Sunday, November 13, 2011

Egg Spinach Bonda

Eggs and Spinach are a wonderful combination and we love it. I usually make Scrambled Eggs with Spinach.  I thought of making something different using this combo, so came up with an idea of trying bondas. I had made Paneer Spinach bonda inspired from Vardhinis recipe which I had posted few days back. I prepared Egg Spinach bondas a little similar to those. For this I used the eggs by hard boiling them and grating. I don't like deep frying, so here also I used the paniyaram pan which consumes very less oil and hot healthy snack was ready in minutes. The bondas were delicious and was perfect with hot cup of coffee for the cold climate here. My hubby loved them and appreciated my idea of making these bondas.



What you need?

3 Eggs
3/4 cup chopped Spinach
1/4 cup chopped Onion
1 tsp Chilli powder
1 tsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp Garam masala
Salt
Oil

For batter:
1/2 cup Gram flour
1/4 cup Rice flour
1/2 tsp Chilli powder
Salt


How to prepare?

Hard boil the eggs and remove the shell. Grate the eggs.

Add spinach, onion, spices and salt to the grated eggs. Combine well. Make small balls out of it.

Mix all the ingredients under For batter along with some water to get a medium consistency batter.

Heat the paniyaram pan. Add 2-3 drops of oil in each hole. Dip each ball into the batter and place in each hole. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes. Once the bottom part gets browned, flip it carefully. Let it brown on other side and then remove them.



Serve hot with tomato ketchup.





Makes about 12-14 bondas.

Notes:
*You can deep fry the bondas if you wish.
*You can also add chaat masala, amchur powder, green chillies to the filling.

Thanks a lot to Julie of Erivum Puliyum to pass on this award to me.



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35 Tasty Comments:

Prabhamani said...

Healthy and tasty one!!

faseela said...

perfectly done......luks delicious

Prathima Rao said...

Innovative, tasty bonda....
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Sravs said...

Nice and wonderful snack !! Congrats on ur award !! keep rocking !!

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Square Meals said...

Nice. Please accept the award from our space :-)

Amy said...

looks yummy!! & congratulations on your award!!

Chandrani said...

Bonda looks yummy and crunchy.

Babli said...

Very healthy, yummy and tempting bonda. Perfect for snacks. Wonderful presentation.

Rekha shoban said...

this egg i have tried once...my amma used to often...kids will surely like it!

cookingvarieties said...

hi sobha, i love to try out this unique recipe- never done it this way before..thanks ya for sharing..
and yes, many thanks sobha for the awards - above all i treasure your kind thoughts. have a nice day

Chitra said...

Love this a lot. First time here, u have a nice blog :)

Priya said...

Bondas looks excellent and definitely a prefect evening snack..

Priti said...

That's wonderful combo and looks so yum

Lizy said...

very flavorful and tasty balls..

Uma said...

Bonda is superb sobha. Love to have this healthy version.

Tina said...

Lovely bonda...

Suja said...

Love the filling,tempting snack..

sangee vijay said...

wow...love this egg-spinach bonda, nice idea too...can't wait to try it out :)

julie said...

Yummy n delicious bondas..guilt free snack..
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Aarthi said...

YUMMO..This looks awesome..You have made perfectly dear..

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Sowmya said...

That is a wonderful idea of a healthy, lip-smacking snack! I'm sure it would have disappeared in minutes!

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ANU said...

nice and healthy....


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vineetha said...

Delicious bondas dear...Is paniyaram pan the nonstick one which we use for making uniappam ?? Even I dont like deep frying.
Congrats for the award and thanks for passing it to me.

divya said...

looks delicious... fabulous recipe..

San said...

Thanks for visiting my space shobha. You have a cute space. Healthy bonda and it's really tempting.

Torviewtoronto said...

this is deliciously done looks wonderful

Now Serving said...

they look delcious - first I thought they were muffin tops :)

SouthIndianHome said...

Looks delicious and yummy

Vidhya said...

Loved this healthy twist to the traditional recipe.

Sharmilee! :) said...

Healthy and yummy bondas

Alessandra said...

This looks really good, I like it :-)!

Ciao
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Treat and Trick said...

Healthy and tasty snack I love to bite into!

PrathibhaSreejith said...

Lovely Bonda, luks really yumm.
Congrats on your award and wishing u many more.

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Alpana said...

Thank you so much Sobha for sharing the award with me. I feel so honoured & on top of the world right now. Thanks again.

Amina Khaleel said...

bondas look delicious... fabulous recipe... bookmarking it..

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