kachori recipe

Moong dal kachori

Moong dal kachori

Moong dal kachori is demonstrated.It is a snack of North India especially Rajasthan.It is made of all purpose flour,moong dal and spices.Moong dal kachori is liked by most of the Indians.Kachoris are of many types:dal,peas,potatoes.The name of the kachori is all about stuffing.


For covering

All purpose flour – 2 cups

Oil – 1/4 cup

Carrom seeds – 1/4 spoon

For stuffing

Dhuli moong dal – 1/2 cup

Oil – 2 spoons

Asafoetida powder – 2 pinches

Coriander powder – 11/2 spoon

Cumin powder – 1 spoon

Fennel seeds powder – 1 spoon

Turmeric powder – 1/2 spoon

Red chilly powder – 1 spoon

Mango powder – 1 spoon

Kasuri methi – 1/2 spoon

Grated ginger – 2 spoons

Chopped green chillies – 3

Chickpea flour – 3 spoons


To make Moong dal kachori,Soak moong dal for 4 hours and blend it for 30 seconds to a coarse mixture.

Take a mixing bowl.Add all purpose flour,oil,salt and carrom seeds.Mix and check if the amount of oil is accurate by binding it in palm.

Now make a soft,chapati like dough by adding water in instalments.

Keep the dough for rest for 1/2 an hour.

To make stuffing,heat a pan and add oil.

Add asafoetida powder,coriander powder,cumin powder,fennel seeds powder,turmeric powder,red chilly powder,ginger and green chillies.Saute till done.

Add chickpea flour and saute till done.

Add coarse moong dal paste and saute till dry.

Add mango powder  and kasuri methi and mix.

Stuffing is ready.

Make balls out of dough.Make balls out of stuffing also.

Dough balls and stuffing balls should be of equal size.

Make kachoris as per demonstration.

Keep the kachoris under damp cloth to prevent cracks till frying.

Fry the kachoris on low heat to make crisp.

Serve Moong dal kachori with tamarind and green chutney.


You will also like Bedmi poori with aloo subzi

Also try Kalmi vada