Khasta Kachori-Vegan lentil pasties are the perfect partner for evening tea.
What is khasta?
Khasta means crunchy.Kachori is a fried flaky pastry.
Spicy and a bit sweet and very crunchy(khasta).Hence, a great snack.There is a variety of kachori in India.Rajasthani kachori or pyaz ki kachori/onion kachori,Urad dal kachori,raj kachori,aloo kachori,moong dal kachori with aloo sabji.
You can fry them a day earlier to any party.Just store it and serve Date chutney- khajoor chutney anytime you have guests for a surprise tea party.
Even add some sev,tamarind/date chutney,yogurt,boondi.mint chutney and make a kachori chaat.
Who said vegan food is a bland salad?
Salads are great but definitely for a diet plan.For a cheat day,this is all you need.Anyone who said vegan food is boring.Definitely,they were not seeing the Indian snack menu.These are perfect munchies when you travel.Make it,store it.Serve it for kitty party or for any gatherings.Goes perfectly with date/tamarind or mint chutney.Store them in a dry container for a long time.
Easy to make and very tasty.It will be your signature dish for many parties.
Why my Kachori is not crispy? Tips for a perfect kachori
Fry all the 'kachoris' at the lowest flame possible.When you start frying check by putting a small amount of dough in oil.It should sizzle and come up slowly.If you cook them on a high flame, they will swell up like a 'poori'.
We have used less plain flour or Maida in this recipe to make it healthier. You can also make it with plain flour.
However it is still fried.Hence, be a little mindful of this.I love them and find it so hard to resist.I can hardly wait to finish the whole jar.
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