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moong dal kachori
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Moong dal kachori-aloo ki sabji

Moong dal kachori and aloo sabji is a standard street snack from north India.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: aloo ki sabzi, aloo sabji, banaras, bedmi kachori, bedmi poori, kachori and aloo sabji, kachori sabzi, moong dal kachori, mung dal kachori aur aloo sabzi
Servings: 4

Ingredients

For Kachori dough

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • cup oil for the dough
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ajwain carom seeds
  • water to knead the dough
  • oil for frying

For filling

  • 1 cup soaked mung dal so that it softens
  • 1 cup moong dal soaked for few hours in water
  • 1 teaspoon amchur dry mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small bunch of coriander chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder optional

For potato curry

  • 4 boiled potatoes
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 bay leaf

Spices

  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried mango powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoon dried fenugreek leaves
  • Salt as per taste
  • Garnish: 1 tablespoon chopped coriander

Instructions

Kachori dough

  • Mix the flour and ⅓ cup oil together and start mixing by hand until you get a crumbly mixtures.
  • Add little water to knead a medium soft dough(not too hard/soft)
  • Cover and rest it for 20 min while you make the filling.

Moong dal filling

  • Boil the mung dal for 15-20 minutes or until soft,do not overcook it.
  • Drain the excess water and allow to cool down.
  • Grind it coarsley and keep it aside
  • Heat oil,add ginger & chillies,saute for few minutes.
  • Add the cooked dal with spices,cook for few minutes,turn off the heat.

For kachori

  • Take some dough and flatten into a small circle of approx 3 inches.
  • Put spoonful of filling within the center of the dough.
  • Pull the edges to close it and also press slightly to flatten them.
  • Heat oil and fry on low heat until brown on both sides.
  • Before adding the next batch,turn off the heat and allow the oil to cool down a bit

For Potato curry

  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add cumin,fenugreek as well as bay leaf and ginger.Let it splutter.
  • In bowl, mix turmeric,cumin & coriander with little water.
  • Add this mixture and let it cook for a min.
  • Now, add 2 cups water and boiled potatoes,salt.Let it boil.
  • Mix dried mango powder, garam masala, fenugreek leaves and cook for 5 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander.