Thursday, December 25, 2008

Urad Dal Kachoris


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


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


  1. When do you add grated coconut?

  2. Hi anyonymous, sorry forgot to mention in the recipe, its added after salt and then mix it well