Matar Ki Kachori

Crispy kachoris stuffed with a spicy green pea mixture..- this recipe of matar kachori is flaky & crisp, stuffed with indian spiced matar mixture. - Delicious to the core, that's what this Matar ki Kachori is! You would never have, really, tasted a kachori with such a flavourful filling. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Matar Ki Kachori
Main Ingredients Refined flour, Green peas
Cuisine Uttar Pradesh
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Matar Ki Kachori

  • 1 1/2 cups Refined flour
  • 1 cup Green peas
  • to taste Salt
  • 5 tablespoons Desi ghee
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • Stuffing
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 cup Green peas blanched & crushed
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 tablespoon Split Bengal gram (chana dal),roasted and powdered
  • 1 tablespoon Garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • to taste Salt
  • a few sprigs Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped


  1. Place maida and salt in a bowl. Add desi ghee and mix well. Knead into a smooth dough using sufficient water. Cover with a moist cloth and set aside for half an hour. Heat oil in a pan, temper with cumin seeds, coriander seeds, fennel seeds and chopped green chillies. Sauté for half a minute, add crushed green peas and asafoetida and mix.
  2. Add chana dal powder, garam masala powder, chaat masala and salt. Mix well. Remove from heat and cool. Add chopped coriander leaves and divide into twelve to sixteen equal sized portions. Divide dough into twelve to sixteen equal sized balls.
  3. Flatten a ball slightly and place a portion of the stuffing. Cover, seal edges and flatten. Roll out lightly with a rolling pin. Repeat with the remaining dough. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry kachoris on medium heat till brown and crisp. Drain and serve with a chutney of your choice.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1979
Carbohydrates 168.7
Protein 35.3
Fat 129.2
Other Fiber Fiber- 19gm