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Thursday, January 9, 2014

BONDA SOUP (KARNATAKA STYLE) / RESTAURANT STYLE BONDA SOUP / KARNATAKA RESTAURANT STYLE BONDA SOUP

BONDA SOUP, RESTAURANT STYLE BONDA SOUP, BONDA SOUP (KARNATAKA STYLE), KARNATAKA RESTAURANT STYLE BONDA SOUP

A soup with Bonda ??? Surprised???? Bonda soup is popular in Karnataka restaurants. It is served as an appetizer. 

INGREDIENTS FOR SOUP:

Masoor dal  - 1/4  cup
Moong dal  - 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds -1 tsp
Tomato -1 (finely chopped)
Green chilly- 1 (finely chopped)
Ginger paste or crushed ginger - 1/4 tsp.
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp.
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp.
Coriander - few
Curry leaves -little a sprig
Salt  - to taste
M.S.G Aji-no-moto - a pinch (optional)
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Water -  to get the desired consistency

METHOD:

Pressure cook dals alongwith turmeric powder, mash well and keep aside.

In a pan, heat oil, add cumin seeds, when they sizzle add tomato, curry leaves, green chilly, ginger paste, turmeric powder and cook covered  for a while. Now add the mashed dhal, water, salt, pepper powder, aji-no-moto and allow  it to boil for a while. Finally, add coriander leaves, mix well.

INGREDIENTS FOR BONDA:

Whole white urad dhal - 1 cup
Green chillies - 2 (finely chopped)
Curry leaves - 1 sprig (roughly chopped)

Coconut pieces(chopped) - 1 tsp.
Pepper - 1/4 tsp.
Salt - to taste
Oil - 1 cup

METHOD:

Soak dhal in water for an hour.

Grind the soaked dhal in a grinder, to a smooth paste, using very little water.  When smooth and slightly frothy, add salt and all ingredients. Mix well.

Heat oil .  Wet your palms with water, make balls from the batter. Carefully drop them into the oil and deep fry until golden brown. 

HOW TO SERVE? :
Add bondas to the hot soup.  Bonda soup is ready. 
Serve hot.

21 comments:

  1. Interesting to see something new. I know bonda but in a soup is unique. Definitely a must try.

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  2. Interesting .but dish looks really inviting ..nice pic.

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  3. Bonda soup, superb, new to me, would love to try this..

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  4. Delicious and yummy looking bonda soup.
    Deepa

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  7. looks very tempting!!! and the new design of your blog is very nice!!

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  8. Yummy and it so new to me...I am your recent follower.

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  9. authentic and soulful soup...perfectly timed for the winters,thanks for sharing :-)

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  10. Very new to me......yummilicious soup.

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  11. Bonda soup was one of the first dishes my husband introduced me to in Bangalore. I am now used to it and enjoy too. Great for this season.

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  12. What a unique soup recipe, looks really fantastic.

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  13. wow ! this is soo new to me..loved the combination of bonda with soup.

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  14. wow. never heard of this soup! very interesting

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  15. Yummy Bonda soup, this a complete meal for me.

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