1 cup urad dal/split bengal gram
2 tablespoon rice flour
1/4 cup coconut,shredded
2 green chilly,chopped
1 teaspoon ginger,grated
few curry leaves ,chopped
a pinch asafetida
salt to taste
pepper to taste
water as required
oil for frying
Wash and soak urad dal in enough water overnight or for at least 4-5 hours.
Grind the dal into a smooth paste using little water.
Add the remaining ingredients except oil in dal and mix well to make a smooth batter.
Heat oil in a wok or frying pan.Shape the bondas in your palm and drop in hot oil.
Fry few bondas in one batch, flipping from both sides till golden.
Drain on paper towel and serve hot with coconut chutney.