Resting Time for the Dough is app ½ hr - 1 hr
Frying time for the Kachoris - 20 mins for each batch app.
Soaking Time for the Filling is app. 1 hr
Cooking Time for the Filling is app 15 mins
Yields - 15
Ingredients : For the Dough
All purpose flour / Maida - 2 cups
Oil/ Ghee - ¼ cup ,
Salt - ½ tsp
Water for kneading
Method : Making the Dough
Special Tips / Notes for the dough:
The dough could spring back for many reasons:
Dough is too cold (If wet cloth is used)
Dough is not soft enough.
Not kneaded for enough time.
Oil is less.
Not rested enough.
Ingredients : Khasta Kachori - Moong Dal Kachori
Split Moong Dal (yellow) - ½ cup
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Hing / Asafoetida - a pinch
Curry Leaves - 2 teaspoon chopped fine (opt)
Green Chilli - Ginger paste - 1 tsp
Sauf / Fennel seeds powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala - ½ tsp
Red Chilli powder - ½ tsp
Mango powder / Amchur - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Ingredients : Muttar Ki Kachori/Green Pea Filling from Tarla Dalal
2 cups green peas
1 teaspoon green chillies, chopped
1 teaspoon ginger, grated
½ teaspoon nigella seeds (kalonji)
2 teaspoons fennel seeds (saunf)
2 bay leaves
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon garam masala
4 tablespoons chopped coriander
2 tablespoons oil
To Make Kachori's
Serve with coriander chutney and tamarind chutney.