Matar Ki Kachori

Kachori is a spicy snack. Crispy, deep fried snack filled with spiced peas. Matar / Peas / Batani is the main filling ingredient. Filling can vary such as yellow moong dal, papdi lilva etc.
Prep Time
15 Minutes + Dough Resting Time
Cooking Time
35-40 Minutes
2-3 People
For Dough
All Purpose Flour / Maida
Rice Flour
Fine Semolina
Hot oil
For Filling
Green Peas (frozen/fresh)
Mint Leaves
Coriander Leaves
Ginger Garlic Paste
Cumin Powder
Red Chilli Powder
Garam Masala
Lemon / Lime Juice
1 Cup
1 Tbsp.
1 Tbsp.
1 Tbsp.
To Taste
1 Cup
1 Small
1 Tbsp.
1 Tbsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
1 Tsp.
To Taste
To Taste
To Deep Fry
To Garnish
Finely chopped Onion
½ Cup
1.     In a mixing bowl add maida, salt, rice flour, semolina and hot oil and rub them with your fingertips.
2.     Now add water slowly and knead the dough smooth and firm. Cover it with a moist cloth and set aside for an hour.
3.     Chop onion, coriander leaves and mint leaves finely.
4.     For the filling take a little oil in a pan and heat. To this add chopped onions and sauté for 3-4 minutes. Add ginger garlic paste and stir till there is no raw smell. Try to coarsely mash the peas.
5.     To this add the dry powders and mix. Add coriander leaves and mint leaves too.
6.     Sauté for 5-6 minutes more, add salt and mix well.
7.     Squeeze lime juice and put off the stove. Keep the filling aside.
8.     Now knead the dough and divide them into equal portions. With the help of a rolling pin roll them into slightly thicker than a Puri.
9.     Place filling in between the Puri and bring the edges together in the center and join them. Make sure there is no gap. Flatten the Kachori.
10.  Make the rest in the same manner and set them aside.
11.  Heat oil for deep frying. Deep fry the Kachoris on both sides till golden in color.
12.  Arrange the Kachori in a plate. Press the center of the Kachori a bit. Garnish the pressed Kachori with finely chopped onion, green chutney and sour chutney and RELISH……


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