Khasta Kachori (West Uttar Pradesh) | How to make Khasta Kachori (West Uttar Pradesh)

By Ankita Agarwal  |  2nd Nov 2015  |  
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About Khasta Kachori (West Uttar Pradesh) Recipe

Khasta Kachoris are yummy dish served with Watery aloo and a dry sweet pumpkin.Khasta Kachoris can be made with Moong dal or urad dal.

Khasta Kachori (West Uttar Pradesh)

Ingredients to make Khasta Kachori (West Uttar Pradesh)

  • For the Kachori Dough-
  • 3 cup maida
  • 1 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • For the Stuffing
  • 1 cup urad dal
  • 1 tbsp fennel seed powder (Saunf)
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tbsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 tbsp mango powder
  • 1/2 tbsp green chili paste
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder (opional )
  • A pinch of hing
  • oil to deep fry + 1 tbsp
  • salt to taste

How to make Khasta Kachori (West Uttar Pradesh)

  1. Add flour and salt in a bowl,mix well. Add oil, mix well and then add water, knead the dough for 5 mins. Wrap with plastic or muslin cloth and leave for 20- 25 mins.
  2. Soak dal for 3-4 hours, drain well. Add dal,spices, green chilli paste and ginger paste in a grinder to make a paste, If needed, add only 1 tbsp water. Mix well. Grind dal mixture and Make a thick paste.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add dal paste in a frying pan and roast on medium heat for about 5 mins. Turn off the heat. Let the mixture cool off.
  4. Grease your palm with oil and knead the dough again 2-3 mins, divide into equal parts and roll them into smooth balls. Roll the ball light handed ( as like puris)
  5. Mold the dough into a cup and place 11/4 teaspoon of filling in the center. Pull the edges of the dough to wrap the dal filling. Repeat with the rest.
  6. Set the kachoris on a surface with the seams facing up. Roll the ball light handed . (You can use also your palm to roll it ).
  7. Heat oil in a frying pan on medium heat. Fry the Kachoris on medium gas. After they start to puff, slowly turn them over. Fry until golden-brown on both sides.
  8. Kachoris are ready to serve.

My Tip:

Kachoris should not be fried on high heat otherwise they will not be crispy.)

Reviews for Khasta Kachori (West Uttar Pradesh) (2)

Kaajal Desai2 years ago

can we bake it by just brushing oil

Deviyani Srivastava3 years ago

Hey, great dish but why no picture?

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