Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Green Peas Kachori With Dum Aloo

This month for the south-vs-north-challenge  an event started by Divya Pramil   it was decided that the members will post any of the previous recipes which they had missed out .

So I chose this yummy Kachori with Dum Aloo recipe which was challenge by a dear blogger friend  Sanoli Ghosh   for the month of february and at that time I had not joined the group .

 I am so glad that I tried it as  turned out to be one hit recipe .The kachoris were simply delicious and combined with Dum Aloo they were simply irresistible.

This was really a wonderful dish Sanoli . Glad that I got a chance to make it.








Ingredients :

For the outer cover :

 2 cups .....................maida
4 tbsp........................oil
1 tsp........................salt
oil for deep frying

Knead a soft but firm dough using water and keep aside covered with a wet muslin cloth
till further use.



For  the filling :

2 cups ..................shelled green peas
2 tbsp...................ginger chilly and coriander ( roughly ground )
1 tsp....................cumin seeds ( roughly crushed)
1 tsp....................fennel seeds ( roughly crushed)
1/2 tsp....................cumin - coriander powder
1/2 tsp...................turmeric powder
2 tbsp....................oil
salt

Method :

Par boil the green peas and when cold grind them coarsely in the grinder without water.





In a non stick pan heat oil and add cumin seeds.

Then add ginger chilly coriander paste and saute till it gives out nice aroma.

Now add roughly ground peas and saute till the rawness disappears.

Add all masalas and salt and stir for 5 minutes.

The filling for kachoris is ready.


To make kachoris :

Make 15 to 16 balls of the dough .

Also make same number of balls of the filling.

Roll the balls into puri shape.



Put the filling and cover from all sides.



Press and roll the puri taking care that the filling doesn't come out.

Deep fry in hot oil till golden and crisp.

Serve hot with dum aloo.







For Dum Aloo :

5 to 6 .....................potatoes ( boiled)
2 to 3 ....................tomatoes (finely chopped)
1/2 tsp..................cumin seeds ( roughly crushed )
1/2 tsp .................fennel seeds ( roughly crushed)
2..........................bay leaves
2 to 3 .................cinnamon pieces
3 to 4 ................cloves
1 tsp....................ginger and chilly ( finely chopped)
1 tsp..................cumin coriander powder
1/2 tsp...............garam masala
1 tsp...................red chilly powder
1/2 tsp..............turmeric powder
1 cup................sour yogurt
4 tbsp...............oil
oil for deep frying potatoes
chopped coriander leaves ( for garnishing)
salt

Method :

Peel and cube the boiled potatoes.

Deep fry them till golden and keep aside.




Heat oil in a pan and add cumin , fennel , cloves , cinnamon and bay leaf.

Now add tomatoes and saute till oil separates.

Add all the masala powders and saute till it gives out nice aroma.

Add whipped yogurt and saute for 5 minutes.

Add fried potatoes and stir for 2 minutes.

If too thick add little water .

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with peas kachori.






















5 comments:

  1. Perfect combo , looks so yummy ...

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  2. delicious combo :) kachori and dum aloo looks fantastic dear !!

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  3. OMG! Wonderfully done Kachoris, thanks Nayana. I am just spell bound dear. Glad to know you relished this combo.

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