Bonda Soup

Bonda soup is a very popular appetizer available in most of the darshinis (small eatery places) and fast food joints in Karnataka.

The dish is nothing but Bonda (Urad dal fritters) dunked in a spicy soup made out of moong dal 🙂 A simple yet mouthwatering delicious appetizer 🙂

Ingredients:

For the Bonda / pakoda:

Urad Dal – 2 cups

Green chillies – 2 to 3 – chopped finely

Ginger – 1 inch piece – chopped finely

Peppercorns – 1 tsp

Salt – to taste

Oil – for deep frying

For the Soup:

Moong Dal – 3/4 cup

Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp

Peppercorns or pepper powder – 1 tsp

Green chillies – 2 to 3 – chopped finely

Ginger – 1/2 inch – chopped finely

Tomato – 1 – chopped finely

Asofoetida – a pinch

turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt – to taste

Oil or Ghee – 2 tsp

Water – 1.25 cup

Full recipe: Bonda Soup

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