Hot Kachori

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Feb. 05, 2007

Hot Kachori is north indian delicious dish made from flour moong dal garam masala. Specially great for holiday marriage party and festival.


Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (to knead dough)
Yellow moong dal 1 Cup (16 tbs) , washed (soaked for 1/2 hour)
Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Coriander seeds 1/2 Teaspoon , crushed
Fennel seeds 1/2 Teaspoon , crushed
Cumin seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Mustard seeds 1/2 Teaspoon
Coriander leaves 1 Tablespoon , chopped
Salt To Taste
Asafoetida 3 Pinch
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Oil 1 Tablespoon (to deep fry)
Plain flour 1 Tablespoon (for patching)


Make a paste with water, of flour for patching. Keep aside. Take a pingpong ball sized portion of dough. Knead into round. Roll into 4" diam. round. Place one ball of filling at centre. Pick up round and wrap ball into it like a pouch.

Break off excess dough carefully. Do not allow cover to tear. Press the ball with palm, making it flattish and round. Repeat for 4-5 kachories.

Deep fry in hot oil, on low flame only.

If the kachori get a hole anywhere, apply some paste. Return to oil and finish frying. Turn and repeat for other side.

Fry till golden and crisp. Small bubbles must appear over kachori.

Drain and serve hot with green and tamarind chutneys.

Note: Take care to fry on low. Hurried frying will result in soggy and oily kachories

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 627Calories from Fat 166

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 340 mg14.17%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.3%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 32 g64%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet