Corn Kachori

Corn Kachori

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Here is a yummy variant to the traditional dal kachori, which is sure to entice everybody, especially children. This amazing variant is made with a filling of crushed sweet corn kernels and sliced onions perked up with tasty spice powders.

Like all authentic kachoris, the deep-fried Corn Kachori also holds the filling inside a flaky, melt-in-the-mouth cover made of plain flour and melted ghee.

Served with hot Masala Chai , these kachoris are sure to add more josh to your evening. Try other kachori recipes like the Pyaaz ki Kachori and the Mawa Kachori .

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Corn Kachori recipe - How to make Corn Kachori

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     14Makes 14 kachoris
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For The Dough
2 cups plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup melted ghee
salt to taste

For The Filling
1 1/4 cups boiled and coarsely crushed sweet corn kernels(makai ke dane)
2 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 cup sliced onions
2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1/2 tsp chaat masala
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
oil for deep-frying

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water. Knead well for 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Cover the dough with a lid and keep aside for 15 minutes.

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the onions, garlic paste and green chili paste and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the sweet corn, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the chaat masala and coriander and mix well. Keep aside to cool completely.
  5. Once cooled, divide the mixture into 14 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the dough into 14 equal portions.
  2. Roll a portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4 ") diameter circle and place a portion of the corn filling in the centre.
  3. Bring together all the sides in the centre, seal it tightly and remove the excess dough.
  4. Roll a filled portion into a 75 mm. (3") diameter circle, ensuring that the filling does not spill out.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 13 more kachoris.
  6. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry, a few kachoris at a time, on a medium flame for 4 minutes. Reduce the flame and deep-fry on a slow flame for 5 to 6 minutes, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  7. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
  8. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per kachori
Energy138 cal
Protein2.3 g
Carbohydrates15.5 g
Fiber0.4 g
Fat7.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.5 mg
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Corn Kachori
 on 17 Apr 20 03:46 PM

Corn Kachori
 on 09 Jan 20 05:22 PM

Corn Kachori
 on 24 May 18 11:29 AM

Corn Kachori
 on 06 Mar 17 05:20 PM

Corn Kachori.. this recipe is really tasty.. the sweetness of the corn is really amazing.. this is a must try recipe.. for corn lovers.. great for tea time snack..