Sunday, November 14, 2010

Kaara Boondhi


  • Kadalai Maavu/Besan Flour - 1.5 cup
  • Water - as required to make the flour like a batter
  • Oil - for frying
  • Groundnut/peanuts - a handful
  • Curry leaves - a handful
  • Salt - for taste
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp ( or as you need for spiciness)


  • In a big bowl, add the flour and little water, first and mix well, in order to remove the lumps formed.
  • After all lumps removed, add 1 tsp oil and some more water so that, it becomes a batter. (little thinner than idli batter form)
  • Now in a kadai, pour enough oil and heat it on medium flame.
  • In a Jalli Karandi (laddle with holes), pour 1 to 2 tsp of batter in a tsp and slowly rotate it circular motion, so that the batter gets poured like a small balls.

  • Fry them, till ligh golden colour and immediately take them out from oil and filter with a kitchen towel.

  • Fry the  curry leaves and peanuts and mix them with the boondhi.

  • Sprinkle the salt and chilli powder over it and mix well.
  • Can be stored for more than a week, if stored in a airtight container.

Sending this to Diwali sweets and snacks by Lavi

35 lovely comments:

Dr.Sameena Prathap

Hey Akila,

Kaara bhoondhi:)

Hmm..Yumm..yumm..One of my favorites...:)



மாலைநேரத்துக்கான சூப்பர் ஸ்நாக்ஸ்!!


Makes a really great snack! Yummy!


superb snacks akila...

Sharmilee! :)

Kara boondi at home...that sounds so nice..perfect n crispy


If i make them, i wont stop munching them..crispy bhoondis!


சூப்பர்ப் ஸ்நாக்...எனக்கு மிகவும் பிடித்தது...

Suja Sugathan

Never tried this at good,love munching them any time.

Priya Sreeram

lovely--- very tempting !


wow.. thats great.. lovely snack..

Priya (elaichii)

Crunchy munchy, love it!


I wanted to try this for a long time,but still trying ;) hehe...
Lovely pictures Akila ! Happy to follow you!


An award for you


after coming to singapore i have never tried this. Looking great and good try

chaitrali pathak

crunchy and kurkure...looks nice


lovely click. never tried ,will try for my doter :)

Hari Chandana

Kaara boondi looks perfect and tempting.. amazing snaps !!


A delicious Snack. Look so crispy and yumm.

Ananda Rajashekar

you made it so perfectly akila this is awesome!

Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal

wow, looks lovely !!!

An Open Book

isnt this also called mixture??? love it


Wow Alika, homemade kara boondi looks spicy and yumm..


That looks delicious!


Pefect n yummy kara boondis..


hi akila, first time in your blog. delicious recipes. boondhi looks perfect. wish to follow u. pl do stop by mine wen u find time:)

Amritha Kalyani

kaara boondi looks crunchy adn delicious. love it..


It is so yummy and my fav one...


Lovely and crispy. Congrats on being the winner


That look so so tempting..delicious snack!

US Masala


Boondi looks crispy and too good Akila...


aahaa!Superb boondhi! appadiye saappidalaam pola irukku! :P :P

Awesome munchies akila..wish to taste some!!


Looks crispy and spicy.yum

Aaha Oho


Kara boondhi, quite informative even for learners with good examples,simply love it..

Anudeepa Kadiresan

I have tried my recipe before ,but its not crispy enough to make boondi..will try you'r recipe..thanks for this.
belated diwali wishes...

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