Friday, March 9, 2012

PEAS KACHORI


A popular crispy and spicy pastry found  in various parts of India and Pakistan.This snack is stuffed with  green peas and deep fried. It consists of two parts, the dough and its filling.

There are other kachoris available which are filled with moong dhal, urad dhal. onion, potato and even minced meat. Kachoris are often served with a chutney made with tamarind, mint or coriander.

For perfect result, use medium heat when frying  and do not crowd the pan. They are great accompaniment to your cuppa and perfect snack on the go.

PEAS KACHORI
Yield :   8 kachoris

PASTRY

1  cup plain  flour
2  tablespoon   vegetable oil
salt to taste
water

METHOD

Place flour, oil and salt in a mixing bowl. Gradually add water to form into a stiff dough, similar to chapati dough.  Keep for 20 minutes.

FILLING
1 C  cooked green peas mashed
1 in ginger chopped
3 green chili chopped
1 tsp fennel
1/2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp hing
salt to taste
2 TB cooking oil

DIRECTION

Heat the oil, add in fennel, green chili and ginger, fry until fragrant

Add in green peas, chili powder, coriander, cumin. hing and salt, stir until peas is well coated with spices.

Remove and transfer onto a plate to cool.

TO ASSEMBLE

Divide dough into 8 balls, shape each ball into small circle.

Stuff each circle with a tablespoon of filling.

Gather the edge towards the center, flatten into thick circle. Complete the rest of the dough.

Heat about 2 in deep of oil, slide in the kachori and fry until golden brown.

Remove and drain onto absorbent paper.

Serve hot with your cuppa.

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39 comments:

Charu Srivastava said...

mouthwatering kachori!!!my fav!!!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

I love these green kachoris with imli chutney. Looks tempting dear...

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

Paaka Shaale said...

The peas kachori looks very indulgent and tempting. Very nice recipe indeed :)

Choc Chip Uru said...

What perfect khachori! They are a definite family favourite :D

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru
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Aarthi said...

This looks delicious..Totally YUMMY

Aarthi
http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

jeyashrisuresh said...

i love kachoris and it has been a very long time since i made this.nicely done

Tiffany said...

What a great way to use leftover peas!

Priya dharshini said...

Yummy kachoris...

Vimitha Anand said...

Kachori looks so inviting. Yumy

Suja Manoj said...

Wished to make this,thanks for this yummy recipe,bookmarked.

Sushma Mallya said...

They have come out so perfect and crisp ..yum!

Julie said...

Very delicious,mouthwatering!!

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Medeja said...

The filling is so flavorful and nice.. Yummy!

Rosita Vargas said...

Que rica receta con picante los veo crujientes y tentadores me encanta,abrazos hugs,hugs.

simran said...

lovely crisp,flavourful kachoris!....absolutely right..they are perfect with evening chai!

Deeps @ Naughty Curry said...

yum, looks so crispy & golden

Aruna Manikandan said...

looks crispy and delicious dear :)

maha said...

Yummy Yummy........iam sure this kachori tastes simply superb....Going 2 try this soon......
Maha

Torviewtoronto said...

kachori looks wonderful

mjskit said...

I've never heard of kachori. It looks and sounds delicious! Looks like a very interesting and tasty snack!

Angie's Recipes said...

They look so tasty and I adore the spiced pea filling.

Valarmathi Sanjeev said...

Yummy kachoris...looks tempting.

Kajal said...

Just what i need for this weekend.. perfect:))

Glad to have found you at the hop. Your newest follower and a regular visitor now.
cheers
Kajal

Ramya said...

i love this snack...first visit to ur blog and following u

Only Fish Recipes said...

peas kachori looks absolutely yummy dear.....theres an award for u in my blog...plz accept :-)

sm said...

mmm
tasty kachori

easyfoodsmith said...

What a delicious looking kachori! Sounds perfect with a cup of tea.

Mary @SweepingMe said...

I have to try this. Looks so delicious!

Mary

San said...

Yummylicious peas kachori, wish to grab it now.

Kai ruchi said...

Looks so crispy and lovely!

maha said...

this award is waiting 4 u in my space..accept it...here is the link.
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Maha

Juliana said...

Wow, this look so tasty with green beans in it...I never had anything like this.
Thanks for this recipe and hope you have a great week ahead :)

Kara at Petals to Picots said...

These look delicious!! Thanks for linking up to my party :)

Becolorful said...

This is what I love about blogging and link parties - I see so many fascinating things that I would have otherwise missed. I have never heard of this type of food before so it was tempting and educational. :D Thanks for sharing on BeColorful
pam

Six Sisters said...

Would love to try this. It looks delicious! We loved having you link up to our "Strut Your Stuff Saturday." Hope to see you back soon! -The Sisters

Nicole@Show Off Friday said...

I've tried those before. They are very good! Thank you for the recipe! I'll be pinning it.

Tanya Anurag said...

My favorite :D :D
Could not resist hopping over on seeing those tempting kachori's in the linky list.

-Tanya
http://tanyaanurag.blogspot.in/

Veena Theagarajan said...

yummy and tempting snack

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Very luscious kachoris. Love it anytime on anyday.

today's recipe:
http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.in/2013/02/paal-kozhukattai-kollukattai-modaks-in.html

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