Deep fried Rice Balls | Rice bonda |Indian Snack Item
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Rice bonda- Quick and easy snack made with some left over rice. Serve the rice bonda with chutney/ketchup and a cup of tea.
Recipe type: snack
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 15-20
  • Cooked white rice- 1.5 cup mashed or coarsely grind
  • Rice flour ( biyyapu pindi) - 3 to 4 tbsps
  • Small onion- 1, finely chopped
  • Ginger- 1 inch, grated
  • Green chilly- 2 to 3 chopped fine or to taste
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves- 2 tsp finely chopped
  • Oil for deep frying
  1. Coarsely grind the rice in a mixer or mash it well using a fork.
  2. Transfer the mashed rice to a bowl.
  3. Add the cumin seeds, ginger, onion, coriander leaves, rice flour and salt to taste.
  4. Mix all the above ingredients.T
  5. You may want to adjust the amount of rice flour depending on how soft the rice.
  6. If the mixture is too thick, sprinkle some water.
  7. Make small round balls of the dough.
  8. Heat oil for deep frying.
  9. Deep fry the balls, few at at a time in medium heat.
  10. Serve immediately with some chutney or ketchup/tomato sauce.
Recipe by Madhu's Everyday Indian at