Sattu ki Kachori

Sattu ki Kachori

Ingredients for Sattu ki Kachori to prepare dough:

  • Wheat flour - 400 grams or 2 cup
  • Oil - 1 to 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt - add to taste (1 tsp)

for dough:

  • Sattu  - 150 grams or less than 1 cup
  • Ghee/oil  - 1 1/2  tbsp
  • Heeng(asafoetida)  - 1 pinch
  • Jeera(cumin seeds) - 1/2 tsp
  • Dhaniya(coriander) powder - 1 tsp
  • Green chilli - 2 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger - 1 inch long piece(grated)
  • Red chilli powder-  1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala  - 1/4 tsp
  • Amchur(mango) powder  - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - add to taste ( 1 tsp)
  • Green Dhaniya(coriander) - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Oil - to fry kachoris

How to make Sattu ki Kachori

Filter flour in a utensil, put oil and salt in it and mix. With the help of warm water knead the flour. Cover the dough and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.  To prepare Pitthi(stuffing)  filter Sattu and keep in a utensil, heat Ghee in a pan(kadhai) then add Heeng and Jeera in it.
Once Jeera is fried add green chilli and ginger. Now put Sattu, Dhaniya powder and stir fry till color turns brown (Sattu fries instantly as it is already roasted). In this roasted Sattu add red chilli powder, Garam masala, Amchur powder, salt, Green Dhaniya and mix well. . The stuffing for Kachori is ready.
Pour oil in a pan and heat, from the Kachori's dough break off a piece as big as a lemon. Expand it with your fingers, place 1 tsp of stuffing on it, wrap up the piece and close it. Keeping it on your palm press gently with the other hand and expand a little. Now place it on a board and roll it into a Kachori (with a rolling pin)2 1/2- 3 inches in diameter. Kachori should be thick. Make 4-5 Kachoris in this way, put them in hot oil and cook on a medium flame. Turn the Kachoris regularly and fry till they turn brown. Repeat this process with the remaining Kachoris.

Serves - 4

Cooking time - 40 minutes