Muttar Ki Kachori

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Total Time:
1-2 hours
Serves:6
Rated 2 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

How to Make Muttar Ki Kachori

  • For the dough:
  • Mix the flour and salt.
  • Gradually, add the ghee and turn the flour, into bread crumbs like texture.
  • Slowly add the water and make a soft dough, knead well.
  • Cover and keep aside, for at least half an hour.
  • For the filling:
  • Coarsely grind the green peas, green chillies, ginger and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan. Add nigella seeds, fennel seeds, bay leaves and fry.
  • Add the green peas mixture and saute, on low flame, for a few minutes.
  • Now add the chilli powder, garam masala, salt and saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the chopped coriander and mix well.
  • Remove the bay leaves and discard.
  • Allow the mixture to cool completely, divide into 12 equal portions and keep aside.
  • To make kachoris:
  • Make a small ball from the dough. Flatten the ball using your fingers, having the centre thick and sides little thin.
  • Place about 2 teaspoons of the green peas filling, in the centre of the rolled dough.
  • Cover the filling, with the dough, by slowly stretching it over the filling.
  • Seal the ends and remove the excess dough.
  • Repeat with all the balls and keep aside for 5 -7 minutes.
  • Then using your palm flatten the balls by lightly pressing it, keep aside covered.
  • Repeat with the remaining dough.
  • Meanwhile, heat some oil for Deep Frying. The oil should not become smoking hot.
  • Fry the kachoris in small batches gently. It should rise up slowly. Cook for about 6 to 10 minutes, till the side down becomes golden brown in colour.
  • Turn and cook the other side for another 6 minutes or, till it is golden brown in colour.
  • Remove, when done, cool and store in airtight container.
  • Enjoy with coriander or tamarind chutney.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe