Friday, 28 June 2013

Famous Raj Kachori Recipe

After getting the two tasty Recipes of the sweet & chocolaty deserts I am here with Raj Kachori.
The monsoon is here & we all love hang out with our friends (you can read it as Girlfriend or Boyfriend). While most of us try hands on hot mirchis & Pakodas, some take a different route & choose Raj Kachori....

The crisp kachori filled with sweet Yogurt (dahi), Sprouts, potatoes, & flavored with sweet, spicy & tangy chutneys makes it the most sought after chat.

Make this dish with your friends & experiment as you go... The signature recipe of our popular local bandi is here for you... Have fun!!!


For The Kachori

 Whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) - 2 cups
 Semolina (rava) - 1 cup 
 Besan (bengal gram flour) - 1 cup 
 Salt - to taste
 Whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
 Sunflower Oil -  for Deep frying

For The Filling-

Boiled Moong (whole green gram) - 2 cups
Matki (moath beans) - 2 cups 
kala chana (brown chick peas) - 2 cups 
Boiled potatoes - 500 gms 
salt to taste

Other Ingredients for Filling

Yougurt (dahi) - 500 gms 
khajur imli ki chutney - 1 Table spoon
Green Chutney - 1 Table spoon
chilli powder - 1 tsp 

Roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder - 1 tsp
Sev - To Garnish
Coriander Leaves - To Garnish
Anar Daana (Pomegranate seeds) - 1 small bowl full 

Method of Making Raj Kachori

For the kachori

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and using water knead a semi soft dough.
  2. Divide the dough into equal portions and roll out into little thick big puris using little flour for rolling.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadhai at a high flame and then reduce the flame to slow and deep-fry the puris till crispy and brown in color.
  4. Remove on absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the Filling

  1. Put moong, matki, chana, mashed potato and salt in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Divide the mixture into equal portion and keep aside.

Assemble the Kachori for serving

  1. Put a whole  in the center of the kachori and put one portion of the filling.
  2. Top it with little Yogurt, red chutney, green chutney and masala.
  3. Sprinkle some sev, Anar Daana & Coriander Leaves on top and serve.