Urad Dal Kachori

Kachori is a snack made from maida (all purpose flour) dough stuffed with a spicy urad dal filling. It is then deep fried until flaky and crusty.

Dal Ki Kachori is a very tempting delicacy. Nothing can be more tempting than the crisp, golden brown, round and fluffy kachoris full of spicy masalas and a distinct flavor that ignites your taste buds.

Kachoris stuffed with dal have a much longer shelf life. Kachori is suitable as a snack for breakfast, during tea time, as a street side snack or in tea parties. They are often also prepared for Indian festivals like Holi & Diwali.

The filling of the kachori can vary a lot from region to region. Some popular types of kachoris includes pyaaz kachori, dal kachori, mawa kachori, aloo kachori, raj kachori etc.

The kachoris of Rajasthan and north India are popular throughout the country. This recipe is from Kota city of Rajasthan, whose dal kachoris are well known all over the country.

Kota kachoris are famous for their spiciness and a distinct smell of hing (asafoetida). In Kota, these kachoris are sold in small street side shops all over the city. They are hugely popular and are relished by people as a breakfast, mid day snack, evening snack and even served for parties and gatherings.