Moong dal kachori is made with fried moong dal and flavored with spices and covered with crispy poori.
Ingredients (For 7 to 9 pieces)
- All purpose flour – 1cup
- Semolina – 1tsp
- Ghee -2 tsp for stuffing
- Cold water – 1/2 cup
- Salt – 1/2 tsp
- Moong dal – 1/2 cup (soaked for 1 hour)
- Whole coriander seed – 1tsp
- Cumin seed – 1tsp
- Gram flour – 2tsp
- funnel seed – 1/2 tsp
- Red chili powder-1tsp
- Garam masala1 – 1tsp
- Mango powder-1/2 tsp
- Ginger – 1/2 tsp paste
- Cooking oil – For deep frying
Step 1-Take all purpose flour, semolina in a bowl. Add 2 tbs oil/ ghee, salt and mix it proper then make stiff dough with the help of cold water. Cover it with damp cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.
Step 2 – In nonstick pan add 1 tsp oil, soaked moong dal( without water) and cook in low flame for 4-5 minutes. Add salt, fennel seed, cumin seed, gram flour, coriander seed, garam masala, red chill powder and mix it then for cook 3-4 minutes. Wwitch of flame and add mango powder mix it and cool it.
Step 3 – Take moon dal mixture in grinder and grind it coarsely then keep aside.
Step 4 – Take lemon size boll from dough and make small poori with the help of rolling board and pin. Put 1 tsp stuffing on center of puri and seal all sides, edges and close it proper. Make like ball and cut extra dough close properly, apply little water and make flatten with hand. Make all in similar way.
Step 5 – Heat oil for frying on medium hot oil and place kachori on pan and cook in low medium flame, press with spoon so it will fully puff up turn and cook other side.cook until golden crispy in both side it will take 7-8 minutes for crispy kachori.
Step 6 – Take out kachori ,drain on an tissue paper. Cool and serve with tamarind chutney, curd and chana dal curry.
NOTE -Fry in low medium flame for crispy kachori.