Kachori Chaat

I made kachori with a chaat. Last month my fellow blogger friends posted variety of Kachori's and this tempted me to make this dish. I am very fond of chaat and moreover I have tasted beautiful kachori’s in Mumbai. Last year when i was in Mysore, my native place, I had tasted some kachori's which were not that tasty compared to the ones i had in Mumbai. So tried this at home and it came out nice…not bad. Recipe is given below just try it out.

Ingredients for kachori dough
  • Maida / Plain flour - 1 cup
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Vanaspathi ghee / Dalda OR Hot Oil - 1/4 cup ( i used hot oil)
For the kachori filling
  • Yellow Moong dal / Split yellow gram - 1/2 cup
  • Cumin seeds / jeera - 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida / hing - 1/4 tsp
  • Green chillies - 1 finely chopped
  • Ginger - 1/2 piece finely chopped
  • Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala - 1 tsp
  • Amchur powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Besan /gram flour - 2 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Method for dough
  • Mix all the dough ingredients add little water and make a soft dough. Cover with the cloth or tight lid.
Method for kachori filling
  • Heat oil in a pan
  • Add cumin/jeera and hing/asafoetida, allow to seeds crackle
  • Add the soaked moongdal ( drained all the water completely) and stir for few minutes
  • Add chillies , ginger , garam masala, amchur powder, besan and salt stir well for few minutes
  • Cool a bit and make them into small size balls and keep aside
Method for kachori
  • Heat plenty of oil to deep fry on low flame. Meanwhile
  • Take a small size dough ball and roll them into rolling pin using maida flour ( it should be poori size)
  • Place a small ball size of moong masala into the rolled dough circle and close allthe side edges tightly
  • Roll again lightly with the help of flour, carefully the filling does not spill out
  • Deep fry on each kachoris on low flame till golden brown
  • Serve with chutneys

To Serve kachori chaat :

  • Green chutney
  • Sweet tamarind chutney
  • Yogurt / Beaten curds
  • Chaat masala
  • Chilli powder
  • Onions chopped
  • Thin sev
  • Chopped coriander
Method for Chaat
  • Take a each kachoris and mashed
  • Add beaten curds / yogurt
  • Add sprinkle chutneys and onions
  • Then sprinkle chaat masala and jeera powder
  • Then sprinkle salt and Sev and chopped coriander
  • Serve immediately

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Tina said...

Kachori looks crispy and yummy...

Madhuri Krishna Bhat said...

Name itself is so tempting. Looks delicious and everyone's fav.

FewMinute Wonders said...

Kachori is one of my fav chaats. I look at everyone blogging about it and think oh god ! it is hard to make kachoris.Good Job! for making them. Maybe someday I will also make them.

notyet100 said...

one of my fav,,,/;-)

Priya Suresh said...

Crispy kachori looks yummy..wat a tempting chaat..

Kannada Cuisine said...

Cannot wait for chat ;) Kachori itself sound so good

Unknown said...

love this..never tried at hime..looks delicious..

Anonymous said...

Looks nice and tempting....shall try...! tnx Vanamala...

Dori said...

Goodness, that is all too tempting! Please, send some over for me :)

Raks said...

Sounds so gud,I am always there for chaats :)

Kavitha said...

Hi Mala,

You have great recipes..mouth watering. I would like to add your blog to my blogroll.

The Dabba Express.

Warm Regards,

Rekha said...

Looks tempting, my fav too..

TAZAIKA said...

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AdukalaVishesham said...

looks yummy... and your pic looks really good

Nammaruchi.blogspt.com said...


first time here,lovely space with wonderful recipes...Kachori chaat is really tempting!!