Ramadan Special, Snacks

Matar Ki Kachori | How to prepare matar kachori

Today’s recipe is ‘Matar ki Kachori’. Matar ki Kachori is a crispy snack recipe which is stuff with green peas mixture. It can be served with imli chutney or ketchup. This kachori recipe is best to serve as an appetizer/tea-time snack.

Matar Ki Kachori
Matar Ki Kachori

There are many variants of kachori in India, the main difference is of stuffing. Every Indian state where kachori is popular has its own stuffing.

In Rajasthan, you will get moong dal and pyaz kachori as a best savory option. Another form of kachori, in which it is dipped in sugar syrup and serve as sweet dish is the famous mawa kachori from Jodhpur. Other famous kachori from Rajasthan are hing/asafoetida kachori of Kota and Kadhi kachori of Ajmer.

Urad dal or moong dal stuffed along with besan are two forms of kachori popular in Uttar Pradesh. Raj Kachori comes from Delhi.

For Matar Ki Kachori, you will require –

green peas, all-purpose flour, asafoetida, green chilies, ginger paste, and salt. You can use either fresh or frozen green peas for this recipe. Matar ki Kachori stuffed with peas is a delicacy in Bengal. You can use same method and ingredients to prepare dough for kachori for all of the kachoris mentioned above. Fry kachori till it turn golden and crispy.

For more snacks recipe, you can check – Honey Chilli Potato | How to make honey chilli potatoChicken Samosa | How to make chicken samosa recipeEgg Veggie Cheese Toast | Lunch Box RecipePurple Yam Beetroot Cutlet (Stuffed with cottage cheese)Curd Sandwich | Yogurt Sandwich – Kid’s lunch box recipeHomemade Garlic Bread | Prepare garlic bread at home

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Matar Ki Kachori | How to prepare matar kachori
Matar Ki Kachori - A crispy snack stuffed with spicy mashed green peas. Served with tamarind chutney or ketchup.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Passive Time 5-10 mins
Servings
people
Ingredients
For stuffing
For Kachori Dough
For Kachori
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Passive Time 5-10 mins
Servings
people
Ingredients
For stuffing
For Kachori Dough
For Kachori
Recipe Notes

Method for Matar ki Kachori -

For stuffing - 

  • Make a paste of green peas. 

  • Take a pan, heat oil. 

  • In the pan add, asafoetida, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, ginger paste, and green chilli paste to it and fennel seeds. Let them fry for a few seconds. 

  • Add green peas paste to it. Cook for a minute. 

  • Next, add red chilli powder, salt, roasted cumin powder, amchur powder and garam masala powder. Cook, till green peas paste, is perfectly cook (when cooked it starts separating from the pan.)

  • Keep aside the stuffing and let it cool down. 

For dough - 

  • In a deep bowl, take all purpose flour. 

  • Add carom seeds and salt. 

  • Next, add ghee in the flour. 

  • With the help of water prepare a tight dough for kachori. 

  • Let the dough rest for 5-10 mins. 

  • Divide the dough in equal size balls to prepare kachoris of the same size. 

For Kachori -

  • Start preparing small chapati out of the balls prepared above. 

  • Place green peas masala in the centre of chapati. 

  • Bring all the edges together and pinch it from the centre. 

  • Roll it in a thick kachori of uniform thickness of 4-5".

  • Repeat the same steps for rest of the kachori.

  • Heat oil in a deep vessel. 
  • On low-medium flame, start frying kachoris in batches till golden and crispy.

  • Remove kachoris on absorbent paper. 

  • Serve hot with chutney. 

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