daal-kachoriDaal Kachori is a spicy snack popular in various parts of Pakistan,  India including Uttar Pradesh,  Rajasthan, Delhi,  Maharashtra,  Madhya Pradesh,  Gujarat, Bengal and Orissa.  Daal Kachori is a popular snack food In Karachi Pakistan.

Origin Of Daal Kachori:

Daal Kachori is supposed to have originated in Uttar Pradesh or Rajhastan. In these states it is usually a round flattened ball made of fine flour filled with a stuffing of cooked mixture of daal, black pepper,  red chilli powder,  salt and other spices.

Recipe Of Daal Kachori:

Preparation time 40-50 minutes
Serves 5-6 people

For Dough:

Flour 2 cups
Clarified butter 2 tbsp
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

For Filling:

Boiled gram lentil 1 cup
Roasted cumin 1 tbsp
Whole red chillies 5-6
Salt to taste


1. Take a clean mixing bowl and add in flour,  clarified butter and some salt,  mix it well and knit the dough.

2. Chop together boiled gram lentil,  add cumin roatsed and crushed,  red whole chillies and some salt in the chopper.

3.  Make small balls of the dough and fill in grinded gram lentil and leave it for some time.  Now roll them properly level in round shape and fry them at low flame.

4.  When fried serve them with chutney.

Variation In Daal Kachori:

A variant in Daal kachori includes potato, onion,  fresh coriander leaves,  ginger paste or slices.  You Can also add peas mixture for its delicacy.

Uses Of Daal Kachori:

Daal Kachoris are often served with a chutney often made from tamarind,  mint or coriander leaves and spices.  Daal Kachori is often served at road side dhabas and in restaurants too as a snack.  Daal kachori is also served at iftar menu in the month of Ramazan.

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