Masala Cheese Kachori
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Kachoris are made from the dough of maida or whole wheat flour with a little oil added, stuffed with any mix of your choice, rolled out thin and round with a wooden roller and deep-fried in clarified butter or vegetable oil.
Total servings: 4
Preperation time: 30 min
Best for: All
How to serve: Hot
1 cup Processed cheese (grated)
2 tbsps Oil
1 medium sized Onion (chopped)
1 inch piece Ginger (chopped)
1 tsp Coriander seeds
1 tsp Fennel seeds (saunf)
1 tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp Red chilli powder
1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
BlackSalt to taste
Salt to taste
2 tbsps Fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
2 cups Refined flour (maida)
Salt to taste
5 tbsps + to deepfry Oil
To make the stuffing heat oil in a pan.
Add onion and ginger and saut for two minutes.
Crush coriander seeds and fennel seeds and add to the onions.
Add cumin powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, blacksalt, salt and mix well.
Continue to saute till soft.
Transfer the mixture into a dish and set aside to cool.
When cooled add coriander leaves and cheese and mix.
Add salt and soda bicarbonate to refined flour and mix.
Add oil and mix. Knead into a stiff dough using enough water.
Divide the dough into even sized pedas.
Using your fingers to spread each peda into a small puri keeping the edges thinner than the centre.
Place a portion of the stuffing in the centre and gather the edges and roll into a peda again.
Rest for five to seven minutes, then roll them out lightly.
Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deepfry the kachoris on medium heat till light golden.
Drain and place them on an absorbent paper.