Bonda Mor Kuzhambu Recipe, Dunked Bondas in buttermilk Curry
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Bonda Mor Kuzhambu Recipe with a short youtube video
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: TamilNadu
Serves: 2
  • For making Bonda we need,
  • ½ cup Urad dal(Ulundu)
  • 2 green chilies(pachai milagai)
  • 1-inch ginger(inji)
  • ½ tsp Salt(uppu)
  • 2 tsp water(for grinding)
  • 8 peppercorns(milagu)
  • Few curry leaves(karuveppilai)
  • Oil for frying(coconut oil)
  • For Kuzhambu we need,
  • 1 tsp rice(arisi)
  • 2 tsp Toor dal(thuvaram paruppu)
  • 2 tbsp of freshly grated coconut(thuruviya thengai)
  • 2 green chilies (pachai milagai)
  • 1-inch ginger(inji)
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds(muzhu kothamalli)
  • 3 tsp water(grinding)
  • 1 cup sour curd(pulicha thayir)
  • 2 cups of water
  • A pinch turmeric powder(manjal thool)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • Tempering:
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds(kadugu)
  • few curry leaves (karuveppilai)
  • 1 tsp coconut oil (thengai ennai)
  1. Pre-Preparation step:
  2. Firstly To make Bonada, Soak the Urad dal for about an hour. At the same time Soak Toor dal, rice for an hour.
  3. Bonda making step:
  4. After one hour, drain the water and grind urad dal to a fine paste, adding salt, ginger,2 tsp water, and green chilies to it.
  5. Transfer the ground batter to a bowl and add peppercorns, curry leaves and mix the batter well.
  6. Heat the oil in Kadai, pinch small balls of batter and fry until golden. set the bondas aside. Crispy and Super tempting Bondas are ready. Don't Eat them mow itself Reserve it for Kuzhambu.
  7. Mor Kuzhambu Preparation:
  8. For Mor Kuzhambu, grind together 2 tbsp freshly grated coconut, green chilies, soaked Toor dal and rice, ginger, coriander seed to a fine paste.
  9. Take a cup of sour yogurt or curd in a cooking pot. churn it up to make the thick buttermilk. Add 2 cups water, turmeric powder, and ground coconut paste.
  10. Mix well and cook till it boils over medium heat, keeps stirring once in a while.
  11. when it starts to boil, add the fried Bondas. Bring to boil again. Turn the heat off.
  12. temper with mustard seeds, curry in coconut oil and drop the tempering over the Kuzhambu.
  13. let the Kuzhmbu sit for about 10 mins. served with steamed rice and any curry of your choice!
Adjust the salt and spice according to your tastebuds.
always fry the Bondas in low to medium flame, so that the bondas cook well. also, do not over fry the Bondas.
Some people soak the Fried Bondas in hot water to make soft but I skipped it because we love crispy Bondas not the soggy.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at