Masala Kachori Recipe

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Masala Kachori
How To Make Masala Kachori
  • Recipe By: Niru Gupta
  • Recipe Servings: 6
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Masala Kachori Recipe: This famous Indian snack in the shape of small, round balls has a pastry like hard outer covering and is stuffed with a spicy filling. It is deep fried in oil that gives it a beautiful golden colour. It tastes best when served hot.

Ingredients of Masala Kachori

  • 2 Cups maida
  • 2 tsp salt or to taste
  • 2 tbsp ghee or oil
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 1 cup besan
  • 1 tbsp mint leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp hara dhania , chopped
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp green chilli paste
  • 1/2 tsp haldi powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice or to taste
  • Oil

How to Make Masala Kachori

  • 1.Mix maida with 1 tsp salt, ghee and curd and knead to a stiff dough. Use some more curd if needed.
  • 2.In a saucepan heat 2 Tbsp oil and add ginger-garlic paste, haldi, green chilli paste, pudina, coriander leaves, garam masala, salt to taste and besan.
  • 3.Saute till all the liquid evaporates and the mixture collects together and fat separates.
  • 4.Take the pan off the heat add lemon juice and mix well. Then keep aside to cool.
  • 5.Break balls of dough to a desired size. Roll each ball into a round and then a flat disk about 1/8 inch thick.
  • 6.Pinch the edges, wet a bit and place some of the besan mixture in the center.
  • 7.Cover the mixture and pinch the dough to seal. Smoothed it into a proper round and keep aside till ready to fry.
  • 8.To fry, heat the oil, and add the balls, lower the heat and fry till light brown. Serve hot.
Key Ingredients: maida, salt or to taste, ghee or oil, curd, besan, mint leaves, hara dhania , chilli powder, ginger-garlic paste, green chilli paste, haldi powder, garam masala, lemon juice or to taste , Oil