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PYAZ KI KACHORI RECIPE


Ingredients:

For the dough:
2 cups Maida (Plain Flour)
1/4 cup melted Ghee
1/2 tsp Salt

For filling:
2 cups finely chopped Onions
1 tsp Kalonji (Nigella Seeds)
2 tsp Saunf (Fennel Seeds)
2 Bay Leaves
1/2 tsp finely chopped Green Chillies
2 tblsp Besan (Bengal Gram Flour)
2 tsp Dhania Powder (Coriander)
2 tsp Chilli Powder
1 tsp Garam Masala
3 tblsp Chopped Coriander
2 tblsp Oil
Salt to taste
Other Ingredients:
Oil for frying
pyaz ki kachori


How to make pyaz ki kachori :

  • To prepare the dough combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a semi soft dough using water. Keep it for 5 - 7 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 12 equal parts and keep them covered under a wet muslin cloth.
  • For the onion filling heat oil in a pan.
  • Add the kalonji, saunf, bay leaves, green chillies and onions and saute till the onions turn light brownin color.
  • Add the besan, coriander powder, chilli powder, garam masala and salt and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the chopped coriander and mix well.
  • Remove the bay leaves.
  • Allow the mixture to cool completely.
  • Divide into 12 equal parts and keep aside.
  • To make kachoris roll out each portion of the dough into a 2 inch diameter circle.
  • Place one portion of the filling in the centre of the rolled dough.
  • Surround the filling with the dough by slowly streching it over the filling.
  • Seal the ends tightly and remove excess dough.
  • Roll each filled portion into a 2 1/2 inch diameter circle taking care to ensure that the filling does not spill out.
  • Gently press the centre of the kachori with your thumb.
  • Repeat with the remaining dough and filling.
  • Deep fry the kachoris in hot oil over a slow flame till fgolden brown.
  • The kachoris should puff up like puris.
  • These kachoris take a long time to be cooked in the inside too.
  • Serve hot with tamarind chutney and hari chutney.