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4.34 from 6 votes

Aloo Kachori / Potato Puffs

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: snacks/starters
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 18
Calories: 129kcal

Ingredients

To make outer layer/pastry shell-

  • 2 cups Refined Flour / Maida
  • 7 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 8 drops Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 1 tsp Salt / Namak

Stuffing

  • 4 medium Potatoes / Aloo Boiled and mashed
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya chopped
  • 1 tsp Green Chillies / Hari Mirch minced
  • 1 tsp Ginger / Adrak chopped
  • 3 tsp Dried Pomegranate seeds powder/anardana powder
  • 1.5 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 1.5 tsp Mango Powder / Amchoor Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder / Dhaniya Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds / Sabut Jeera
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds / Sabut Dhaniya crushed
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 1 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 1 tsp Cooking Oil (to add in the stuffing)
  • Cooking Oil to deep fry

Instructions

Outer covering/pastry shell

  • Take a big bowl and add all the ingredients listed for making outer layer.
  • Mix well and make a soft dough with cold water,cover and rest for 10 minutes.
  • Knead well and make equal size balls from the dough.

Stuffing

  • In a bowl add all the ingredients for stuffing and mix properly.
  • Make equal size balls from the mixture,slightly bigger then the dough balls.
  • Now dust the dough balls with refined flour and roll to make a medium thick poori.
  • Place the potato ball in the centre and pull and close the poori from all sides,pinch off extra dough and make a round ball.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan, add the kachoris on medium heat .
  • Now lower the flame after a minute and fry the kachoris on low heat from both sides till golden in colour.
  • Drain on a paper napkin to absorb the extra fat,

Notes

Serving suggestions-serve with mint chutney and date tamarind chutney

Nutrition

Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 219mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 2.5mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.9mg