Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori


Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori

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Making perfect kachoris is an art, and nothing short of it. The ideal cover, which is crisp and flaky but not too oily, and a soft filling, which is neither dry nor soggy, are all essential elements of the perfect kachori. Here, we present a recipe that is quite easy to follow and guaranteed to give you lovely Green Peas Kachoris if you follow the instructions well.


The kachoris hold a delightful, tongue-tickling filling of crushed green peas perked up with ginger, green chillies and spices. You will thoroughly enjoy every aspect of this Vatana ni Kachori, right from the texture to the taste. Completely worth the effort!


Check out for a wide variety of Gujarati Farsans that are eaten as snacks and also served as a side dish with the main meal in a typical Gujarati thali.

Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori recipe - How to make Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 16 kachoris
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Ingredients


For The Dough
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp ghee
1 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For The Stuffing
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing) (hing)
1 1/2 cups coarsely crushed fresh green peas
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp green chilli paste
1 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
plain flour (maida) for rolling
oil for deep-frying

Method
For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi soft dough using enough water. Keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the green peas mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes ,while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the lemon juice, green chilli paste, ginger paste, garam masala, coriander and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes ,while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the stuffing into 16 equal portions. Keep aside.
  2. Divide the dough into 16 equal portions.
  3. Roll out a portion of the dough into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter thin circle using a little plain flour for rolling.
  4. Put a portion of the stuffing in the centre.
  5. Bring the sides together in the centre and seal the edges on top.
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 to make 15 more kachoris.
  7. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry a few kachoris at a time on a slow flame till they turn crisp and golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  8. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per kachori
Energy84 cal
Protein2 g
Carbohydrates8.1 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat4.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium2.3 mg

Reviews

Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori
 on 24 Dec 18 06:01 PM
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Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori
 on 16 Dec 18 07:08 PM
5

Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori
 on 04 Oct 18 09:03 PM
5

Is the lemon juice to be added to the dough also? Kindly clarify
Tarla Dalal
05 Oct 18 09:23 AM
   Hi Geeta, Yes, you have to add 1 tsp of lemon juice in the dough.
Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori
 on 26 Jun 18 02:08 PM
5

Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori
 on 26 Apr 17 01:26 AM
5

It turn out delicious,, it was very crispy. Thanks for the recipe
Tarla Dalal
26 Apr 17 08:30 AM
   Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori
 on 16 Feb 16 06:26 PM
5

Thanks to Taralaji for nice recepi, usually I make this from Tuver lilva, I tried with mutter today with your recipe. Its taste really delicious. Whole family enjoyed eating it. Thanks once again. Regards
Tarla Dalal
17 Feb 16 10:29 AM
   Thanks Dipti. We are delighted you loved the Kachori recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori
 on 11 Feb 16 09:55 PM
5

can we airfry these kachoris. please post a few airfrying recipes for ppl who are looking out for oil free dishes
Tarla Dalal
12 Feb 16 12:14 PM
   Hi Akshaya, Yes you can cook them in an air-fryer. Do try it and let us now how they turned out..Happy Cooking !!
Vatana ni Kachori, Matar Kachori, Green Peas Kachori
 on 11 Feb 16 05:08 PM
5

Wow.. kachori.. filled with mutter.. This is an amazing recipe.. with a crispy outer covering.. and a chatpata filling.. A must try snack recipe.. Just loved it..