by Pallavi Purani

Matar Kachaudi

My mom is from Kanpur and I have had a series of stuffed pooris/kachaudis from her kitchen. It was my time to experiment and make her proud. The usual peas kachaudi/poori that we see had pounded peas, but for my version, I used whole peas. Yes yes, dont get worried, in my opinion, it tasted much much better than the pounded one.

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Week- 3.

Theme- Seasonal.

Dish for Day – Kachaudi.

Seasonal Produce- Peas.

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Matar Kachaudi
My mom is from Kanpur and I have had a series of stuffed pooris/kachaudis from her kitchen. It was my time to experiment and make her proud. The usual peas kachaudi/poori that we see had pounded peas, but for my version, I used whole peas. Yes yes, dont get worried, in my opinion, it tasted much muc
Course breads
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
number
Ingredients
  • For the Dough -
  • 2 cups Wheat flour . ..
  • 2 tbsps Oil . .
  • 1 tsp Salt . .
  • Water .
  • For the Filling -
  • 1 cup peas Boiled . .
  • 1 tbsp Oil . .
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera . .
  • pinch heeng .
  • Salt .
  • chilly . Red powder
  • 1 chilly . green [ Finely chopped .
  • 1 tbsp Jeera powder . .
  • 1/2 tbsp Chaat masala . .
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala . .
  • . Oil for deep frying
Course breads
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
number
Ingredients
  • For the Dough -
  • 2 cups Wheat flour . ..
  • 2 tbsps Oil . .
  • 1 tsp Salt . .
  • Water .
  • For the Filling -
  • 1 cup peas Boiled . .
  • 1 tbsp Oil . .
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera . .
  • pinch heeng .
  • Salt .
  • chilly . Red powder
  • 1 chilly . green [ Finely chopped .
  • 1 tbsp Jeera powder . .
  • 1/2 tbsp Chaat masala . .
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala . .
  • . Oil for deep frying
Instructions
  1. Make a poori dough out of the dough ingredients. Keep it covered and let it rest for 15-20 min.
  2. In a pan, heat oil. Add the jeera.
  3. Once it changes color, add the peas, salt and red chilly powder.
  4. Let it cook for a few min.
  5. Now add the jeera powder, chaat masala and garam masala.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Remove from pan and keep aside to cool.
  8. Make 12-14 balls from the dough and keep aside.
  9. Now fill the dough like this
  10. Roll it out with the help of little flour, if needed.
  11. Slide it slowly in a wok with hot oil.
  12. Cook it on medium heat so that it cooks through.
  13. Serve it with curry of your choice/achaar/raita.


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