Dal ki Khasta Kachori aur Aloo ki Tarkari | Pak Ladies

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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