Friday, 11 January 2013

Poha Kachori ~ Deep fried spicy stuffed golden balls REPOSTED

Made n Enjoyed
Hello readers,

Some times my mind works so well that all I do is find faults in other people and when my mind switches off..I can't seem to find any faults in myself ;-) !!
Yesterday I was preparing the ingredients to make Batata Poha, I took out rice flakes, and I saw that in a jar there were just a few spoons of rice flakes left, so I thought I'll use it all up. I soaked the POHA...but when I was cooking it I realise that I used a smaller pan..so couldn't add all the soaked poha. I had it leave atleast one cup of poha aside..and then I wondered how I could use up the already soaked poha.  After a long thought, I thought I'd try to make Kachori filling..and.. the result was mindblowing..kids couldn't wait to try it out, and for once, even I didn't care about the pics that I took..one, two clicks here and there and I couldn't wait to tuck in!



You will need:- ( Pastry )

  • 1/2 cup Self-raising flour
  • 1/2 cup Chappati flour
  • Salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp oil
  •  Water to kneed dough
  • You will need :- ( stuffing )
    • 1 cup poha ( rice flakes )
    • 2 tbsp roasted gram flour-besan ( I used gujarati style bharwa masala )
    • 2 tbsp ginger and green chilli paste
    • Salt to taste
    • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
    • pinch asafoetida
    • 1 tsp seasame seeds
    • 1 tbsp Sugar
    • 1 tbsp dry coconut powder
    • Dry mango powder or lemon juice(according to your taste)
    • 1 tsp Garam masala
    • 1 tsp red chilli powder
    • 2 tsp cumin and coriander seeds powder
    • 1 tsp fennel seeds(crushed)
    • 1 tbsp fresh chopped coriander
    • 2 tbsp oil
    • More oil to fry

    Method:-
    Mix all the ingredients and make a semi stiff dough. Leave a side to rest for about an hour.
    Clean, wash and soak the poha at least half an hour.
    In a haevy bottom pan heat oil and add mustard seeds and asafoetida.
    After spultter add poha and gram flour and cook for 2-3 minutes on a very low heat.
    Now add all the masala and seasonings. let it cook further about 3-4 minutes.
    Switch of the heat and let it cool.Now divide the dough into small portions, and roll into a small circle.
    put a large spoonful of the filling into the center, then fold the dough over the filling to form a ball and seal the edges with a peak at the top.
    You can grease your palms a little and roll the ball between them to form an even ball if that's easier. Repeat for all the kachoris.
    Now heat oil in a wok and deep fry 3-4 kachoris at a time over medium heat till they are golden brown in color.
    Serve hot with Green Chutney or Tamarind chutney. I served with both..Enjoy as much as my family did!! you can check out  my Garlic Kachori here.

    Linking this to Shama's event Fast Food - POHA

    10 comments:

    1. Definitely an interesting twist to usual kachoris,looks yummy..

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    2. very very new recipe but looks so delish. can I have some?

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    3. Gr8 idea...kachoris look yum!

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    4. Feels like grabbing those kachoris and eat right away.. Yummm

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    5. Are wah! Kya baat hai? aaj kal har din ek dish leke aa rahi hoi? ....ak daam saraas recipe.......

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    6. Wow! Kahni mein twist. Love it.

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    7. Thank you bhabhi for this tempting recipe...

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