How to make Koraishutir Kochuri with Cholar Dal -

Green peas, mashed and tempered with a few spices is stuffed in dough balls and fried till crisp. This is best had with flavourful Bengal gram (chana dal) which is lightly tempered with cumin, green chillies and fresh coconut flakes

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Green peas (हरे मटर), Refined flour dough

Cuisine : Indian, Bengali

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Koraishutir Kochuri with Cholar Dal

Koraishutir Kochuri with Cholar Dal Recipe Card


Hindi: matar
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Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Koraishutir Kochuri with Cholar Dal Recipe

  • Green peas , blanched and crushed 3/4 cup

  • Refined flour dough as required

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) , soaked and boiled 1 cup

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ginger , finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies , finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 2 pinches

  • Cloves 4

  • Cinnamon 1/2 inch stick

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coconut , chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Raisins 12-16

  • Bengal gram stock 1 1/2 cups

  • Oil 1/2 tablespoon+ for deep frying

  • Dried red chillies , broken 1-2

  • Green chillies , slit 1-2


Step 1

To make the stuffing, heat ½ tablespoon ghee in a non-stick pan, add fennel seeds, ginger and green chillies, mix and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add green peas, salt and a pinch of sugar, mix and sauté till the moisture dries. Transfer into a bowl and set aside to cool.

Step 3

Heat ½ tablespoon ghee in the same pan, add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, cumin seeds and coconut pieces, mix and sauté till the coconut turns light golden brown.

Step 4

Add turmeric powder and Bengal gram and mix well. Add a pinch of sugar, salt and raisins and cook for a minute. AddBengal gram stock, mix and bring to a boil.

Step 5

Heat ½ tablespoon oil in a small non-stick tempering pan, add dried red chillies and slit green chillies, sauté for 15 seconds and pour over the Bengal gram. Simmer for 4-5 minutes.

Step 6

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 7

Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them into balls. Flatten each ball slightly and shape them into katoris, stuff each katori with some cooked green peas mixture, bring the edges together and seal taking care that the stuffing is completely covered and shape them into balls.

Step 8

Apply a little oil on each stuffed ball and roll out into small discs. Slide the discs into hot oil and deep-fry in hot oil till golden brown and drain on absorbent paper.

Step 9

Transfer the dal into a katori and arrange the kochuri on a serving plate and serve them hot.

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