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Hing Kachori

Hing Kachori is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
Category :
Vegetarian
Course :
Snack
Cuisine :
Indian
Technique :
Deep Fry
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
12 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :

Ingredients

1/2 cup - Urad Dal

5 pinches - Asafoetida

3 tbsps - Ginger and Green chillies paste

1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder

1/2 tsp - pepper powder

1/2 tsp - salt

8 tbsps - oil

3 cups - Maida

Oil for frying.

Method

  1. For the stuffing:
  2. Soak dal overnight.
  3. Semi-grind the dal with a little water.
  4. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a non-stick pan.
  5. Put the asafoetida.
  6. Now add the ginger and green chilli paste.
  7. When the oil separates, put the semi-ground dal and keep stirring to make sure it does not stick at the bottom.
  8. Now add salt, red chilli powder, pepper powder.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Keep stirring till the dal begins to form like a dough.
  11. Let cool.
  12. For the Kachori:
  13. Make a soft dough with maida, salt and 6 tbsp of oil.
  14. Make small balls.
  15. Flatten each ball, put the stuffing.
  16. Roll them like lightly, slightly thicker than puris, with oil.
  17. Deep fry the kachoris.
  18. Serve.
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