Thursday, December 25, 2008

Urad Dal Kachoris


Ingredients

For Dough

1 Cup Maida

2 tbsp gram flour

1/2 tsp salt 

a pinch of cooking soda

2 tbsp Hot oil

1/2 tsp Sugar

For Stuffing

1/2 cup urad dal

6-7 Green chillies

1/4 cup grated coconut

1 tsp Mustard seeds

1 Sprig Curry leaves

2 tsp chana dal

1 tsp hing powder

salt to taste

2 tsp oil

Other ingredients

oil to deep fry

Method

For the dough

  • Mix all ingredients listed under dough with enough water to knead a semi-soft dough

For the stuffing

  • Soak urad dal and chana dal for one hour,drain it and keep aside
  • Grind urad dal and chana dal coarsely(grind it just for one round) keep aside
  • Heat oil in a pan,add mustard seeds, hing powder and when it starts spluttering add curry leaves and urad-chana dal mixture and fry for a couple of minutes
  • Now put this mixture in a bowl, then add finely chopped green chillies,coriander leaves and salt and mix it well

For the kachori

  • Make small balls of the dough, roll it into small thick round, then add a small spoonful of stuffing inside in between and then cover and roll it again into semi thick and round (just like a puri but this should be semi-thick)
  • Heat oil in a pan, and deep fry these kachoris till golden brown.Serve Hot