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Matar Kachori Recipe: A Savoury Indian Snack You'll Definitely Enjoy

Matar Kachori Recipe: A Savoury Indian Snack You'll Definitely Enjoy

This is a guest post by Asmita from One Wholesome Meal. You can visit her website at www.onewholesomemeal.com for more such delicious Indian recipes. And even follow her on Instagram or Facebook.

 

Ingredients

For the dough:

  • All purpose flour - 1 cup

  • Ghee - 1 tbsp

  • Ajwain - 1/2 tsp

  • Baking powder - 1/4 tsp

  • Salt - 1/4 tsp

  • Warm water as needed


For stuffing:

  • Boiled and mashed fresh or frozen peas - 1 cup

  • Medium thickness poha, washed and mashed - 1/4 cup

  • Freshly desiccated coconut - 1/4 cup

  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp

  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

  • Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp

  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp

  • Amchoor -1/2 tsp

  • Finely grated ginger - 1/2 tbsp

  • Fennel (saunf), coarsely pound - 1/2 tbsp

  • Salt - as per taste

  • Oil for frying

Easy Matar Kachori Recipe

Preparation

  1. Bring together all the dry ingredients for the dough and then add ghee. 

  2. Rub the batter between your palms for 5-7 minutes. Then using warm water, knead it into a tight dough. Cover with wet muslin and keep aside for 30 minutes.

  3. Mix all the ingredients for the stuffing and keep aside. Add some water if you’d like it to be on the moist side.

  4. Roll out small discs of the dough of desired size, spoon in the stuffing and seal into balls.

  5. Deep fry it and enjoy it hot with some green or tamarind chutney. 

 

These freeze very well after half frying and bringing to room temperature. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before ⁣frying.

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