Easy Khasta Kachori

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Total Time:
40 mins
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Easy Khasta Kachori

  • Combine moong dal, salt, turmeric and water.  Bring to boil.
  • Cook, covered on low heat for 15 mins, or till the dal is cooked but the grains are still separate. Dry liquid, if any.
  • Heat 3 tbsp. oil. Add asafoetida.
  • Add the cooked dal and the rest of the ingredients for filling. Cook for 5 mins on low heat, stirring continuously with a fork. Keep aside
  • Combine flour, milk, oil and salt.  Knead for 5 mins or till the dough is smooth.
  • Divide into 16 portions and form smooth balls. Roll each ball into 10 cm circles.
  • Place 1/2 portion of the dal mixture into 10 cm circles.
  • Place 1/4 portion of the dal mixture in the middle, drawing up the sides to enfold the filling. Seal the edges.
  • Gently roll between the palms to form smooth balls. Press lightly to flatten the kachoris.
  • Heat oil. Reduce heat. Fry kachoris a few at a time, on low heat till light brown and crisp. Drain.
  • Serve with tamarind chutney.
  • For the tamarind chutney:
  • Combine all the ingredients and blend in an electric mixer. Keep chilled.