Non- Fried Kachori ( Non- Fried Snacks )

Non- Fried Kachori ( Non- Fried Snacks )

Added to 141 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 140740 times

Kachoris are a delight for the diner – nutritious and tasty at the same time. But the one black spot that usually mars the goodness of kachoris is that they are deep-fried. Here is a non-fried version of kachori that you’re sure to enjoy as much as the original. You can now indulge in the protein boost of moong dal without worrying about the calories of a deep-fried snack!

Add your private note

Non- Fried Kachori ( Non- Fried Snacks ) recipe - How to make Non- Fried Kachori ( Non- Fried Snacks )

Soaking Time:  8 Hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  25 Minutes   Baking Temperature:  180ºC (360ºF)   Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings (4 serving )
Show me for servings


For The Dough
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
2 tsp melted ghee
salt to taste

For The Stuffing
1/2 cup split yellow gram , soaked overnight
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
1/2 tsp fennel seeds (saunf)
1/2 tsp sesame seeds (til)
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
2 tsp fennel powder
2 tsp sugar
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1/4 tsp oil for greasing

For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, add enough water and knead into soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 10 to 12 small equal portions and roll out each into a 63mm (2”) diameter thin circle. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Drain the moong dal, add 2 to 3 tbsp of water and pressure cook for 1 whistle. Drain again and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, carom seeds, fennel seeds, sesame seeds, asafoetida and sauté for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the moong dal, turmeric powder, chilli powder, ginger-green chilli paste, fennel powder, sugar and salt and mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Remove from the flame and cool slightly.
  5. Divide the stuffing 10 to 12 equal portions and shape into round balls. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place a puri on a flat dry surface and put a portion of the stuffing in the centre and seal the edges on top.
  2. Give a round shape to each kachori by rolling between the palms.
  3. Repeat with the remaining puris and stuffing to make more kachoris.
  4. Arrange on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180ºc (360ºf) for 15 to 20 minutes.Serve hot.


Fresh Garlic Chutney ( Non- Fried Snacks ) 
Kacchi Keri Ni Chutney ( Gujarati Recipe) 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy183 cal
Protein6 g
Carbohydrates26.8 g
Fiber1.4 g
Fat5.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A60 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid11.4 mcg
Calcium8.9 mg
Iron19.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium177.3 mg
Potassium27.1 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

Related Articles
Recipe Contest

No Contest Announced

View contest archive....
Rate and review this recipe and get 15 days FREE bonus membership!
Subscribe to the free food mailer


Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Password?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.