Upavas Ki Kachori Recipe - Snack for fasts made of unusual combine of potato and sweet potato stuffed with coconut.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes(शक्करकंद), Potato(आलू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snack

Upavas Ki Kachori

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!

 

Upavas Ki Kachori Recipe - how to make Upavas Ki Kachori

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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients

  • Sweet potatoes 2 medium

  • Potato 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies 4-5

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Fresh coriander leaves 1 cup

  • Coconut 1 cup

  • Nachni/ragi for dusting

Method

Step 1

Clean, wash potatoes and sweet potatoes and then boil them. Peel, mash and pass through a sieve.

Step 2

Add a little salt, mix well and keep aside. Remove stems, wash and finely chop green chillies. Clean, wash and finely chop coriander leaves.

Step 3

Heat one tablespoon of ghee and add chopped green chillies. Remove from heat and add scraped coconut and chopped coriander.

Step 4

Add salt to taste and mix well. Make small roundels of the mashed potato mixture. Flatten the dough and fill the prepared filling in the center.

Step 5

Use up both the mixtures in this manner. Heat sufficient ghee in a kadai. Dust the kachories with ragi flour and deep fry till golden and crisp.

Step 6

Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

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