How to make Chana Dal Kachori - Sk Khazana -

Kachori is a deep-fried dumpling which is a very popular street food. Kachori can be filled with a variety of stuffing. Here we have used chana dal, flavoured with some simple masalas

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Split Bengal gram, Refined flour

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chana Dal Kachori - Sk Khazana

Chana Dal Kachori - Sk Khazana Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chana Dal Kachori - Sk Khazana Recipe

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal), soaked for 30 minutes and drained 1/2 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Baking soda 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Hot oil 2 1/2 tablespoons + for drizzling + to deep fry

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Cashew nuts roughly chopped 6-8

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fennel powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Take refined flour in a bowl, add baking soda, salt, 2½ tbsps hot oil and sufficient water and knead into soft dough. Drizzle some oil over the dough, cover and set aside.

Step 2

Put the drained split Bengal gram in a mixer jar and grind coarsely with very little water.

Step 3

To make the stuffing, heat ghee in a non-stick kadai, add ginger, green chilli, cashew nuts and ground gram, mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add chilli powder, fennel powder, coriander powder, asafoetida, salt, garam masala powder and a little water, mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat, add lemon juice, mix well and set aside to cool down to room temperature.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in another kadai.

Step 6

Divide both dough and stuffing mixture into equal portions. Stuff each dough portion with a portion of the stuffing, shape into balls ensuring that the stuffing is completely covered with the dough.

Step 7

Slide in the kachoris into hot oil and deep-fry, on low heat, till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Arrange on a serving platter and serve hot.

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