Aloo Bonda for Vrat

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Aloo bonda for vrat is a very different type of dish. This aloo bonda vrat recipe is a different version of the traditional aloo bonda recipe.

Traditionally, in aloo bonda onion and spices are mixed and then it is coated with batter made with gram flour and fried in the oil.

But in this version of aloo bonda, all the ingredients are handpicked according to the vrat/fasts. And the batter is made from buckwheat flour (kuttu atta).

In this way, this aloo bonda is suitable to have in fasting. Let’s make aloo bonda for vrats.

aloo bonda for vrat

Aloo bonda is a popular South Indian snack. And our version of aloo bonda is had in different parts of the country during the Navratri fasting.

You can further read my recipes which you can make in vrats/fasting during Navratri.

This aloo bonda is served with mint and coriander chutney or aloo raita. I prepare this aloo bonda for opening the fasting.

Aloo Bonda Recipe for Vrats/Fasting

Aloo Bonda for Vrat

Aloo bonda recipe variation made especially for vrats. This aloo bonda dish can be have in any vrat/fasting.
Course Snack
Cuisine South Indian
Keyword aloo bonda for vrat
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 2 People


  • 4 big boiled potatoes
  • fresh coriander
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • tsp sendha namak rock salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper powder
  • 4 tbsp Buckwheat flour kuttu atta
  • water


Preparing Aloo Balls

  • Take 4 boiled potatoes in a bowl. Roughly mash them with your hands.
  • Now add a handful of fresh coriander chopped in it.
  • Add 2 chopped green chillies
  • add 1 tsp sendha namak or as per your taste.
  • Now add 1/4 tsp black pepper powder to it.
  • And mix it well with your hands.
  • Now make small balls of it with your hands.

Making Batter

  • Take 4 tbsp of kutu atta.
  • Now add 1/4 tsp each of sendha namak and black pepper powder to it.
  • Mix it well with the help of a spoon.
  • Now add water slowly and make a thin consistency of the batter. Make sure to not add all the water at once, otherwise, lumps will form in it.
  • Again add water and mix it with a spoon so that the thin batter of consistency comes.

Frying Aloo Bonda

  • Heat the oil in the Kadai for frying.
  • Dip aloo balls in the batter. Coat it from all sides.
  • Frying needs to be done on medium flame.
  • Carefully drop the potato balls in the hot oil.
  • Turn the balls once they are fried from one side.
  • Once they are golden brown from all the sides, remove them to the plate.
  • Aloo bonda is ready. Serve with the mint and coriander chutney or raita.


You can take singhara atta or mix singhara atta and kuttu atta in it. 
You can further read my post about how to make singhara atta.

You can make below food recipes for the vrats.

Chaat recipesAloo chaat for vrats

Vrat thali: Sabudana khichdiKuttu ki puriAloo tamatar sabji (Potato tomato curry) – Vrat specialDhaniya pudina chutney – Vrat SpecialAloo raitaSamak ke chawal

Snacks: Sabudana VadaDhokla for Vrats – Upwas Dhokla

Sweet recipes for vrat: Sabudana kheerAloo ka halwa – Sweet dishDry Coconut BurfiGhiya/lauki kheer