Dal ki Khasta Kachori aur Aloo ki Tarkari

Dal ki Khasta Kachori aur Aloo ki Tarkari

Dal ki Khasta Kachori

Dal ki Khasta Kachori aur Aloo ki Tarkari

Ingredients for Dough:

  1. Plain flour or chapatti flour – 2 cups
  2. Salt – to taste
  3. Melted ghee – ¼ cup
  • Mix flour, ghee and salt, with water in a bowl and make a firm dough.
  • Keep set aside for 10 to 15 minutes.

Ingredients for Filling:

  1. Chana daal  (lentil) – ½ cup soaked for half an hour
  2. Red crushed chilli – ½ tsp
  3. Salt – to Taste
  4. Garam masala powder – ½ tsp


  • Boil soaked lentil and then grind with red crushed chilli, salt and garam masala powder.
  • Divide the dough in portions and make balls by rolling between greased palms (to avoid sticking).
  • Once it is done cover them with a moist cloth.
  • Roll out one ball of dough at a time.
  • You can do this by pressing with hand.
  • Place one portion of lentil mixture at the centre of the circle, gather the edges in the centre and pinch to seal the ball properly.
  • Make sure that it is properly sealed it will make small bursts while frying.
  • Roll each ball out very gently or flatten with your hands, to approximately 5-6 cm. 2.5 inches diameter.
  • Continue until all kachori are ready to fry.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan.
  • Add kachori and deep fry from both sides until it turns golden brown.
  • Now Khasta kachori is ready to serve.
  • Serve hot with aloo (potato curry) tarkari.

Aloo ki Tarkari (potato curry)


  1. Boiled potato – ½ kg
  2. Oil – 2 tbsp
  3. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  4. Turmeric powder – ¾ tsp
  5. Red crushed chilli – 1 tsp
  6. Salt – 1 tsp
  7. Onion seeds – ½ tsp


  • Take a pan, add oil and fry cumin seeds.
  • Then add boiled potato (along water), turmeric powder, red crushed chilli, salt, garam masala and onion seeds.
  • Cover and cook on low heat until done.
  • Then garnish with fresh coriander and green chillies.
  • Serve with kachories.


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