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Khasta Kachori

Khasta Kachori

Brief Description

Khasta Kachoris are very famous snacks in India. These are filled with various kinds of stuffing and come in various shape and sizes. Learn how to prepare these famous Rajasthani Kastha Kachoris at home by following the recipe provided below.

Preparation Time 15 mins
Cooking Time 45 mins
Number Of Serves 12

Ingredients for Khasta Kachori

For The Dough:

  • Maida- 2 cups
  • Salt to taste
  • melted ghee or vanaspati oil- ¼ cup

For The Filling

  • yellow moong dal- ½ cup
  • cumin- 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida- ¼ tsp
  • chili-ginger paste- 1 tsp
  • red chili powder- 1 tsp
  • garam masala- 1 tsp
  • dry mango powder- 1 tbsp
  • gram flour- 2 tbsp
  • oil- 3 tbsp
  • salt as required

Khasta Kachori

How To Make Khasta Kachori

For The Dough

  • Take all the ingredients for dough and make dough using as little water as possible.
  • Knead nicely for a few minutes to make firm dough.
  • Divide it into 12 equal portions and keep covered with a muslin cloth.

For The Filling

  • Drain the moong dal completely of water.
  • Take a pan and heat oil in it. Put asafoetida and jeera in it. Let the seeds crackle and put in moong dal. Fry it all for a minute.
  • Add in the chili-ginger paste, garam masala, chili powder, amchur, gram flour and salt. Cook for 5 minutes while stirring.
  • Take the balls of dough and fill with the mixture and deep fry in oil.
  • Serve it hot with green chutney, curd or tamarind chutney.

Khasta Kachori

Khasta Kachori

Some Useful Tips

  • The kachoris should be eaten with a dip which could be anything from curd to various chutneys