Friday, February 3, 2012

Koraishutir Kochuri with Aloor Dum (Matar Kachori/Puri aur Tariwale Aloo)

Indian Vegetarian Breakfast Special
Flavours of Eastern India- West Bengal & Orissa Cuisine
Koraishutir Kochuri with Aloor Dum (Matar Kachori aur Tariwale Aloo) 
Serves 2 (makes 6 Kachoris)

For Dough:
Whole Wheat Flour (Gehun ka Atta)- 2 Cups
Salt- 1 Tsp.
Water- To make Dough 

For Aloo Dum:
Baby Potatoes- Boiled & Peeled
Ginger- Crushed & Finely Chopped
Baby Tomatoes- Finely Chopped
Green Chillies- Slit
Jaggery- (used here for Health purpose but can use plain White Sugar instead)
Extra Light Olive Oil/Olive Pomace Oil- 
Fresh Coriander Leaves-
For Aloo Dum:
Baby Potatoes- Boiled & Peeled, Ginger- Crushed & Finely Chopped, Baby Tomatoes- Finely Chopped, Green Chillies- Slit
I am using Jaggery here for health reasons but can use plain White Sugar instead
Fresh Coriander Leaves, Keep Aside

Heat Mustard Oil till Smoking Point
Add Cumin Seeds (Jeera), Bay Leaf, Crushed Green Cardamom, Cinnamon Stick & Sauté
Add the Baby Potatoes & give a gentle mix 
Let the Potatoes get Golden Brown
Add the Ginger, Tomatoes, Jaggery, Salt, Turmeric Powder, Water, Cover & Cook for about 5-7 Minutes

For Stuffed Green Peas Deep Fried Bread (Koraishutir Kochuri/Matar Kachori/Puri):

For Stuffing:
Heat Mustard Oil till Smoking Point
Add Ginger Paste, Sugar, Salt, Green Chillies, Mashed Green Peas & Stir for 3 Minutes until Cooked

The Stuffing should becomes Powdery
For Dough:
Make a Hard Dough with Flour, Salt, Oil & Water
Make Equal sized Balls with the Dough, Roll to flatten the Balls 
Put the Stuffing in the center & cover the Filled Dough like a Dumpling
Roll both sides of the Filled Dough
Gently glide the Rolled out Bread in Hot Oil & Fry on High Flame till Golden Brown on both sides

Serve Hot with Aloo Dum!


Traditionally these Kachori’s are made with All Purpose Flour (Maida) but we decided to use Whole Wheat Flour as a healthy option (not to worry as they turn out as tasty with Atta also!)

Feel free to share your views & do let us know how this one turned out :) 

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