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Author vahchef Yield No Value
Published Sep 27, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Flour Standing Time 1 hour


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Coriander Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Skinless Dried Black Beans (urad) 3/4 Cup
Anise Seeds (Saunf) 1 Tablespoons
Asafoetida Powder 1/4 Teaspoons
Red Chili Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
White Cumin Seeds 1 Teaspoons
Oil To Fry
Salt 1/2 Teaspoons
Green Chili Chopped 1 Cup
Flour (atta) 4 Cup


  • Soak the beans in water overnight then rinse and drain.
  • Sift the flour and gradually add enough water to make soft dough. Cover the dough with damp cloth and leave for 30 minutes.
  • Grind the drained beans with the chili powder, salt and spices to make stuffing. Mix well and divide it into 16 equal portions.
  • Divide the dough into 16, using wet hands, and smear each portion with a little oil.
  • Flatten and roll out into 2inch round.
  • Wrap one portion of stuffing in each round and roll into a smooth ball, using greased hands.
  • Flatten and roll into a 3-4 inch round.
  • Heat plenty of oil in a deep frying pan or a kadhai.
  • Now lift the rolled kachori and carefully slip it into the hot oil.
  • Immediately start flickering hot oil over the top of it with a spatula so that it will swell up like a ball.
  • This should take only a few seconds. Flip the kachori over and cook the other side until golden brown.Serve the dal kachori hot with chutney.
  • Posted Sep 27, 2007

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    pankaj Mar 19, 2011
    it is good but a bit confusing . some things are not quiet clear.this is good for those people who already know how to make it and just need a helping hint

    tejas Feb 20, 2011

    Vartika Jan 22, 2009
    Please upload the video of khasta daal kachori.Thanks in advance.

    Salma Shaikh Jul 7, 2008
    Please forward the video clip for the same

    kiran Feb 7, 2008
    please send video for this .

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