Matar ki Kachori
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Matar kachori is a fried poorie or kachori recipe with mashed peas and spices as filling. Enjoy the matar kachori as snack with chutney or pickle.
- Sieve maida in a bowl, add the salt and ghee and mix well and knead into a smooth dough using sufficient water.
- Cover with a moist cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.
- Roast chana dal lightly and blend in a mixer into smooth powder.
- Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fennel seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, and the green chillies and sauté for half a minute.
- Add the crushed green peas and asafoetida and mix well.
- Add the chana dal powder, garam masala, chaat masala and salt and mix well and saute for 3 minutes.
- Remove from the flame and keep aside to cool.
- Add the coriander, mix well and divide the mixture into 12 to 16 equal portions and keep aside.
- Divide the dough into 12 to 16 equal portions and roll them into small circle of 4" diameter.
- Place a portion of the stuffing at the center, cover, seal edges and flatten and roll out lightly using a rolling pin. Repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing to make more kachoris.
- Heat the oil in a kadai and deep fry kachoris on medium heat till brown and crisp.
- Drain on an absorbent peper and serve hot with a chutney of your choice.
This recipe was contributed by preekar on 03 Oct 2011
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