Friday, April 5, 2013

Gobhi-Pyaaz Kachori

For the dough:
2 cups maida/all purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
Pinch of baking soda
5-6 Tbsp melted ghee

For the stuffing:
1/4 cauliflower - minced
1 small onion - finely chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp fennel seeds
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1 Tbsp amchur powder
1/4 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1/4 tsp turmervic powder
1 green chili - finely chopped
1 tsp grated ginger
1/2 tsp salt


1) Mix the flour, salt, baking soda, ghee. Add water and make a dough. Cover in muslin cloth and set aside for 15-20 mins
2) Heat 2 Tbsp oil in a frying pan. Add cumin seeds and fennel seeds - wait for it to splutter.
3) Add onion, grated ginger and green chilli. Fry until onion changes colour.
4) Add all the powders and cauliflower. Mix and fry for a minute or two. Check for salt.
5) Divide the dough and stuffing into 12 equal parts.
6) Roll a ball of dough into a 2  inch circle. Place stuffing in the middle and cover it by bringing the sides together and sealing the edges.
7) Pat it into a 2 1/2 inch circle.
8) Heat oil in a frying pan on slow flame. Once heated, place the kachori until it turns into golden brown.
9) Do the same for the rest.

Serve with green chutney and tamarind chutney.

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