Khasta Dal Kachori Recipe


  • 3/4th cup skinless dried black beans (urad)
  • 4 cups Flour (atta)
  • 1 green chili chopped
  • 1/2tsp Salt
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1tbsp anise seeds (Saunf)
  • 1tsp coriander seeds
  • 1tsp white cumin seeds
  • 1/2tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4th tsp asafoetida powder



* 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.

Recipe Contributed By:

Doly Chhabra



Time Taken: 15 minutes


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