Wednesday, March 16, 2011

From my Nanis kitchen - Aloo Kachodi

My luv for Kachodies started with Urad dal Kachodi
midway i tried Namkin Kachodi and Ajwain Kachodi
and yesterday i prepared Allo Kachodi ;-)
ya guys i am in festive mood ,
thanks to the coming Festival of Colours - Holi

Recipe name Alloo Kachodi
recipe source my nani
preparation time one hour
cooking time half hour
Ingredient for the dough
wholewheat flour 200gm /one cup( or as per need )
salt as per taste
oil one tsp
In a mixing bowl mix all the above ingredient to a smooth dough ,
cover with cling wrap and keep aside.
Ingredient for the filling
boiled potato peeled and mashed three
asafoetida pinch
cumin seeds half tsp
salt as per taste
red chili powder one fourth tsp
coriander powder
amchur powder half tsp
oil to cook
for dry masala
half tsp cumin seeds
black pepper five
clove three
black cardamom two
dry roast the above ingrdient,cool and run through blender,keep aside.
Heat oil in non stick wok
add cumin seed and asafoetida let it splutteer
lower the flame and add mashed potato
fry for two  minutes and add salt,red chili powder
mix and add coriander powder and the grounded  dry masala powder
keep stirring till everything mixes together
once down add amchur powder mix well
and remove from flame,
keep the mixture in a bowl to cool.

To roll out kachodi
divide the kneaded dough into equal sized balls
make a depression in the centre
fill half tsp of the spiced potato filling
seal the edges and flatten the disc
lightly flour the dough rolling board
with help of rolling pin roll out the size of poori
heat oil in wok,once hot lower the flame
slide the filled kachodis
keep turning the sides,till it becomes brwon from both sides
drain on kitchen towel and keep aside.
serve warm with matar paneer curry or soya nugget with green pea .

Linking this post to
Holi aayi re event hosted by Show and tell Vatsala
AWED Indian Cuisine hosted by Taste of Pearl City event started by DK of Chef In you
Cooking with seeds Wheat hosted by Veggie Platter event started by Priya of Easy and Tasty recipes
Food Palette series brown hosted by Torview Toronto.
Thats all friends,take care and Happy blogging.