Raj Kachoriby Anjana ChaturvediCreated on 16th Feb 2016

  • Raj Kachori, How to make Raj Kachori
  • Prep Time10mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves6People
Raj Kachori

Ingredients

  • Semolina / Sooji -1 cup
  • Refined flour / Maida- 1 tbsp
  • Gram flour / Besan- 1/4 cup
  • Cooking oil- 2 tsp
  • Fruit salt / Eno- a pinch (optional)
  • Salt- to taste
  • To assemble:
  • Chickpeas / Kabuli chana- 1 cup, boiled
  • Potatoes- 2 small sized, boiled
  • Dahi vada (only the vadas)- 6 pieces
  • Boondi- 3 tbsp
  • Namkeen (Bhujiya / Nylon sev)- 3 tbsp
  • Pomegranate seeds- 2 tbsp
  • Yogurt / Dahi- 1 cup
  • Mint or Coriander Chutney- 1/2 cup
  • Tamarind Chutney (Saunth)- 1/3 cup
  • Roasted Cumin powder- 1 tsp
  • Chili powder- 1.5 tsp
  • Black salt- 1 tsp

Steps

  1. In a bowl add all the ingredients listed to make the Raj Kachori. Mix everything well. Add just enough water to make a medium soft dough.
  2. Cover and rest the dough for 15 minutes. Knead it again and make small balls from the dough. Roll to make medium thick pooris/discs.
  3. Slide the prepared pooris in hot oil. Press with a spatula to help it puff completely. Reduce the heat to medium low and deep fry in from both sides till golden in colour.
  4. When done drain on a paper napkin. Let them cool down completely.
  5. Beat the yogurt and add some salt and 1/2 tsp sugar.
  6. When you want to serve then poke it on top and make a hole in it. Add the chopped potato,chick peas,dahi vada. Pour in some curd and green chutney.
  7. Add some crushed papadi and boondi and fill it till the top. Drizzle yogurt, green chutney and tamarind chutney on top.
  8. Add some bhujiya sev and sprinkle chili powder,cumin powder and black salt.
  9. Garnish with anar dana/pomegranate seeds and serve it immediately.

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