Khasta Matar Kachori Recipe - Green Peas Kachori - Halwai Style Kachori - Chai Diaries With Varun

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Oct. 23, 2018

Matar Kachori is a famous North Indian tea-time snack recipe made by stuffing peas mixture and covered with a crispy layer on the outer side this is a must try snack.


Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) ((For deep frying))
For stuffing:
Green peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Turmeric powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Amchur powder 1 Teaspoon
Garam masala 1/2 Teaspoon
Fennel seeds 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Sugar 1 Teaspoon
Oil 1 Tablespoon
For outer layer:
Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Refined flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Ghee 1 Tablespoon
Water 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Salt To Taste



For Stuffing:

1. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, green peas, give it a stir.

2. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, amchur powder, give it a toss.

3. Add salt, sugar, give it a stir, turn the flame off and allow it to cool down completely.

For the outer layer:

4. In a bowl add whole wheat flour, refined flour, ghee, rub the dough into the flour and convert it into a bread-crumb like mixture.

5. Add baking powder, salt, mix well and with the help of cold water knead it into a hard dough.

6. Divide the dough into lemon-size balls.

For Kachori:

7. Take a dough ball, apply oil, roll it into a disc.

8. Stuff the peas mixture into the disc, get all the sides together and press it. Roll it into a lemon size ball, apply a little bit of oil on the board, and press it.

9. Roll it with very light hand, ensure that the mixture doesn't come out.

10. Heat oil in a vessel, fry the kachori's in it.


11. Our Crispy Matar Kachori's are ready to serve. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4