Diwali special – Kara Boondi (Spicy Boondi)
Posted on September 23rd, 2008 in Diwali by

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Kara boondi savouries

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  • Gram flour(Besan)- 1 cup
  • Rice flour- 1 spoon
  • Chilli powder- 2 tsp
  • Water- 1 to 2 cups
  • Crushed Garlic- 5 to 7
  • Crushed ginger- small piece
  • Curry leaves- few
  • Raw peanut- 1/4 cup (optional)
  • Salt- to taste
  • Oil- for deep fry


  1. Batter preparation: Mix Gram flour, Rice flour, Chili powder, Salt and 1 to 2 cups of Water in a vessel without any lumps. The batter should be little watery and not so thick.
  2. For frying: Heat little Oil in a pan. Add Garlic, Ginger, Curry leaves and Peanuts, fry till Peanuts turn into dark in color or till Peanuts are cooked. Kept this aside.
  3. Making boondi: Heat Oil in pan on medium flame. Pour the batter over the perforated ladle(ladle with small round holes) and rub it with another ladle which makes the batter to fall through the ladle holes evenly. Cook till it turns into crispy. Drain this from oil and repeat the same for the whole batter. Now boondi is ready.
  4. Finally mix the boondi, fried items(from step 2) and little Salt.

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  1. shobi said,

    on October 21st, 2009 at 11:52 pm

    thanks alot..it helped me to do kara boondhi..

  2. on January 29th, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    That’s a nice tip, keep posting.

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