Muttaikose – Sweet bonda -Attukal paniyaram- Tirunelveli style

This is not a common sweet, but a unique dish from south TamilNadu’s tea stalls.¬†People in that area have it with tea just like a cake, because of its lesser sweet nature.¬†Almost all the tea stalls / coffee shops in Tirunelveli and Tuticorin sell this sweet Bonda. They call it as ‘Attukal paniyaram / cake ‘ as well as ‘Muttai kose’.

All purpose flour – 2 cup
sugar- 1 cup
egg – 2
Baking soda – 2 tsp
salt – 1/4 tsp
Oil – for deep frying


  1. Mix sugar,maida/all purpose flour, salt, baking soda well in a dry state.
  2. Then add egg and mix well.
  3. The dough should not be too thick.
  4. keep it aside for 15 min.
  5. Make big balls (in the size of a big lemon / small orange) .
  6. Drop the balls into the medium hot oil and fry them in medium heat till the outside becomes brown.
  7. Sweet bonda is ready!

Serve with hot tea .


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