Urad dal kachori is a North Indian dish . These delicious dal kachori can be eaten as snack. In many North Indian states they are eaten in breakfast also. Recipe which i am posting here is my mom’s recipe. Whenever i go there my mother prepares them for me. So this is for my mom especially.
All purpose flour or maida: 1 cup
Sooji: 1/4 cup
Salt: 1 tbsp
Oil: 3 tbsp
Water: to knead dough
For dal stuffing:
Dhuli urad dal: 1 cup
Besan: 2 tbsp
Salt: to taste
Red chilli powder: 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder: 1 tbsp coarsely grinded
Black pepper: 8-10 coarsely grinded
Cloves: 2-3 coarsely grinded
Amchoor powder: 1 tbspr dal
Oil: 2 tbsp for stuffing+ for deep frying
1. Take maida and sooji in a bowl and add oil and salt. Add water and knead a stiff dough. Keep it aside for half an hour.
2.Wash and soak dal for 7-8 hours or overnight. Drain water and put dal in grinder. Grind it to a coarse mixture. It should not be very smooth.
3.Heat oil in a kadai. Put besan in it and saute for two minutes.
4.Add grinded dal and all spices and mix well. Saute for 3-4 minutes.
5.Take dough and divide it into equal balls. Take one ball and roll it into diameter of 3 inches.
6.Put dal stuffing in between and seal all the edges. With rolling pin lightly roll it into diameter of 3-4 inches.
6.Heat oil in a kadai and fry these kachoris till golden brown.
7.Serve it hot with imli chutney.