Top Food Blogs

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Khasta Kachori Chat


 Are u missing Indian street chats in the evening?Lentils/dals filled inside this crispy puri served with yogurt,green chutney,sweet chutney..hmm yumm.Lets make this mouthwatering khasta kachori chat.

Outer Cover

11/2 cup maida/all purpose flour.
2 tablespoon oil
1  teaspoon ghee
1/2 cup chilled water or as needed
salt to taste

Add oil and ghee to maida and mix well for 5 min before adding water.
Next old chilled water and mix as you pour.
Make a medium soft dough.
Cover the dough and let it rest for 20 min.


1/4 cup yellow moong dal
1/4 cup  white urad dal
1 teaspoon coarsely grinded coriander seeds (dhania)
1/2 teaspoon red chilly powder
1 teaspoon coarsely grinded fennel seeds (saunf)
1/4 teaspoon cumin powder.
3/4 teaspoon mango powder (amchoor)
2 pinch of asafetida (hing)
salt to taste
2 tablespoon oil
2 tablespoons water.

Soak the moong dal and urad dal separately for 4 hrs.
Drain the water and coarsely grind them separately.
Heat oil in a  non stick pain,add hing,then the grinded dals.
Keep stirring it frequently.After sometime sprinkle little water cover it and cook.
When it is half done add all the spices and fry till u get nice aroma.
Let it cool down.

Making Kachori


Knead the dough for few minutes.
Divide them into 12 parts.
Roll it to a thick circle(center being more thicker than edges)
Put the filling in and cover the edges to form the round.Take of any extra dough.
Flatten it gently  using ur palm.
Heat oil in a wide pan
Kachori should not come up very fast.
Fry it in low heat till golden brown,crisp and let it come to room temperature(If u fry in high flame,it will not be crisp,mine took about 20 min).


green chutney
sweet chutney
finely chopped onion
boiled black chana

green chutney
1 bunch or 1 cup coriander leaves/cilantro/kothambari soppu
1/2 cup mint.
2 small green chillies
1 inch ginger
2 garlic pods
1/4 big onion
1 tspn white sesame seeds
1 tablespoon lemonjuice.
salt to taste
Grind all together to a smooth paste.


1 cup Tamarind extract
6 dates
1/2 cupjaggery
pinch of cumin powder
pich of salt
pinch of red chilli powder

Soak the dates for 2-3 hrs and tamarind separately.Extract juice from tamrind.
Grind the dates and pulp.(I have also tried using dry raisins and  dry cranberry)
Add 1/4 cup water if the mixture is very thick
Boil the mixture for 10 min in med-low
Add jaggery(I used half jaggery and half sugar)and the spices
Simmer and boil.
Store it in dry air tight container or even freeze it.

I always have these chutneys so it easy to prepare any kind of chat.

Beat 1 cup yogurt with pinch of salt and 1/2 tspn sugar

Take the kachoris,make a dip in the center.
Add couple of table spoons yogurt.
Top it with green chutney and sweet chutney.
Some chana,chopped onions,sev.
Enjoy with a cup of tea.

No comments:

Post a Comment