Recipe- This Monsoon Treat Your Hunger With Baked Kachori
By: Pinki Fri, 31 July 2020 3:20 PM
Enjoy these kachoris without guilt for they are baked and not deep fried.kachori with coriander chutney is an excellent accompaniment to a curry.
Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) soaked
Ginger chopped 1 tablespoon
Green chilli chopped 1 tablespoon
Oil 2 tablespoons
Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 teaspoon
Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon
Fennel (saunf) powder 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Refined flour (maida) 2 cups
Salt to taste
Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon
Ghee 2 tbsps + for brushing
* Drain and put split black gram in a chopper, add ginger, green chilli and crush coarsely.
* Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add asafoetida and crushed mixture and saute for 3-4 minutes. Add ½ cup water, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, fennel powder and salt and mix well. Cover and cook till dry.
* Put refined flour in a bowl, add salt, baking powder and 2 tbsps ghee and mix well. Add sufficient water and knead into a stiff dough. Cover the bowl with cling film and rest the dough for 15 minutes.
* When gram mixture becomes dry, transfer it into another bowl and let it cool.
* Preheat oven to 180° C.
* Divide the dough into equal portions and shape into balls. Apply a little oil to each ball, press them slightly and roll out into small puris with the edges being thinner than the centre. Place some of the gram mixture in the centre, dampen the edges, bring them together and press to seal.
* Press slightly and roll into small puris ensuring that the filling is evenly spread.
* Grease a baking tray, place the kachoris in it, brush them with a little ghee and bake in the preheated oven at 200° C for about 15 minutes or till the kachoris are cooked and golden.
* Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot.