Green Peas Kachori-Hare Matarki Kachori

Ingredients (for 4-5 servings)

For stuffing

1 1/2 cupboiledgreen peas

2 tbls green coriander leaves (finally chopped)

2 Green chillies (finally chopped)

1 tsp cumin seeds

1/2 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp garammasala

1 tsp coriander powder

2 pinch asafoetida

4-5 garlic ponds

Salt as per taste

2 tbls mustard oil or refind oil

For outer covering

2 cups flour (maidaor wheat flour)

2 tbls refind oil for moyan

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tbls curd

salt to taste

Refind oil for deep frying

Method (How to make green peas kachori)

For stuffing

Grind green peasalong with coriander leaves, green chillies and garlic together to form a paste.

Heat 2 tablespoon of mustard oil in wok putasafoetida, cumin seedand fry few secondsput the green peas paste. Addthesalt,lemon juice andall dry spices andmix well. Sautethe paste for about 5 minuts on low flame till the water evaporates.

Divide the mixtureinto 15 to 20 equal portionsand keep aside.

To make outer covering ofthe kachori

Sieve maidaor atta in a bowl, add baking powder, curd, oilandsalt and mix well and knead into a smooth dough using sufficient water.

Cover with a moist cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.

Divide the dough into 15 to 20 equal portions and roll them into small circle of 4" diameter.

Place a portion of the stuffing at the center, cover, seal edges and flatten and roll out lightly using a rolling pin. Repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing to make more kachoris.

Heat the oil in a kadai and deep fry kachoris on medium heat till brown and crisp.

Drain on an absorbent paper and serve hot with a chutney or curryof your choice.