Khasta Dal Kachori Recipe

Khasta dal kachori is made of maida crust stuffed with urad dal filling and deep fried. Daal kachori is a very popular Rajasthani snack. Learn how to make khasta dal kachori.

Kasta Daal Kachori


  • 3/4th cup skinless dried black beans (urad dhuli dal)
  • 4 cups Flour (atta)
  • 1 green chili chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 tbsp anise seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp white cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4th tsp asafoetida powder

How to make khasta dal kachori:

  1. Soak the beans in water overnight then rinse and drain.
  2. Sift the flour and gradually add enough water to make soft dough.Cover the dough with damp cloth and leave for 30 minutes.
  3. Grind the drained beans with the chili powder, salt and spices tomake stuffing. Mix well and divide it into 16 equal portions.
  4. Divide the dough into 16, using wet hands, and smear each portionwith a little oil.
  5. Flatten and roll out into 2inch round.
  6. Wrap one portion of stuffing in each round and roll into a smoothball, using greased hands.
  7. Flatten and roll into a 3-4 inch round.
  8. Heat plenty of oil in a deep frying pan or a kadhai.
  9. Now lift the rolled kachori and carefully slip it into the hotoil.
  10. Immediately start flickering hot oil over the top of it with aspatula so that it will swell up like a ball.
  11. This should take only a few seconds. Flip the kachori over andcook the other side until golden brown.Serve the dal kachori hotwith chutney.