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.


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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