Matar Kachori
 
 
Ingredients
For the dough
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour or maida
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp refined oil/ petrified butter/ ghee
  • warm water to make the dough
For the filling
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen green peas
  • 2 green chilies
  • 1 dry red chili
  • ½ tsp roasted cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • ½ tsp cumin powder or paste
  • ½ tsp asafoetida/ Hing
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt or according to taste
  • refined white oil to cook
Instructions
  1. Take a blender and add green peas, green chilies and make a smooth paste.
  2. Now heat a little oil in a pan. Add 1 dry red chili, cumin seeds, asafoetida in the oil.
  3. Now add the green peas paste, salt, sugar, cumin, and ginger paste. Fry it in lower flame.
  4. Add half cup water and cook it till the water gets dried. Keep it aside.
  5. Now take all the dough materials and make a smooth nice dough. let it rest for 15 minutes.
  6. Make small balls from it and roll them in round shape. it should be of 4-5 inch diameter.
  7. Now add 1-2 tsp filling in each rolled dough in the center.
  8. Keeping the filling inside take the sides together and close it. Make them balls again.
  9. Now again roll them keeping the same diameter measurement.
  10. Heat enough oil in a deep pan for deep frying. When the oil is properly hot, fry these.
  11. Fry them one by one. Serve it hot with shahi dum aloo.
Recipe by Tummy Charger at http://www.tummycharger.com/bengali-matar-kachori-or-motor-shutir-kochuri/