Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Stuffed Dahi Kachori


I Absolutely adore this chat & from past few days I was craving for having a chaat V badly ....I truely miss India (Bangalore) for that .....this is one of my fav too so I thought y not give it a try .....may be its a bit of a lengthy process but end result was absolutely delicious and just loved it :) And u can see me already ready to have a big bite of this chaat :).....Did I make u crave for one too ???.....hmmm then follow the steps and try it and let me know :)

Ingredients

For the dough

1 cup Maida

2 tbsp very hot oil

salt to taste

a pinch of soda

1 tsp sugar

For Stuffing

2 Boiled and mashed potato

2 Onions, chopped

1 tsp Cumin seeds

a pinch of Asafoetida

2 tsp crushed Coriander seeds

4-5 garlic finely chopped

a small piece of ginger finely chopped

2-3 Green chillies finely chopped 

1 tsp Red chilli powder 

1 tsp garam masala powder

2 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander leaves

salt to taste

Oil to deep fry

Other ingredients

1/2 cup green chutney

1/2 cup sweet chutney

1 cup well beaten curds

1/4 cup boiled moong sprouts

2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

1/2 cup Nylon sev

1 tomato finely chopped

1 tbsp dry masala powder( 1 tsp roasted cumin seeds, 2 tbsp crushed black peppercorn,2 cloves,salt to taste,a pinch of black salt......Blend all this into a fine powder)

Method

For the dough

    • Sieve the maida with soda and salt and then mix it well with sugar and with hot oil, then add little water and knead into a stiff dough and then cover it with a muslin cloth and keep aside for half an hour
  • For the Potato-onion stuffing
    • Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, hing, when it splutters add crushed coriander seeds and fry for 1-2 minutes and then add onion and fry till light brown

    • Add garlic, ginger,green chillies,red chilli powder,garam masala powder and fry for another 2 minutes

    • Add salt, mashed potatoes,and mix it well, cook for 5 minutes and then lastly add coriander leaves and then keep it aside to cool

    For the Kachori 

    Knead the dough again and then divide it in equal portions

    Take one portion and flatten it slightly and then put 1 tsp of corn mixture in to and close the edges, and then roll it with the help of a rolling pin into a small round shape semi-thick puri and in the same manner repeat it for the rest of the dough and mixture

    Heat oil in a pan, when its hot fry one kachori at a time on a medium flame till golden brown and crisp, drain on a kitchen towel and then keep aside

    For the Dahi Kachori

    • Take a serving plate, Place one kachori in between, make a hole in the center of it

    • Stuff with 1 tbsp of moong sprouts,1/4 cup of curds,1 tbsp of tamarind chutney, 1 1/2 tsp of green chutney,& sprinkle 1/4 tsp dry masala powder

    • Sprinkle generous amount of sev, chopped coriander leaves, and chopped tomato and serve it immidiately ....repeat the same with the other kachori when u serve