Easy Khasta Kachori

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Total Time:
40 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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Ingredients

  • For filling:
  • 1.5 cups - Moong dal, soaked for 2 hours and drained
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup - Water
  • 3 tbsp - Oil
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafetida
  • 1 tbsp each red chilli powder, coriander powder, fennel seeds and sugar
  • 1 tsp - Garam masala
  • 2 tbsp - Dessicated coconut
  • 1.5 tbsp - Dry mango powder
  • For dough:
  • 3 cups - Flour
  • 1 cup - Milk
  • 6 tbsp - Oil
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • For Frying:
  • Oil for deep frying
  • For the tamarind chutney:
  • 1/2 cup - Tamarind paste
  • 1/2 cup - Finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp - Ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp - Chopped green chillies

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.

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