Khasta kachori recipe is a popular north indian spicy snack for breakfast and evening snacks. Serve kachori with tamarind chutney, green chutney or red chili garlic chutney.

  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins

Ingredients of Khasta Kachori

for stuffing:

  • ¼ cup moong dal
  • Half tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp coriander powder
  • ¾ tsp fennel seeds
  • ¼ tsp jeera powder
  • ½ tsp dry mango powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • Hing
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 4-5 tsp water

for dough:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp sooji
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste
  • pinch of soda (optional)
  • water to knead to dough
  • oil for deep frying

Read More: Imli Chutney

How to Make Khasta Kachori

  • Take a large kadai dry roast moong dal and powder them.
  • Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, crushed fennel seeds, dry mango powder and garam masala, hing, sugar and salt to taste and mix well.
  • Add water.
  • Take large bowl, add 1 cup of maida, rava and oil and salt to taste. Crumble the flour well with oil.
  • Add water little by little and knead to form a dough and cover them for 15 mins with wet cloth.
  • Now pinch a small lemon sized ball and flatten it.
  • Scoop 1 tsp of prepared moong dal stuffing.
  • Get the edges together and make a bundle.
  • deep fry kachoris. After frying both sides, remove them from kadhai.
  • Serve moong dal kachori with imli chutney.



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