Mangalore Bonda
A Mangalorean savoury made using a spiced mixture. Roll it into dough balls, then fry it and serve it on grilled pineapples topped with sugar and black pepper on a banana leaf.
Chef Ranveer Brar`s Mangalore Bonda Recipe

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-12 Min


- Easy

Preparation Time

- 10 Min


  • N/A
  • FOR Batter
  • {1 cup refined flour, 2 to 3 tbsp pumpkin puree, 2 tbsp coconut, 2 tbsp sugar powder, Salt, 1 tbsp coriander leaves, 1 egg, 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp cinnamon powder, ½ cup milk, 2 tsp oil};
  • FOR Pumpkin Stir Fry
  • {1 tbsp oil, ¼ cup onions, 7 to 8 curry leaves, 2 tbsp peanuts, 3 to 4 mint leaves, 1 cup pumpkin cubes, 2 to 3 tbsp coconut, 2 to 3 tbsp pumpkin puree, ½ cup milk, Salt, Black pepper}


  1. 1

    For the bonda: In a mixing bowl add chopped onions, chopped green chillies, chopped coriander leaves, salt, red chilli powder, refined flour and baking powder.
  2. 2

    ; Mix it well and allow it to rest for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. 3

    ; Heat oil in a Kadai.
  4. 4

    ; Make small balls from the prepared mixture and deep fry them.
  5. 5

    ; Fry until they turn golden brown.
  6. 6

    ; For the grilled pineapple: Melt butter in a pan.
  7. 7

    ; Add pineapple slices.
  8. 8

    ; Sprinkle salt powdered sugar, crushed black pepper and red chilli powder.
  9. 9

    ; Grill them on both the sides.
  10. 10

    ; For the plating: Place a banana leaf on a plate.
  11. 11

    ; Place the grilled pineapple over it and then put the bonda over it.
  12. 12

    ; Fill a piping bag with beaten egg and decorate it on the bonda.
  13. 13

    ; Sprinkle red chilli powder and garnish it with coriander leaves.
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