The deep fried Tender Jackfruit Bay leaf bonda are made from a paste comprising of boiled tender jackfruit balls dipped in gram flour batter and deep fried in hot oil. the bay leaf powder enhances the taste of this bondas. Enjoy these hot tender jackfruit bay leaf bondas or fritters with chutney or sauce of choice.
Boiled tender jackfruit - 200 grams
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Aam choor powder - 1 tsp
Oil - to deep fry
Gram flour - 1 cup
Rice flour - ¼ cup
Water - enough to make the batter
Saunf powder - 1 tbsp
Bay leaf powder - 1 tbsp
Pressure cook the tender jack fruit pieces adding turmeric powder.
Mash it adding required salt, chilli powder, aam choor powder and add ginger garlic paste.
Heat oil in a pan and add the mashed tender jackfruit and cook till moisture is absorbed.
Once done, remove from flame and keep aside to cool.
Once the tender jack fruit filling is cool, take portions of the jackfruit mixture and make small balls of it and keep aside.
Mix the rice flour and gram flour in a glass bowl. Add enough water, salt , bay leaf saunf powder and mix everything well, so that a thick yet pourable batter is prepared.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan over medium flame.
Once the oil is hot, dip the tender jackfruit balls in the gram flour batter and carefully place into the hot oil.
Deep fry the bondas until golden brown.
Once done, remove and drain the excess oil.
Yummy, unique tender jackfruit bay leaf bondas are ready to serve.
Serve hot with chutney or sauce.