Khasta Kachori-SK Khazana

As the name suggests these kachoris are crisp on the outside with a spicy masala inside This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Khasta Kachori-SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Refined flour (maida), Baking soda
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Khasta Kachori-SK Khazana

  • 1 cup Refined flour (maida)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking soda
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 1/2 tabl to deep fry Oil
  • 1/2 cup Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) soaked
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 Green chilli chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Cashewnuts chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Fennel (saunf) powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder q
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice


  1. Mix together refined flour, baking soda, salt and hot oil in a bowl. Add sufficient water, mix well and knead into a soft dough. Drizzle some more oil, knead and set aside.
  2. Drain and coarsely grind black gram with a little water. Set aside.
  3. Heat ghee in a non-stick kadai. Add ginger, green chilli, cashewnuts and ground black gram. Mix well and sauté for 2 minutes.
  4. Add chilli powder, fennel powder, coriander powder, asafoetida, salt and garam masala powder and little water, mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat and add lemon juice, mix well and set aside.
  5. Divide the dough into equal portions, stuff each with a portion of cooked mixture and shape into balls.
  6. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry kachoris on low heat till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
  7. Cool and serve or store in airtight container.