Matar sutir kochuri (Luchis stuffed with peas)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: One-Dish Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • For dough:
  • 500 gms - Flour
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • A pinch of bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 cup - water approximately
  • For the filling:
  • 100 gms - Green peas
  • 1 tsp - aniseed
  • 1/8 tsp - onion seeds
  • A pinch of black pepper, powdered
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar
  • 1 tbsp - ghee Ghee for deep frying the kachoris.

How to Make Matar sutir kochuri (Luchis stuffed with peas)

  • To make the filling, shell peas and grind to a dry paste. Heat ghee, add the pea paste and all the masalas, black pepper, salt and half a tsp. sugar. Stir thoroughly until peas and masalas are well blended and then remove from fire. Keep aside till dough is ready.
  • Sieve the flour and add salt. Mix in the bicarbonate of soda.
  • Add ghee and enough water to make dough.
  • Knead till dough is soft and pliable. Divide into 16 portions and roll them into balls.
  • Stuff each ball with a little of the filling.
  • Seal carefully and roll out into rounds the same size as luchis but a little thicker.
  • Deep fry as for luchi but fry each side a little longer.