Matar ki Kachori

Peas stuffed Kachoris

Recipe by Shuchi Mandloi of

Tastes best when served with hot tea.

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    All purpose wheat flour (2 cups) Vegetable oil (2 tbsp and for frying) Cumin seeds (1/2 tsp) Asafoitida (1/2 tsp) Red chilli powder (1 tsp) Turmeric powder (1/2 tsp) Green peas (2 cups) Salt to taste


    1. Add 1 tbsp vegetable oil to wheat flour, a pinch of salt and knead the flour to a soft dough, wrap in a wet cloth. Keep aside for 10-15 min.
    2. Boil the green peas in a vessel with salt and turmeric powder. Strain to drain all water and mash them properly.
    3. Now heat 1 tbsp vegetable oil in a frying pan and add cumin seeds, let them crackle, add asafoetida and chili powder and mashed green peas, add salt as per taste. Fry for 5 minutes. Keep aside till it looses heat.
    4. Now make balls of the dough, flatten them on a flattening surface and stuff the green peas mix. Seal the dough from all the ends properly.
    5. Deep fry in a frying pan at mid flame till the kachoris turn brown. Serve with Chili sauce or tamarind chutney.



    Oh.. this is a great recipe.. but i think if we add say 1-2 table spoons of suji to the aata dough they will turn out more crisp.. but full marks to this one!!! Awesome...