The Royal Banarasi Raj Kachori Recipe

The Royal Banarasi Raj Kachori Recipe

Indian snacks are very delicious and healthy, and there are countless Indian snacks. That one factor which makes Indian snacks outstanding is that it is full of flavours and is crunchy, spicy and you can eat it any time like breakfast or during the evening. You know what raj kachori is one of the Indian snacks. It is a variant of kachori.

Kachori is a fried snack that is made with refined flour and moong dal filling. It was invented by Marwari traders, and thus it is originated from Rajasthan, India, but now kachori is famous all over India, and it is eaten at breakfast or as an evening snack. You can buy kachori from the local market sweets shop, and at Breakfast Stalls, it is available on every Indian street.

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You know what? Kachori has many variants; it is made differently in every Indian state, and Banaras, Uttar Pradesh, is eaten as chaat and is known as Raj Kachori. Raj kachori is a crispy and crunchy kachori that is stuffed with various ingredients and fillings and topped with Indian chutneys and curd and garnished with sev.

Follow this raj kachori recipe and make this lip-smacking dish at home.

Per serving of raj kachori consists of 379.50 kcal

  • Carbohydrates: 79g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Fat: 8g
Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 25-30 min
Ready in: 35 min


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For Tamarind Chutney

  • 2 cups of water
  • ½ cup tamarind
  • 2/3 cup jaggery
  • 1-inch ginger
  • 1 tsp degi red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste

For Tempering Chutney

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • 2-3 dry red chillies, broken in half

For Dough

  • 2/3 cup Rava
  • ½ cup, refined flour
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp turmeric water

For Stuffing

  • 1 tsp degi red chilli powder
  • ½ cup gram flour
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp ghee
  • Water
  • ¼ tsp baking soda

For Chaat Masala

  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp degi red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp amchur powder

For Filling

  • 1 large potato, boiled & cubed
  • 2 fresh green chillies, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • ½ boiled brown chana
  • ½ medium lemon juice
  • Few coriander leaves, chopped
  • ½ tsp black pepper powder
  • Black salt to taste

Other Ingredients

  • Oil for frying
  • Curd
  • Tamarind chutney
  • Green chutney
  • Prepared chaat masala
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Pomegranate pearls
  • Sev


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For Tamarind Chutney

  1. In a saucepan add, water, tamarind and jaggery and boil it for 6-8 minutes on medium flame.
  2. Now add degi red chilli powder and salt and boil again for 5-6 minutes on medium flame.
  3. Strain the mixture properly and pour the strained mixture into the same saucepan and place it on heat.
  4. Meanwhile, take some sesame oil in a pan and heat it and add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, dry red chillies and cook for few seconds.
  5. Pour this tempering on the boiling tamarind mixture and continue cooking until the mixture turns thick like chutney.
  6. Then remove and keep it aside for further use.
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For Assembling Raj Kachori

  1. To assemble raj kachori, you need to place the fried kachori on a serving plate and make a hole with your finger in the centre of the kachori.
  2. Now add a big spoonful of filling, green chutney, tamarind chutney, curd chaat masala and repeat this process one more time.
  3. Then sprinkle some sev and garnish it with fresh coriander leaves and pomegranate pearls and serve immediately.

Enjoy this royal raj kachori chaat and calm your hunger pangs.