in Mumbai.

It is a deep-fried snack recipe made from mashed potatoes, gram flour and spices. In other places of Maharashtra, people also call with the name batata vada.

Potato Bonda recipe goes well with coriander chutney, coconut chutney or even tomato ketchup. I found many daily workers eat this recipe for just tea as an evening snack.

During the winter season, it is one of the best selling street snack recipes. It is crispy outside and smooth and spicy from inside.

For stuffing AlooBonda Recipe:

Potatoes – 1/2 kg.

Onion – 1 no. (big)

Mango powder/ Amchur – 1 tbsp.

Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp.

Curry leaves – 1 tbsp.

Mustard seeds – 1/4 tbsp.

Garam masala powder – 1/4 tbsp.

Green chilies – 4 nos.

Hing – a pinch

Red Chili powder – 3/4 tbsp.

Ginger Garlic paste – 1/4 tbsp.

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tbsp.

Oil – 3 tbsp.

Salt – 1/2 tbsp. (as per your taste)

For Batata bonda batter:

Besan/ gram flour – 1 cup

Rice flour – 1/4 cup

Baking powder – 1/4 tbsp.

Ginger garlic paste – 1/2 tbsp.

Salt – 1/2 tbsp.

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tbsp.

Red chili powder – 3/4 tbsp.

Garam masala powder – 1/4 tbsp.

Water – to make batter.

How to Make Potato Bonda Recipe:

Preparing Batata Vada Filling:

  • Boil potatoes and mash them once they are cooled, keep aside.

Potato Stuffing (1)


  • Heat pan, add oil and put curry leaves, mustard seeds, once they start spluttering add chopped green chilies.

Potato Stuffing (2)


  • Slice onions and add to above mix, add asafoetida, red chili powder, and salt.

Potato Stuffing (3)


  • Add garam masala powder, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder and amchur (mango powder).

Potato Stuffing (4)


  • Mix all the ingredients and add potato mash and cook for a minute.

Potato Stuffing (5)

  • Add coriander leaves and off the heat.

Potato Stuffing (6)

Aloo Bonda Batter:

  • Sieve gram flour/ bean flour for any insects or dust.

Sieve gram flour


  • Add 1 cup gram flour, 1/4 cup rice flour, baking powder and ginger garlic paste.

Potato Bonda Recipe 1

  • Continue adding salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder and garam masala powder and mix well.

Potato Bonda Recipe 2

  • Add required water to make a thick batter.

Batter (3)

Making Potato Bonda recipe:

  • Make small balls of potato curry and keep aside.

Potato Stuffing (7)

  • Dip these balls in the batter and deep fry in hot oil.

Potato Bonda Recipe 3

  • When they start changing color, flip to other side and remove from oil once they attain golden brown color.

Potato Bonda Recipe 4

  • Potato Bonda Recipe or Aloo Bonda goes well with pudina chutney or tomato ketchup.

How to make Potato Bonda Recipe Video:

Rambabu Uppada

I am Rambabu Uppada, founder of Indian Recipe Info. I am fond of food, I thought of sharing my cooking experience with you all. I designed each recipe in such a way that you can simply follow my steps and prepare restaurant rich recipes at your home.

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