Urad Dal Bonda With Raw Banana Stuffing

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These appetizing urad dal Bondas are a popular street food in the coastal regions of Odisha ! Traditionally prepared with a mildly spiced potato stuffing and deep fried in oil a crisp outer layer , these are highly addictive. Here, I have replaced the potato with a healthier green banana stuffing .
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Brunch, Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 5


  • 1 cup Medu Vada Batter of farmztofamiliez
  • 5-6 Peppercorns
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 tbsp Semolina for making it crunchier, optional
  • 1 large Stuffing raw banana for the green
  • 1 tsp Garlic grated
  • 1 tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1 Onion finely chopped medium sized
  • 1/ 5 tsp Cumin Seeds or mustard, or tempering mustard and for tempering
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/5 tsp Turmeric
  • 2-3 tsp Coriander chopped
  • Yellow Peas or peanuts, or peas fried peanuts boiled green peas
  • 2-3 tbsp Coconut chopped
  • 3-4 tsp Oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Add the crushed peppercorn and salt to the Medu vada batter. If using semolina, stir in 2-3 tsp water also.
  • Cut the banana into two pieces and cook it in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles. Once cool, remove and peel them. Mash lightly.
  • Heat 3-4 tsp oil in a wok. Add mustard-cumin seeds when the oil starts smoking. Follow with chopped onion and the grated ginger and garlic. Fry for 4-5 mins till the raw smell goes away.
  • Add the mashed green banana along with chilli powder, salt and turmeric. Fry for 2-3 mins.
  • Add the fried peanuts/boiled peas, coconut pieces and chopped coriander to the wok. Fry for 1-2 mins. Remove from heat and keep aside till it is bearable to touch.
  • Make small balls out of the above mixture. Give them a cylindrical shape or any other shape as desired.
  • Heat another deep vessel/wok with sufficient oil for deep frying. When the oil just starts to smoke, lower the heat.
  • Dip the raw banana balls/cylinders in the batter and add to the wok few at a time. Fry on all sides to a medium brown colour.
  • Serve hot with ghuguni/chutney/ketchup.
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Sweta Biswal
Sweta Biswal

From authentic recipes from Odisha to low calorie delights, I blog and share it. It is a reflection of my healthy eating and living habits.

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