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Recipe by Sury

Description Edit

Peas Kachori. Perfect comfort food for a winter morning. And if there’s a cup of hot chai to accompany it, that would be perfection perfected, no?

Ingredients Edit

  • oil for frying kachoris

Filling Edit

Kachori (pancake) dough Edit

Directions Edit

Filling Edit

  1. Shell out the peas or use frozen ones and wash them.
  2. Add some salt, chopped ginger, chopped green chillies to the peas and blend into a fine paste.
  3. Add a little water if required.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet and drop the cumin seeds and asafoetida (hing) powder.
  5. When the cumin seeds begin to splutter, add the peas paste and keep stirring, until the water dries out and the oil starts separating.
  6. Keep aside and let it cool.
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Kachori (pancake) dough Edit

  1. Sift flour into a bowl.
  2. Add the baking powder, a little salt, and two tablespoons of oil in it.
  3. Mix well.
  4. Add water and knead into a tight dough of medium consistency (dough should be neither too soft nor too hard).

The grand finale: Making the kachoris Edit

  1. Make small balls from the dough.
  2. Roll each ball within your palms, make a cavity and fill it with a teaspoon of the filling.
  3. Close the ball and smoothen it by rolling within the palms.
  4. Using a rolling pin, roll the balls out into small pancakes.
  5. Deep fry until golden brown.
  6. Serve hot with any chutney/pickle.

Recipe by (Lima) beans and Delhi Cha(a)t Blog Edit


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