“Kadhi Kachori” is a famous Rajasthani snack which again you can find at any nukkad chaat wala. The spicy kachori immersed in tangy kadhi gives it the most unique taste.It is an awesome snack and very chatpata too.You can’t just have one
Kachoris are fried stuffed puris made up of maida with the filling of moong dal and kadhi is made using chickpea flour(besan), curd and rajasthani spices which makes it delicious.
If you are visiting Rajasthan, you cannot miss having this chaat snack.Kadhi Kachori is famous of many places in Rajasthan, few famous among them are of Ajmer and Jodhpur.
Being a Rajasthani, eating spicy food is a habbit inculcated from childhood. So for we Rajasthanis this chatpata snack is among one of the favourites.
Sharing a detailed recepi of Kachori, Kadhi and Kadhi Kachori.
3 cup maida
1/2 spoon ajwain
A pinch of salt
2-3 spoon oil
Water to make dough
3/4 cup moongdal
1/2 spoon chilli powder
1/4 spoon haldi powder
1/2 spoon amchur powder
1/4 spoon garam masala
2 pinch crushed pudhina
Salt to taste
For making dough, mix all ingredients except water.Now knead a soft dough by using little little water
Knead for 5 min.and then cover with lid or cloth and keep it aside for half an hour.
Preparation of filling
Pressure cooker moongdal, add haldi & salt while steaming.
Take two whistles if not soaked before. If you have soaked dal then one whistle is good
Now heat oil in pan, add hing, cumin seeds to it, now add steamed dal,all spices, mix properly and let it cool completely.
Preparation of kachoris
Make equal size balls of dough and filling both and keep it aside
Now take one ball of dough, spread it with finger tips in such a way that filling ball can be kept in it
After keeping the filling ball in the dough,close all the ends of dough tightly,it should not have open ends
Now using your palm press the ball from all sides in lighter way till it will take the shape of kachori
Make all the kachoris in same method
Heat oil and put 2-3 kachoris one at a time and cook it till they turn golden brown in kadai
Your kachoris are ready
1/2 cup curd
1 serving spoon besan
1/2 tbspn chilli powder
1/4 tbspn haldi powder
Salt to taste
2-3 spoon ghee
2 kashmiri chilli
1/4 spoon jeera
1/4 spoon mustard seeds
1/4 spoon methi dana
3-4 curry leaves
Mix curd,besan, salt,chilli powder,haldi powder and make batter( like chaach) using water
In a kadai(Preferably iron kadai to give good colour to kadhi) heat ghee, add kashmiri chilli, cloves,methi dana, jeera and mustard seeds and curry leaves
Let them temper then pour the batter to it
Let it cook for 30-45 min on low flame, stirring occassionally
If you find it thick in between you can add more water to it
It is said kadhi tastes awesome if we cook it for longer time.So if you have more time you can cook it for longer time
Kadhi is ready
Plating of kadhi kachori
Chopped & fried green chillies
Take a plate,place kachori in it,make a whole in center of kachori, pour kadhi in it
On top add tamarind and green chutneys
Garnish with onion & chillies
Kadhi kachori is ready to relish