Besan/ Gram flour Kachori

Kachori are one of the favourite snacks of North India. You can find kachoris with different filling i.e. potatoes, green peas, besan / gramflour, moong dal, urad dal, and much more. Today I shall share my recipe of Besan kachori which I learnt from my mom, to whom I dedicate this dish. These are the savouries prepared in festivals as Holi & Diwali too. So here we start

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Preparation time  – 45 minutes
Makes 20  – 25 pieces
Ingredients

For Dough:

  • 1/2 kg all purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp for moim
  • 1/4 tsp salt

For the filling

  • 2cups besan / gram flour
  • 1tsp red chilli powder
  • Apinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp amchoor  / dry mango powder

Method:

  • Knead the dough ingredients into a medium soft dough.

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  • When the dough is kneaded make small balls out of it & roll them as shown in picture
  • Roast the above ingredients to  light brown and it should be absolutely dry. When done sprinkle very little water in it. Now this is the filling of the kachori.
  • Now fill this in rolled out dough ,form into a kachori & deep fry  on a medium heat to light brown and crisp.

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These can be served with green  chutney, imli chutney & with whisked curd.

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Enjoy kachori with or without chutney as you please.

XO

Poonam

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