Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Karaichotir Kachori / Peas Kachori

Karaichotir Kachori / Peas  Kachori

For the dough
250 grams maida
50 grams wheat flour
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
Water as required
Take all the dry ingredients and oil and mix it well. Add water and make a firm dough knead it well. Make small balls from the dough and keep it aside.

For the filling of the kachoris
150 grams peas made in to paste
1/2 tsp grated ginger
Salt to taste
1/2 sugar
1/2 tsp hing
1/2 turmeric powder
1/2 tbsp ghee
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp Bhaja or roasted masala ( 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp coriander seeds and 1 dry chilli roasted and powdered)

In a pan and add ghee and cumin seeds, hing and bay leaf sauté for some time. Add grated ginger and cook it for a minute. Add pea paste, salt, sugar, turmeric and keep on stirring it till starts to leave the sides add the roasted powder masala and mix it well and cook it till it starts to form a ball. Take of the gas. Make small balls of the mixture. The balls should be small then the dough balls.

For frying
Pea Filling
Heat the oil for frying in a kadai. Take a dough ball and flatten the dough with your hand. Now the filling and keep it in the centre of the fattened dough. Cover up the filling with the dough and roll the dough with the filling in it. Repeat the process with other dough balls. Fry the kachoris in hot oil and serve it with dum aloo.

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