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  • Khasta Kachori Recipe

    khasta kachori is a delicious and spicy deep-fried puri-shaped snack consisting of moong dal, urad dal and some aromatic spices. There are many other varieties of kachori like mawa kachori, dry kachori, raj kachori etc. but the crispy kachori of moong dal is most popular in India especially in North India. We are sharing a special recipe of Khasta Kachori which is not only delicious but also healthy. You can also make healthy kachori at your home by following this recipe.

    Khasta Kachori is a popular Indian snack known for its crispy texture. It is a deep fried small puri shaped snack that is stuffed with mixture of spiced lentils or onion mixture.

    To make khasta kachori, a dough is prepared using refined flour, ghee, carom seeds, salt and water. The dough is then evenly divided into small balls and each ball is rolled into circles. The stuffing, usually made from a combination of soaked and ground lentils, and spices, is placed in the center of the rolled dough. The edges are then sealed and the filled dough is shaped into a flat round patty like a small puri. The prepared kachoris are deep fried till golden brown and crispy.

    You can serve khasta kachori with tamarind or mint chutney. Crispy Kachori is a popular street food snack in India, often enjoyed with a cup of hot tea or as part of a chaat (Indian street food) platter. Its crisp and salty taste, combined with the aromatic filling, makes it a delight for the taste buds.

    Whether relished as a snack or as part of a celebration, Khasta Kachori is a beloved dish that brings flavor to any culinary experience.

    • Preparation Time :
    • 20 Minutes
    • Cooking Time :
    • 20 Minutes
    • Meal Type :
    • Appetizers and Snack



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khasta kachori Ingredients


For Immunity Masala

Turmeric Powder2 TablespoonAshwagandha powder1 Teaspoon
Pipli Powder1/4 Teaspoon  

For Kachori Stuffing

Yellow Moong Dal2 Heaped TablespoonUrad Dhuli Dal3 Heaped Tablespoon
Immunity Masala1 Teaspoon (Prepared)Ginger1/2 Inch
Green Chilli2Roasted Fennel Seeds1/2 Teaspoon
Carom Seeds (Ajwain)a PinchSalt1/2 Teaspoon or As Per Taste
Chaat Masala1 Teaspoon  

For Sabji

Potatoes, Boiled and Diced4 MediumGhee Or Oil1 Tablespoon + For Deep Fry
Fennel Seeds1/4 TeaspoonCoriander Seeds1/4 Teaspoon
Immunity Masala (Prepared)1 TeaspoonGreen Chilli, Chopped2
Salt1/2 Teaspoon or As Per TasteGinger, Chopped1 Inch
Chaat Masala1/2 teaspoon  

For Kachori

Refined Flour (Maida)1 CupGhee2 Tablespoon
Carom Seeds (Ajwain)1/4 TeaspoonSaltA Pinch
Chilled WaterAs RequiredGhee Or OilFor Deep Fry

Direction To Make

Soak both the dal, urad dal and moong dal in water for at least 1 hour.

Immunity Masala

  • Take turmeric powder, ashwagandha powder and pipli powder in a bowl and mix well. Immunity masala is ready, keep it aside for further use.

Kachori Stuffing

  • In a grinder, grind soaked lentils, urad dal and moong dal, 1 teaspoon immunity masala, ginger, green chillies, roasted fennel seeds, carom seeds and salt and make a coarse paste.
  • Transfer the kachori stuffing to a bowl and add chaat masala to it and mix well.
  • The stuffing is ready, set it aside for further use.

Potato Sabji

  • Boil and peel the potatoes, cut into small pieces.
  • Heat ghee or oil to deep fry in a pan on medium heat. When the ghee is medium hot, add potatoes and deep fry them till they become golden brown and crisp.
  • Transfer them to a bowl.
  • Crush fennel seeds and coriander seeds.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee or oil in a pan on medium heat, when it gets hot, add crushed fennel seeds, coriander seeds, chopped ginger, green chilies and fry for a few seconds while stirring. Add fried potatoes and mix well.
  • Add salt, 1 teaspoon immunity masala and chaat masala, mix well and fry for a minute.
  • Potato sabji is ready. Keep it aside.


  • Take 1 cup maida in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoon ghee to it and mix well. Add salt and carom seeds and mix well. Gradually add chilled water and knead a little hard dough.
  • Cover it with a muslin cloth. Set it aside to rest for 15 - 20 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, divide the dough into 4 - 5 portions. Take a portion of the dough and make a round ball out of it, press it between your palms to make it flat. Take a spoonful of stuffing and place it on top of the dough.
  • To cover the stuffing, fold the side of the dough and make a ball from it so that the stuffing does not come out of it. Press them between your palms and make them flat.
  • Make all the raw kachoris in this way.
  • Heat the ghee or oil to deep fry, when it gets hot, add raw kachoris one by one and fry them over medium heat while they turn golden brown and crisp.
  • Enjoy Crispy Kachori with Potato sabji.


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