Sunday, 17 January 2016

Raj Kachori Chaat

Chaat is a type of mouth watering and popular roadside snack all over India. Raj Kacohri Chaat is made of crispy kachoris garnished with a delicious combination of potatoes, sprouts, chickpeas, yogurt, coriander leaves, sev and flavored with spices and red & green chutneys. Longtime back I had the opportunity to have Raj kachori chat @ Mayfair BBSR. I have tried it @ many other places but they couldn't match my 1st experience. So I thought of preparing it in my kitchen & it turned out well. Crunchy, tangy, hot and sweet flavors combine to make Raj kachori Chaat delicious to eat as a snack...

1 Cup maida / all purpose flour
1/2 cup sooji / rawa/ semolina
2 tblsp melted ghee/ oil
Water to knead dough

 for stuffingBesan - 100g
a pinch hing
1/4 tsp mango powder

 To serve You need:

1 onion chopped
2 tomatoes chopped
 2 large  Potatoes
chopped green chilies
 1 Cup curd + 2tblsp sugar (Mix well)
1/2 cup sprouted Moong dal boiled
1/2 cup boiled chickpeas
1 handfull fried peanuts
1-2 tsp Roasted cumin powder
2tsp chat masala
 1 tsp Red chilli powder
Date and Tamarind chutney as required
green chutney as required
1/2 Cup thin sev
chopped coriander Leaves

Note: You can adjust the ingredients according to your taste

How to make Raj Kachori:

Mix sooji, maida,ghee & salt. Mix well and keep for 5-10 mins like this . Now prepare a tight dough by sprinkling water little by little. Keep covered under a wet muslin cloth for half an hour. 
Mix besan, hing, mango powder,1tsp oil ,a little red chilli powder (or u can put chilly flakes) & salt & keep aside for stuffing.

After halfa an hour apply little  oil in your hands & knead the dough well.  Divide the dough into equal parts. Roll out into puris of equal size and fill  prepared besan stuffs seal it from all edges & Roll with rolling pin. Deep fry it turning sides till evenly colored. The Kachori should be crisp make sure to fry the kachori on low flame.

 Boil potatoes and cut it into cubes.
At the time of serving just break the kachoris and fill it with cube potatoes, boiled chickpeas, moong sprouts, fried peanuts, sweet curd, red chilli powder, cumin seeds powder, chaat masala ,chopped onion, tomatoes, green chilli, chopped coriander leaves,tamarind chutney and green chutney as needed.  Sprinkle some sev on it.
TADAAA... Raj Kachori is now ready to serve. 

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