Lucknow: Street food lovers can be spotted in almost every nook and corner of our country, specially those living in the north. Though there are many sweet tooth around, spice lovers equally prevail.
The spicy pani puri, tangy tikki, sweet and spicy dahi vada, chowmein, matar chaat and so much more is served on the stalls around us. Raj kachori, a king sized version of gol gappa but not with spicy water, instead with tangy sweet filling tops the list. each bite of it hits our taste buds with tangy,sweet and spicy flavours.
We can serve ousleves on the street foods not for so long. Why not make the exactly finger-lickning recipe in our kitchens? Here is the recipe of heavenly flavoured Raj Kachori.
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
-Water (as required)
-Boiled moong sprouts
-Roasted cumin powder
-Pomegranate seeds (optional)
-Black salt (kaala namak)
To make the kachori
-Take maida and sooji in a bowl. Add salt, oil and baking powder to it.
-Knead the dough, cover it and keep aside for 30 minutes.
-After 30 minutes, make small sized balls and roll them giving a puri like shape.
-Heat oil in a wok and drop the kachori’s one by one so that it puffs up.
For the filling
-Once the kachori’s cool, make a hole or opening on its mouth.
-Fill it with sliced potatoes, moong sprouts, tamarind chutney, green chutney and curd.
-Sprinkle black salt, chaat masala and garnish with corriander leaves, pomegranate seeds, and sev.