Hot Potato Balls

Recipe by Taazeem Khatau of

A side dish guaranteed to make you forget your main meal!

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

  • 5 nos. Potato
  • ½ cup Gram flour
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 2½ tsps. Salt
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tbsps. Vegetable Oil
  • 12 drops Lime juice


  1. Boil the potatoes and peel them.
  2. After peeling the potatoes, put them into a pan and mush them up so that they look like mashed potatoes!
  3. Put the pan on the cooker and put it on low heat and add 2 tbsp of cookin oil.
  4. Add the red chilli powder, the salt,
  5. the turmeric powder and the lemon juice!
  6. Stir the ingredients together until you are sure that everything has mixed together well.
  7. Then cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Now off the cooker and let the potatoes cool down for 5-10 minutes.
  9. Then with your hands roll the potatoes into balls of whatever size you want.
  10. Take half a cup of gram flour in a bowl and mix with water until you have a medium paste (not too thick and not too thin).
  11. Then warm some cooking oil in a frying pan.
  12. Dip the potato balls in the mixed gram flour and put them in the frying pan until cooked (you will know when they are cooked because the balls will go a golden colour)
  13. Place the cooked potato balls in a presentable dish.
  14. It makes the dish look very hot when its served hot!



wow its an delicious recipe tazneem its just good snack for childrens


thanks, needed a simpler version of this recipe


Do not call bondas like this


These are what we call in simple english....potato vadas!!


I thinkt hat you should show some pictures of how the cooked recipe looks like. It would be really helpful. I will appreciate if you do that