Lilva kachori (Tuvar dana kachori) | How to make Lilva kachori (Tuvar dana kachori)

By Ruchi Shah  |  22nd Nov 2015  |  
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About Lilva kachori (Tuvar dana kachori) Recipe

Lilva Kachori is very famous in gujarat specially in winter season. The fresh Tuvar dana has its own taste which gives a boost in kachori. The crunchy outer layer and tasty inner stuff gives an awesome combination.

Lilva kachori (Tuvar dana kachori)

Ingredients to make Lilva kachori (Tuvar dana kachori)

  • 1 Cup Fresh Tuvar Dana
  • 1 cup maida
  • 2 tsp Rawa
  • salt as per taste
  • 2 tsp oil (To make dough )
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Fresh coriander
  • 3 Green Chilies Chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger Chilli Paste
  • 1/2 cup Grated Fresh coconut
  • 2 tsp lemon Juice (More or Less according to taste)
  • 3 tsp Caster sugar (More or less according to taste)
  • oil to fry
  • 2 tsp oil (To make stuffing )

How to make Lilva kachori (Tuvar dana kachori)

  1. Take maida, rava, salt, oil in a bowl and mix well. Add a little quantity and knead stiff dough. Grease hands with oil and again knead for a minute. Allow it to rest for at least 15 minutes.
  2. Wash and pet dry tuvar dana. Grind in a mixer to a coarse paste. Don't add any water while grinding.
  3. In a non stick pan take 2 tsp oil and roast this coarse tuvar dana. It will take around 4-5 minutes. Make sure tuvar dana should not be burnt or change the color. It will be done in 2-3 minutes.
  4. Now add Coriander, coconut, green chilli, salt, ginger chilli paste, lemon juice, sugar. Mix well.Take a small portion of dough, roll like a small puri, fill this stuffing and fry on slow to medium flame.
  5. I served it with green coriander chutney. One can also serve with sauce or a hot cup of tea and coffee.

Reviews for Lilva kachori (Tuvar dana kachori) (4)

Rakhi Bhagat2 years ago


Latha Nair3 years ago

what s tuvar dana? is it toordal?

sujata mitra3 years ago

from where I get tuvar Dana?

Bindiya Sharma4 years ago

I remember having this in Gujarat..will have to get my hands on some fresh tuvar dana!!

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