Kachori By Pearlie


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Kachori is deep fried crunchy and spicy puffed bread recipe with the maida dough filled up with a spicy moong dhal based mixture and then deep fried. Relish as evening snack with chutney or pickle.

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Kachori By Pearlie recipe - How to make Kachori By Pearlie

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 to 8 kachoris
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For The Covering
1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
2 to 3 tbsp oil
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 cup boiled moong (whole green gram) dal
3 green chillies , chopped
4 to 5 mint leaves (phudina)
2 medium onions , finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
5 to 6 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 tsp ginger (adrak) julliennes
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp chilli powder
oil for deep frying
For the covering

    For the covering
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough.
  2. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside.
  3. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and keep aside.

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Heat the oil in a pan, add the onions, green chillies, mint , coriander leaves and curry leaves and saute till the onions turn golden brown.
  2. Add the cumin seeds and fennel seeds and saute till they crackle.
  3. Add the mashed dal, garam masala, mango powder, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and saute till the mixture becomes dry.
  4. Remove and keep aside to cool.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Roll out each portion of the dough into a circle of 4" diameter.
  2. Place a tbsp of filling in between and seal the edges like a kachori.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry the kachoris till they turn golden brown and crisp.
  4. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by pearlie on 23 Sep 2011

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