Onion Kachori Recipe

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Onion Kachori is a stuffed deep fried spicy snack that is very popular in India. You can find different varieties of Kachoris all over India. Basically, the outer layer of all Kachori is made by using the same kind of dough but the stuffing is varied.

Onion Kachori is a popular Indian snack that is made from a deep-fried pastry filled with a spiced onion filling. It is a popular street food in India and can be found in most street-side food stalls. It is a popular breakfast dish in many parts of India, and is also enjoyed as a snack or a light meal.

The pastry for the kachori is made from a mixture of flour, water, and oil. The filling is made from a mixture of chopped onions, spices, and sometimes, lentils. The kachori is then deep-fried until it becomes golden brown and crispy.

The key ingredients in Onion Kachori include flour, water, oil, onions, and spices such as cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, coriander powder, and red chili powder. The filling can also include lentils, adding a nice texture and protein to the kachori.

Onion Kachori is best served hot, with tamarind chutney, mint chutney or yogurt. It can also be enjoyed with a cup of tea or coffee, making it perfect for a snack or a light meal.

Onion kachori is a popular street food in India and a staple breakfast dish in many parts of India. The dish is a perfect balance of savory and spicy and its crispy exterior and soft interior make it a perfect snack. The filling can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator, making it easy to make a batch of kachoris quickly.

How to make Onion Kachori at home

  1. In a bowl or a plate take 2 cups of maida or all-purpose flour, ½ tsp black cumin seeds, ½ tsp carom seeds, ¼ tsp baking soda, salt and ghee.
  2. With your fingertips mix 2 tsp ghee with the flour for a few minutes. You have to mix well, till you get a bread crumb like texture in the flour.
  3. Then add water and knead to a smooth dough.
  4. Cover the dough and let rest for 15 minutes.
  5. Heat a pan and add oil.
  6. Add ½ tsp carom seeds, 2 large sliced onions, 1 tsp crushed coriander seeds, ½ tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp red chilli powder, ½ tsp turmeric, salt, saute and stir for 3 minutes on low flame.
  7. Add 3 tsps roasted gram flour and mix well.
  8. Let the mixture cool down.
  9. Now make small balls from this mixture.
  10. After 15 minutes, lightly kneed the dough and divide the dough in equal portions.
  11. Take a portion of the dough and flatten it with the help of your fingers.
  12. Now place the mixture stuffing ball on the dough and bring the edges of the dough together and join them at the center. Excess dough can be pinched off and removed.
  13. Press and then flatten the kachori.
  14. Stuff and prepare all the Kachoris this way.
  15. Heat oil for frying and keep the flame to a low. when the oil is hot enough, you can add the kachoris.
  16. Fry on a low to low to medium flame till the kachoris become golden brown.

In conclusion, Onion Kachori is a popular Indian snack that is made from a deep-fried pastry filled with a spiced onion filling. It is a popular street food in India and can be found in most street-side food stalls. It is a popular breakfast dish in many parts of India, and is also enjoyed as a snack or a light meal. The dish is a perfect balance of savory and spicy and its crispy exterior and soft interior make it a perfect snack. The filling can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator, making it easy to make a batch of kachoris quickly.

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Onion Kachori

Onion Kachori

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Ingredients

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For Dough

  • 3 cups maida/all-purpose flour
  • ½/ tsp black cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp Carom seeds/Ajwain
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • salt
  • water

 

For Stuffing

  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp carom seeds/Ajwain
  • 2 big onion, sliced
  • ½ tsp crushed coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • salt
  • 3 tsp roasted gram flour

Instructions

  1. In a bowl or a plat take maida or all-purpose flour, black cumin seeds, carom seeds, baking soda, salt and ghee.
  2. With your fingertips mix the ghee with the flour for a few minutes. You have to mix well, till you get a bread crumb like texture in the flour.
  3. Then add water and knead to a smooth dough.
  4. Cover the dough and let rest for 15 minutes.
  5. Heat a pan and add oil.
  6. Add carom seeds, sliced onion, crushed coriander seeds, cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric, salt, saute and stir for 3 minutes on low flame.
  7. Add roasted gram flour and mix well.
  8. Let the mixture cool down.
  9. Now make small balls from this mixture.
  10. After 15 minutes, lightly kneed the dough and divide the dough in equal portions.
  11. Take a portion of the dough and flatten it with the help of your fingers.
  12. Now place the mixture stuffing ball on the dough and bring the edges of the dough together and join them at the center. Excess dough can be pinched off and removed.
  13. Press and then flatten the kachori.
  14. Stuff and prepare all the Kachoris this way.
  15. Heat oil for frying and keep the flame to a low. when the oil is hot enough, you can add the kachoris.
  16. Fry on a low to low to medium flame till the kachoris become golden brown.
  17. Serve kachoris warm with chutney.

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