Bonda is made from lentils and a typical food from Kerala, India. They are deep-fried and often served with savory dips and curry.
Bondas also known as Vadas are round deep fried savory snack made in different varieties usually from lentils, potatoes etc. eaten with a chutney. Aloo Bonda or Urulaikizhangu Bonda (Potato Fritters ) is a classic/traditonal tea/ coffee time snack in India.
Pictures of Bonda sold in Chaya Kada (teashop) in Allepey, Kerala, India is made from lentils and spices and served with Beef curry or other savory curries which might be available during the day.
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