Thursday, April 25, 2013

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     Raj kachori is one of my favourite chaat and order where ever I find it in the menu in restaurants. I have had this 2-3 times and love it a lot.  But now its more than 2 yrs since I had it. Somehow I remembered last weekend and thought of trying on my own at home. So finally I made yesterday and had it heartily. And I am disclaiming this recipe may not be the authentic one, but I can assure it turns out to be finger licking good.Happy. Vj too loved it when I made it for  him. Its sure full of calories with all those deep fried stuffs and curd, still, once in a while its sure a treat for you. You can make your guest wonder too by making this for them. You can make the sev, both chutneys a day ahead, even if you want to make (if you have large air tight containers) you can make the puris too ahead and make your job easier the day when you are preparing. All the chaat recipes have few ingredients to make, but once you make and keep it, you can enjoy these easily. Please refer to the chutney recipes and sev and papdi recipes by following the links in the ingredients table.

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Raj Kachori Recipe

Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Snacks
Prep Time: 20 mins    |  Cook time:20 mins    Serves: 4

Ingredients

For the puri 


Maida/ All purpose flour  1 cup 
ceroti / fine semolina*  1/4 cup 
Corn flour  1 tsp 
Oil  2 tblsp 
Salt  As needed 
Oil  for deep frying 

* Optional

Other ingredients for making raj kachori

Potato 1 or 2
Kabuli channa(brown chickpeas) 1/2 cup
Whole green moong 1/2 cup
Curd 1 cup
Sugar 1 tsp
Papdi* 5-6
Green chuntey As needed
Sweet chutney As needed
Sev As needed
Coriander leaves, chopped As needed
Chaat masala* As needed
Red chilli powder As needed

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Method

  1. Soak both channa and green moong over night and pressure cook separately for 3 whistles. You can cook potato along with this too.In a mixing bowl, mix the flour with semolina, corn flour, salt, oil well and make a tight dough by sprinkling water little by little. Let it set for minimum 1 hr so that it will be easy to roll.1-raj 
  2. After an hour knead well to a smooth dough and divide into equal size balls say 6- depending on how big you want the kachori.2-raj
  3. Roll into a round circles. Heat oil in a kadai and let it be hot. Drop the puri one by one , it should puff up as shown in the picture. So make sure the oil is hot enough.3-raj
  4. After it puffs up, lower the flame to maximum low and cook both side to get a golden brown crispy puri. Make all the ingredients ready including the chutneys.4-raj
  5. At the time of serving, you can break the puri in the middle and fill it with mashed potaotes, channa, moong and a crushed papdi. Add both the chutneys.5-raj
  6. Beat curd smoothly with little salt and sugar. Top the kachori with generous curd, both chutneys again and sprinkle sev over and garnish with more channa and moong and coriander leaves. You can also sprinkle the chaat masala and red chilli powders as needed.6-raj

Notes

    • The puri should be crisp for this and make sure you fry in low flame to make it crisp.
    • I like mine on sweeter side, so add lots of sweet chutney and add sugar in curd. So adjust the ingredients according to suit your taste.
    • You can use ready made store bought sev and chutneys available in the stores for easy job or pre plan and make the before day and keep.
    • You can also top pomegranate in this. Amchur powder can be sprinkled.

Blissfully delicious RAJ Kachori, serve immediately as you prepare. Enjoy the royal treat! Its full of deliciousness Drooling.

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29 comments:

  1. wonderful photos :) But generally they deep fry the dough along with the stuffed one ! then they put the hole and add the curd and other stuffs !

    Yours look easy and wll try whenever i plan for poori !

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    1. Ya usual kachori is like that, where I have tasted, they did this way only. Simple and tasty :)

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  2. wow looks fab...this method looks better than those stuffed ones which is pretty tricky..

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  3. amazing clicks....the alternate white, red, green chutney stripes are luking gorgeous!!

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  4. OMG your pics are too good...awesome raks and kachori is my all time fav

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  5. Awesome Raji ...looks wonderfully yummy..

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  6. I have no words to say.. So so yummy.

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  7. I love any chaat ...this one is no exception..though I never ate raj kachori of this method ...Looks too tempting

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  8. Absolutely drool-worthy pics!

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  9. First of i want to say, that's a beautiful and stunning clicks... Amazing ! When comes to kachori, this is the simplest way we can do ! Bookmarking !

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  10. Superb pics and very simple, easy to do method of preparation - you and the Raj Kachori rock!!!

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  11. Omg, i want that plate rite now, Raj kachori is in my to do list since a long...Drooling here.

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  12. wow awesome dear....am drooling and luv the presentation and clicks....
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  13. your clicks make me drooling, now i have to make this.

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  14. Wish i could be your guest soon to have this delicious raj kachori. Beautiful clicks and totally tempting

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  15. wonderfully prepared...looks perfect dear

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  16. Awesome looking raj kachoris. Great pics as well.
    Deepa

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  17. luks gorgeous and liked the presentation

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  19. Any chat with curd is my fav...I love kachori so sure to like this too...Looks delicious and pretty clicks!

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  20. Slurrp ! This is actually making me drool! I love chaat in any form and this one beats them all! Wonderful pictures too.

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  21. my hubby fav so happy to see ur recipe lovely chaat.Loving it.

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  22. exactly as we see it,too mouth watering pics. recipe is good though we use equal amt of semolina and maida

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  23. uff raks pls dont put such tempting pics..am drooling all over...one plate pls :)

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  24. I like chats very much this one is Yummmm!!!!!!!

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  25. I tried many kachori recipes but this one is awesome...good job

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  26. I tried many kachori recipes but this one is awesome...good job

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