Masala Cheese Kachori
1 cup Processed cheese (grated)
2 tbsps Oil
1 medium sized onion (chopped)
1 inch piece ginger (chopped)
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp Fennel seeds (saunf)
1 tsp Cumin powder
1 tsp Red chilli powder
1/2 tsp Garam masala powder
Black salt salt align="absmiddle" border="0" hspace="2"> to taste
2 tbsps Fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
2 cups Refined flour (maida)
Salt to taste
5 tbsps + to deepfry Oil
To make the stuffing heat oil in a pan.
Add onion and ginger and saut for two minutes.
Crush coriander seeds and fennel seeds and add to the onions.
Add cumin powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder, blacksalt align="absmiddle" border="0" hspace="2">, salt and mix well.
Continue to saut till soft.
Transfer the mixture into a dish and set aside to cool.
When cooled add coriander leaves and cheese and mix.
Add salt and soda bicarbonate to refined flour and mix.
Add oil and mix. Knead into a stiff dough using enough water.
Divide the dough into even sized pedas.
Using your fingers to spread each peda into a small puri keeping the edges thinner than the centre.
Place a portion of the stuffing in the centre and gather the edges and roll into a peda again.
Rest for five to seven minutes, then roll them out lightly.
Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deepfry the kachoris on medium heat till light golden.
Drain and place them on an absorbent paper.