02 November, 2011

Low Calorie Broccoli & Tofu Bonda

 After diwali am posting  my first entry for Blog hop wednesday~Edition 2.Hope all of u enjoyed Diwali with friends and relatives :)Now coming to blog hop,Radhika's doing a great job,now she introduced new friends to us.Really interesting, thank u  radhika :). This week i paired with Vardhini of   "Zesty Palette"  .She's having a wonderful blog with various cuisine.Totally i confused what to cook!! Am not a tofu lover ,but i love low calorie foods.So suddenly i selected to cook,Low calorie healthy bonda. When I visit some other blogs, I wonder how this bondas would taste, but it is awesome!!Let's see the recipe now,

  1. Firm tofu-1/2 pack
  2. Broccoli-2 cups(Finally chopped)
  3. Green chilly -2 (Finally chopped)
  4. Red chilly powder/Salt-to taste
  5. Corinader powder-1/2 teaspoon
  6. Cumin seeds-1/2 teaspoon
  7. Turmeric powder-little
For batter:
  1. Besan flour-1/2 cup
  2. Rice flour-1/4 cup
  3. Chilly powder/Salt-to taste
  • Remove out the  tofu from the pack.Take out all excess water.
  • Place tofu on a plate and cover with one more plate and keep some weight on top and allow to drain all water for 30mins.
  • After that,Scramble it with hands. 
  • Chop the broccoli very finely.
  • Now take a wider bowl,add all ingredients one by one and mix well.
  • Make a small dumplings ,keep aside.
  • Now dumplings are ready.
  • For batter,take a bowl again,mix all ingredients and add little water for consistency.
  • Make a semi thick batter.Batter shouldn't be very thin.
  • Heat paniyaram pan,add little oil in it.Let oil get heat.
  • Then,take one dumpling ,dip in to gram flour batter and place in paniyaram pan.

  • Repeat the same for all dumplings,Close with the lid.
  • After 1 min open the lid and flip the bondas with spoon Or tooth pick.
  • Flip and cook,for 2-3 mins till all side gets golden color.
  • If you like drop very little oil on top of each bondas before taking out.
  • That's it,Hot and healthy bondas are ready to have :)
  • Serve it with some spicy chutney or sauce. 

Linking the recipe to Radhika’s Blog hop Wednesday & Winter Carnivals.Do visit here to check out all yummy recipes.


  1. Really a healthy n yummy bonda...I too addicted to the low calorie version...nice choice n the bonda looks inviting !!

  2. They look perfect Prabha. Glad you enjoyed it.


  3. Delicious …Perfectly made one..I will surely try it soon..Thanks for the recipe dear..

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  4. Perfect for the weather here Prabha. Low cal even better.

  5. wow nice and healthy bonda.its tempting :-)

  6. This is sooo yummy!!! Tofu is easily available here and the combo with broccoli and the idea of using appam pan is superb! :)Will try this definitely! :)

  7. This is so yummy.Tofu bonda colour is great look.
    thanks for posting healthy food.


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