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Tea-time recipes: Kalmi Vada and Pyaz Kachori

By Food Wharf Kitchen
Last updated on: September 08, 2020 17:29 IST
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Tired of samosas and chaat? Have you tried kalmi vada or onion kachori?

Recipes and photographs: Kind courtesy Food Wharf Kitchen, Water Kingdom's in-house restaurant, Mumbai.

Kalmi Vada

Kalmi Vada

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chana dal soaked for 3 hours
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 1 inch ginger chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

Method

  • Grind dal into a coarse paste.
  • Add all spices and chopped onion. Add salt and mix well.
  • Make equal sized balls from the mixture. Flatten them using the palm of your hand.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and fry the vadas on medium to low flame for 10 to 12 minutes till they are golden brown.
  • Serve hot with chutney.

Pyaz Kachori

Pyaz Kachori

Ingredients

  • 4 onion finely chopped
  • 1 bowl all-purpose flour
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tbsp besan/gram flour
  • 1/2 tsp carom seeds
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder

Method

  • Mix flour, carom seeds, oil and salt to make dough by adding little water.
  • In a kadhai, heat oil. Add onion and sauté. Add besan.
  • After you roast the besan, add salt, dry mango powder, coriander powder, red chilli and kasuri methi in it. Now let it cool.
  • Make small balls from the dough. Take one ball and make a small roti.
  • Fill the stuffing and roll it again.
  • Fry all kachoris on low flame till they turn crispy and golden in colour. Serve hot.

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