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Dry Fruit Kachori

Dry Fruit Kachori is a round kachori stuffed  with dry ingredients like ganthia, papadi along with nuts and spices . This kachori is a speciality of Jamnagar , which is a famous city of Gujrat.
Course Snack, Tea Time
Cuisine Indian Cuisine
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

Crust

  • 200 gms maida
  • Pinch baking powder
  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • Salt to taste

Stuffing

  • 100 gms vanela ganthia
  • 2-3 tbsp Kashmiri red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • Pinch asafoetida
  • Pinch citric acid powder
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp oil

Other ingredients

  • 2 tbsp cashews broken into pieces
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • Oil to deep fry

Instructions

Crust

  • Sieve the flour .
  • Add salt to taste , pinch baking powder.
  • Add oil and rub the flour well .
  • Bind the dough with lukewarm water .
  • The dough should be stiff .

Stuffing

  • Pulse the ganthia to make a coarse powder .
  • This should be done in short burst , else the oil will separate.
  • Now add all other ingredients , including oil to the blender and blend to a powder .
  • Mix this powder with the ganthia powder .
  • Add cashews , raisins , sesame seeds and fennel seeds .
  • Mix well and form small balls .

Assembling the Kachori

  • Knead the dough once again to make it pliable .
  • Pinch out balls from it .
  • Roll into a small disc .
  • Place the stuffing ball and bring the edges together to seal .
  • Remove all the extra dough from top .
  • Prepare all kachoris in the same way .

Frying the Kachori

  • Heat oil .
  • Now switch off the flame for 2 minutes .
  • Add a bit of dough to check if it rises .
  • If it rises , switch on the gas and keep it on medium flame .
  • Now start adding the kachoris , 5-6 at a time .
  • Fry the kachoris on slow to medium flame stirring often for a even golden color .
  • Remove with a slotted spoon over a kitchen napkin .
  • Let cool to store in a airtight container .

Notes

Dry fruit kachori
 
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