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Moong Daal Kachori

By: kirti of , GB

Filed in Appetizers and Snacks

Serves 6 people

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Everyone loves this mouth watering kachori...must try it!!


  • 1 cup moong daal
  • 1 cup besan
  • 2 cup maida
  • pinch of baking soda
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp muster seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • oil to deep fry
  • chopped coriender leaves
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp red chilly powder
  • 2 tsp garlic-ginger paste
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • salt to taste


  1. Soak moong daal for 5-6 hours.
  2. In one bowl take maida,add pinch of cumin seeds, baking soda, salt, 2 tsp oil in it.
  3. Knead it & make a thick dough by adding water & keep it aside for a hour.
  4. Grind daal in a grinder (don't grind it fine , keep it thick).
  5. Heat a pan (prefer heavy based) with 3-4 tsp oil. add cumin, fennel, mustard & corindar seeds & let them splutter. Now add ginger garlic paste & then add turmeric,chilly powder.
  6. Add ground daal & mix it well & let it cook for 3-4 min.
  7. Now add besan in it & again cook it for 4-5 min.
  8. Finally add salt ,coriander leaves & remove it from fire. allow to cool it.
  9. Make around 15 bolls of this mixture & keep them aside.
  10. Divide a dough in to 15 portions & make a small puri of every portion by rolling it.
  11. Place a ball of mixture in a centre of puri & wrap it like a pouch without a tear.
  12. Press it with palm to make it flat & repeat the same procedure for all remaining puri & balls.
  13. Heat a frying pan with oil for deep frying of kachori. Fry kachori till golden & crisp (fry it on medium heat so as small bubbles appears on kachori).
  14. Serve it with tamarind souce.

Latest Comments

By nas on 11/19/2012 10:28:00 AM

I made this this weekend and the daal for filling was excellent. The atta was rubbery and was flop. It did not turn out as well as I had expected.

By BANSI on 1/13/2009 11:39:00 PM


By sonali on 8/13/2008 12:49:00 PM

hi kirti, i've tried this same stuffing inside parathas and it tasted really good. i'm sure kachories will also taste equally good.thanks for it.-------sonali

By kirti on 8/13/2008 1:44:00 AM

Thank you so much anita for preparing & telling me about it. i am so happy that you & your family members like it, convey my thanks to them also.

By Anita chandrel on 8/12/2008 4:40:00 AM

The recipe was made and it was very delicious and enjoyed by all my family members. It was prepared the same way shown in the picture.


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