kachori recipe


For stuffing:

¼ cup moong dal

½-¾ tsp chilli powder, adjust to your spice level

¼ tsp turmeric powder

½ teaspoon coriander powder

¾ tsp fennel seeds, crushed

¼ teaspoon cumin powder / jeera powder

½ tsp dry mango powder / amchur powder

¼ tsp garam masala

a pinch of hing

1 tsp sugar

salt to taste

4-5 tsp water, or as required

For dough:

1 cup maida / plain flour / all-purpose flour

1 tsp semolina / rava / sooji

3 tbsp oil

salt to taste

pinch of soda, optional

water to knead to dough

oil for deep frying


1.Kachori stuffing:Firstly, in a large kadai dry roast moong dal and powder them.Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, crushed fennel seeds, dry mango powder.

2.Also add garam masala, hing, sugar and salt to taste and mix well.Add water and mix well.

3.Kachori dough recipe:Firstly, in a large mixing bowl add 1 cup of maida, rava and oil and salt to taste.Crumble the flour well with oil.In addition, add water little by little and knead to form a dough and cover them for 15 mins with wet cloth.Now pinch a small lemon sized ball and flatten it.

4.Now scoop 1 tsp of prepared moong dal stuffing.Get the edges together and form a bundle.Furthermore, gently press the edges and flatten.Deep fry kachoris.Then press with the spoon to puff up.Finally, serve moong dal kachori.