Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Green Peas Kachori with Spicy Potato Curry ..



Ing :

For Kachori Filling:


Cooked green peas : 1 cup

Green chillies : 3 no.s ( Adjust accordingly )
Asafoetida : A pinch
Ginger paste : 1/2 tea spoon
Sugar : 1/2 tea spoon
Cumin powder : 1/4 tea spoon
Ghee : 1 tea spoon
Salt : 1/4 tea spoon ( Adjust accordingly )

For Kachori dough:


All Purpose Flour : 3/4 cup

Vegetable Oil : 1 table spoon
Salt : 1/8 tea spoon


For Frying Kachoris:


Vegetable oil : 2 cups

Method :


Method to prepare kachori filling :


* Grind cooked green peas along with green chillies into coarse paste.
(Add few drops of water while grinding)

*
Heat 1 table spoon of ghee in a non stick pan. Add asafoetida in it.

* A
dd grinded green peas into the pan and saute for 1 minute in a medium flame.

* Add in the ginger paste,
cumin powder, sugar and salt into the pan and saute for 30 seconds to 1 minute or until 
excess water evaporates from the mixture.

*
When the mixture is almost getting dry, switch off the flame. And keep it aside to cool.


Method to make kachori dough :


* In a bowl combine all purpose flour, salt and 1 table spoon of vegetable oil.

*
Knead it nicely by adding little amount of cold water and make a smooth dough from it.( Dough consistancy must be like a poori dough consistancy )


How to make Kachoris ?


* M
ake equal sized small balls from the dough and equal sized small balls the kachori filling.

*
Grease a rolling board and rolling pin with few drops of vegetable oil.

* Place dough ball on rolling board and roll it into small circle shape/poori shape.

*
Place a green peas filling in the middle of the circle.

* Cover it and c
arefully seal it from all the edges.

* Press it gently in your palm and again roll it carefully using rolling pin. Make sure that filling should not come out.

* Heat Vegetable oil in a pan and deep fry the kachoris both sides until they become crispy.


Pictoral Steps :




 

 
 



 






Serve Kachori with Spicy Potato Curry.

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Divya Pramil hosts a South Vs North challenge and i belong to South Indian team.

According to February month's Southern vs Northern Challenge, we (Southern team) have to make this famous north indian dish " Green peas kachori with dam aloo " because Sanoli challenged us with this incredible north indian dish.

This Recipe serves 2 people.



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