Upavas Ki Kachori

Snack for fasts made of unusual combine of potato and sweet potato stuffed with coconut. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Upavas Ki Kachori

  • 2 medium Sweet Potatoes
  • 1 medium Potatoes
  • to taste Salt
  • 4-5 Green chillies
  • 1 tablespoon + to deep fry Ghee
  • 1 cup Fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 cup Coconut
  • for dusting Nachni/ragi


  1. Clean, wash potatoes and sweet potatoes and then boil them. Peel, mash and pass through a sieve.
  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.
  3. Heat one tablespoon of ghee and add chopped green chillies. Remove from heat and add scraped coconut and chopped coriander.
  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.
  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.
  6. Drain onto an absorbent paper. Serve hot with coconut chutney.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1317
Carbohydrates 101.4
Protein 10.5
Fat 96.7