Moongdal Kachori

Moong dal kachori is made with  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.


Contact    About Me    logo


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s