Baked Kachoris
Chitra's Healthy Kitchen
Chitra's Healthy Kitchen
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  • Yields: 12-15 Kachoris
  • Soaking time: 6-8 hours
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • Baking time: 20-25 minutes
  • Combine all the ingredients mentioned in a bowl, add water and knead into soft dough
  • Divide the dough into equal portions and cover with a cling film/ wet muslin cloth and set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • Boil water in a pot and add in drained mung dal, brown lentils, salt and cook for 12-15 minutes/until cooked but not mushy. (To verify take some dal while cooking and it should be soft enough to squeeze between your fingers)
  • Once cooked drain water completely from the cooked dal.
  • Heat oil in a pan add in fennel seeds, minced ginger,garlic, turmeric powder, red chilli powder mix well and add just a tablespoon of water and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add cooked dal,salt, honey mix well and saute on a medium flame for 3-4 minutes/ until the moisture evaporates stirring continuously.
  • Remove from the flame and let it cool.
  • As it cools down place it in the food processor/blender and just crush it to course without adding any water. (it need not be fine just crushed to course will do)
  • Pre-heat the oven at 180deg C(Fan assisted), line the baking tray and set aside.
  • Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them into balls
  • Roll each portion to small discs and place a tablespoon of filling
  • Bring the edges together and seal into a round and start arranging on a prepared baking tray
  • Once the tray is full brush the kachoris with some oil and bake for 20-25 minutes, flipping once after 10-12 minutes.



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