Feb 12, 2009

CAULIFLOWER KACHORI

INGRIDENTS:-----
FOR DOUGH:-----
Atta (wheat flour) ---- 2 cups
Salt to taste
Ajwain ----- 1/2 tea sp
Cookin soda --- 1/4 tea sp
Cumin powder ---- 1/2 tea sp
Black pepper crushed --- 1/4 tea sp
Oil or ghee --- 1/2 tab sp
For dough mixing:-----
Take wheat flour,salt, cooking soda in a mixing bowl and mix well to combine
Heat ghee swetch off the flame then add ajwain, cumin powder, crushed pepper and add this too wheat flour mixture add little by little water and make a stiff dough and knead till soft and leave a side.

FOR STUFFING:-----
Cauli flower --- 1 small
Onion --- 1 medium
Green chilies --- 4
Oil --- 1 tab sp
Clove, cinamon ,cardamom ---- crushed 1 tea sp take 3 cloves, 1 inch piece cinamom, 3 cardamom s and crush them.
Salt to taste
Ginger --- 1/2 inch piece chopped
Garlic ---- 4 cloves chopped
Turmeric --- 1/4 tea sp
Red chili powder --- 1 tea sp
coriander leaves --- 1 tab sp chopped
Oil for frying
Clean and soak cauli flower in hot water for 10 min. then remove and dry it and great the cauliflower.
Peel and choop onion and green chilies.
Heat oil in a pan add crushed clove, cinamon, cardamom then add chopped onion, green chilies, chopped ginger, garlic and fry till onion become soft then add grated cauliflower, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder mix well and sprinkle little water cover and cook till cauliflowder become soft.
Now remove the lid and stir till cauliflower become dry and mash a little bit with spoon mix well and make sure there is no moisture in the curry mix well and remove from heat and let it cool.
Make small balls with the dough.
now moisten palms with little oil and take one wheat flour ball and give it a cup shape with your fingers (or you can press these balls in to small puri s )
Keep 1 tea sp full cauliflower mixture in the middle of the puri and close from all sides and pinch to close.
now again press them to flatten in to small puri s with hand, repeat with the remaining dough.
Heet oil in a deep frying pan and keep the heat in low flame and droop this puri s in to hot oil and fry till golden color.(you have to heat oil till smoking stage switch off the flame for few sec. and then keep it in a low flame and then add puri s and fry them)
Serve with green chutney or mithi chutney
Enjoy your snack.
This Kachori s are on the way to JFI- CAULIFLOWER at Paajaka event started by Indira of Mahanandi

10 comments:

notyet100 said...

never tried cauliflower kachori,..this looks delish

sowmya said...

kachori with cauliflower sounds good..nice recipe..but am not able to see the pictures..

LG said...

very innovative filling Rekha. I will keep this in mind for my next time Kachori making

Sanghi said...

Rekha, this is delicious and new recipe for me.. u rock! kindly pick ur award from my blog dear!!

Varsha Vipins said...

I love kachori's..My houseowner aunt used to feed me that,back in Pune..:D..lovely ones Rekha..:)

Dershana said...

that's a new idea, stuffing cauliflower into kachoris! looks gud.

Priya said...

Very creative idea of making kachori with cauliflower rekha:)

Cham said...

Different filling and sounds terrific Rekha!

suparna said...

lovely recipe rekha!! Cauliflower in kachori sounds new...Rocking pictures...

Sucharitha said...

That cauli-kachori really is an innovative idea of kachori. Never heard it before. The pic also looks good.