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Recipe Name: Khasta Kachori
Category: Snacks


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For dough:
Maida   50 g
Oil   1 tsp
Salt   1 tsp
Water   to make dough
For filling:
Washed urad dal   20 g (50 g soaked dal)
Fat   2 tsp
Aniseeds   1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds   1/4 tsp
Salt   1/2 tsp
Red Chilly powder   1/2 tsp
Hing   a pinch
Lemon juice   1/2 lemon
Fat   for frying


For dough

  • Sieve maida and salt.
  • Rub in the oil with finger tips, till the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  • Make a soft dough using water and keep covered for 20-30 minutes.


For filling

  • Soak dal overnight and drain.
  • Grind dal coarsely along with aniseeds and cumin seeds without using water.
  • Heat 2 tsp fat, add hing and then dal paste and salt. Fry on slow heat till golden brown. Add red chilly powder and remove.
  • Mix lemon juice to cooled dal mixture.


For Kachori

  • Divide dough in to 6-8 balls.
  • Flatten each ball, put a spoonful of dal mixture and shape into a ball again.
  • Press lightly with palms of hand to flatten it.
  • Heat fat. Add kachoris to hot fat, reduce heat and deep fry on slow heat till golden brown.
  • Serve with sauce or chutney.
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size   1 no.
Amount Per Serving
Calories  189 Calories from Fat  72
% Daily Value'
Total Fat  8 18
Saturated Fat  -
Trans Fat   -  
Cholesterol  -
Sodium  579 24
Total Carbohydrate  24 7
Dietary Fiber   -
Protein   5
Vitamin A   6   * Vitamin C  
Calcium   21 * Iron   1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending upon your daily needs
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