Dal Kachori Recipe - Yummy Traditional

Dal Kachori Recipe


                                               
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Dal kachori || Stuffed Kachori  || How to make dal kachori with step by step photos

Dal Kachori is one of the most popular snacks, which can be prepared at home using some available ingredients if you want to indulge in something healthy yet delicious! It might look complicated to cook this dish, but it is actually the most simple thing to prepare when you have sudden guests dropping by and you are not in a mood to cook something exotic.
            
                                        
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It is served with Aloo chana tarkari, achar, and raita, All-time favorite food of most people dal kachori can be made with chana dal or moong dal I am making it with chana dal I have already given aloo chana tarkari masala and tarkari recipes in my previous post. you can click the given below links too. here I will tell step by step kachori process so let's begin     
                        
                                                                
                                                                 
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In a pan/pot add lentils along with spices bring them to boil and cover them until they are soft
Note: Should be no remaining water in the dal if you see water remain in it then dries it on high flame first. now let it cool down
     

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Grind them in a chopper machine till turns to the fine dal mixture


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Shift the ground dal to the bowl keep aside.    

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Take a large size bowl to add all-purpose flour with spices mix them well together until crumble texture, start kneading the dough by adding water little by little




Knead to the smooth and super soft dough around 10-15 minutes, you can see the softness of dough in the below photo

                                          
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Cover it with cling wrap, set aside for resting around 15 minute
      
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Take the dough out and punch it again for 5 minutes, and apply oil all over the kachori dough


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Cut the dough into halves


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Divide the dough into equal portions, make smooth balls, and flatten them between your palms.       


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Cover the dough portions with a kitchen towel to prevent dryness 
        

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Before you start filling place the wok with oil on the stove over low-medium flame




Take one flatten ball at a time then roll it 1.5 inches in the round shape.Place 1 portion of dal stuffing in the center



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Gather the edges and pinch it into the center seal it tightly and flatten by pressing very gently.



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Press the kachori gently with oily hand

Note, don't use flour at the time of stuffing or pressing kachoris because they become hard and won't puffy   

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Repeat the same process with other dough balls

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In the hot oil put kachori and turn the flame down on low -medium and press it with a scoop.


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Fry each side till turn to nice golden brown color from both sides, now drain them out from oil.  

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Place all kachoris on the kitchen towel for removing excess oil. 

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Your crispy kachori now is ready to serve with raitaachar, and also chana tarkari                                
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Dal kachori is one of the most popular snacks, which can be prepared at home using some available ingredients if you want to indulge in something healthy yet delicious!

Ingredients:
  1. 250g, all-purpose flour maida
  2. 6, whole red chilies
  3. ½ tsp, black pepper
  4. 1 tsp, ginger coarsely chopped
  5. 1 tsp, garlic coarsely chopped
  6. 3 pinches, carom seeds
  7. 1 tbsp, ghee
  8. Oil as required for frying
  9. Salt to taste
How to make the kachori?
Instructions:
  1. In a pan/pot add 50 ml water, dal chana, ginger, garlic, whole red chili, salt, cumin seeds, black pepper bring it to boil and cover it until soft
  2. Should be no remaining water in the dal if you see water remains in it then dries it on high flame first.
  3. Now let it cool down      
  4. Choperize them in a chopper machine till turns to the fine dal mixture
  5. Shift the ground dal to the bowl keep aside.    
  6. Take a large-sized bowl combine maida, ghee, salt, and ajwain mix them well until crumble texture
  7. Start kneading the dough by adding water little by little
  8. Knead to the smooth and super soft dough around 10-15 minutes, you can see the softness of the dough in a below photo
  9. Cover it with cling wrap, set aside for resting around 15 minute
  10. Take the dough out and punch it again for 5 minutes, and apply oil entire the kachori dough
  11. Cut the dough into halves
  12. Divide the dough into equal portions, make smooth balls, and flatten them between your palms.   
  13. Cover the dough portions with a kitchen towel to prevent dryness 
  14. Before you start filling place the karahi with oil on the stove over low-medium flame.
  15. Take one flatten ball at a time then roll it 1.5 inches in the round shape.
  16. Place 1 portion of dal stuffing in the center
  17. Gather the edges and pinch it into the center seal it tightly and flatten by pressing very gently.
  18. Press the kachori gently with oily hand
  19. Repeat the same process with other dough balls.
  20. In the hot oil put kachori and turn the flame down on low -medium and press it with a scoop.
  21. Fry each side till turns to nice golden brown color from both sides
  22. Now drain them out from the oil       
  23. Your crispy kachori now is ready to serve with raitaachar, and also chana tarkari    
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