Sunday, 27 May 2012

MOONG DAL KACHORI & AALU KI SABZI

MOONG DAL KACHORI & AALU KI SABZI








MOONG DAL KACHORI
INGREDIENTS
  • Maida-250 grams
  • Chilling cold water to knead the dough
  • Ajwain-1/4 teaspoon
  • Oil-1-2 tablespoon
  • Salt-1 teaspoon
  • Moong Dal-50 grams
  • Red chilli powder-1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala-1/4 teaspoon
  • Oil for deep frying
METHOD
  • Take maida & add oil to it. Mix well with the hands & then add 1/2 teaspoon salt & ajwain.Mix well.
  • Knead the dough for kachoris using chilling cold water.
  • Don't knead it too much, just use a light hand.
  • Keep it aside for around 20 mins.



  • Wash the moong dal & let it dry completely.


  • Take 1 tablespoon oil in a pan & add moong dal to it. Roast till it turns brown. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt, chilli powder to taste & 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder. Roast it properly.  

  • After roasting, grind the moong dal to a powder & add small quantity of water to it to make it of a filling consistency.



  • Divide the dough into small balls & fill in the center the moong dal filling prepared.

  • Flatten the balls with the hands. Don't use rolling pin to flatten the balls as it might make pores in the kachori which do not allow deep frying.

  • Deep fry the kachoris till they turn brown in color.
  • Kachoris are ready to serve.



AALU KI SABZI
INGREDIENTS
  • Boiled & mashed potatoes-4
  • Tomatoes (puree form)-2 small
  • Asoefoetida (hing)-a pinch
  • Cumin seeds (jeera)-1/4 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder (dhania powder)-1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder-1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder-1/4 teaspoon
  • Kasoori methi-a pinch
  • Oil-1 tablespoon
  • Water-1-2 cups
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
METHOD
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan.
  • Add hing & cumin seeds.
  • Once the cumin seed start to crackle add tomato & 1 teaspoon dhania powder.
  • Once the tomatoes start leaving oil add salt, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder & 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder & a pinch of kasoori methi.
  • Once the mixture leaves oil, add 1-2 cups water.
  • Give it a good boil & then add mashed potatoes.
  • Cover it with a lid & cook for around 10-15 minutes.
  • Check it if it is cooked & turn off the flame.
  • Garnish it wish coriander leaves.
  • Aalu ki sabzi is ready to be served with the kachori.



6 comments:

Rachna Singh Puri said...

I tried this and was a big hit with my family. I love your site and the nice instructions for each dish...god bless u :)!

SHILPY MALHOTRA said...

Thank u :)

Danish Nathani said...

I tried this recipe it was fabulous.
I like it

Danish Nathani said...

I tried this recipe it was fabulous.
I like it

Danish Nathani said...

I tried this recipe it was fabulous.
I like it

Neelima said...

Thanks a lot Shilpy for the amazing recipe...the kachoris turned out really well!!
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