Kachori

Ritu Sharma
Ritu Sharma|
Last updated on Jan 16th
A crispy crunch with a flavourful moong dal filling inside! This Kachori recipe is easy to make and is a great snack.
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time60Minutes
  • Serves4people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup Flour (Maida)
  • 1/4 cup Yellow Moong dal
  • 1/4 cup Urad dal
  • 1 tbsp Rice Flour
  • 1 tbsp Besan
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Amchur
  • 1 tsp Fennel powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tbsp Oil
  • A pinch of hing/asafoetida
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Salt to taste

Recipe Preparation

  1. Soak urad dal and moong dal for 3 hours.
  2. Drain off the excess water and grind both dals.
  3. In a bowl, take maida, rice flour, salt and oil. Add water to knead it into a dough.
  4. Keep the dough at rest for 20-25 mins.
  5. Heat some oil in the vessel, add cumin powder and hing. After cumin gets brown add ginger paste,red chilli powder,coriander powder, amchur, fennel powder,garam masala and besan.
  6. Cook for 2 mins and add the ground urad and moong daal.
  7. Cook for another 7-8 mins.
  8. Make small spheres from the dough. Roll the sphere into small circles.
  9. Add 1 tbsp of the dal mixture. Join the edges and make a flat ball.
  10. Heat the oil in the frying pan (not too hot) and fry the kachoris on medium flame, so that they become crisp.Fry till golden brown.
  11. Serve it with aloo ki sabzi.
My Tip: You put a number of fillings in your kachori. One of my favourites is the a sauteed onion filling