How to make Poha Aloo Kachori -

Pressed rice and bread dough stuffed with spicy peanut mixture and deep fried. It is super quick and easy tea time snack. Poha Aloo Kachori is a must try.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Pressed Rice, White bread slices (सफेद ब्रेड)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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For more recipes related to Poha Aloo Kachori checkout Kanda Poha, Poha Balls, Poha Cutlets, Khatta Meetha Chiwda . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Suji Pancakes Moong Idli - SK Khazana Burritos Veg Peshawari Kababs

Poha Aloo Kachori

Poha Aloo Kachori Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Poha Aloo Kachori Recipe

  • Pressed Rice soaked and drained 1 cup

  • White bread slices 4

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon

  • Potato boiled, peeled and mashed 1 small

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • For stuffing

  • Roasted peanuts 1 cup

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3-4

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Trim edges of bread slices, cut them into small cubes and put into a bowl.

Step 2

Add pressed rice, salt, black pepper powder and potato and mix well and knead into a soft dough. Add lemon juice and knead again.

Step 3

To prepare stuffing, put peanuts in another bowl, add green chillies, ginger, red chilli powder, dried mango powder and salt and mix well. Add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 5

Divide the dough into 8 equal balls. Shape each portion into a katori, place some stuffing in it, gather the edges and roll into a ball and seal neatly. Dampen your palms and flatten the kachoris between them.

Step 6

Deep-fry the kachori in hot oil till golden and crisp on both the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Place the kachoris on a serving plate and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.