Kachori is very common in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab especially during winters.I saw this recipe in kairali tv flavours of india.It is very easy and tasty snack.
For the stuffing
2 Potatoes, boiled and mashed
1tbsp Ginger paste
1 tbsp Garlic paste
1 tbsp Green Chilies paste
2 tbsp Cilantro leaves finely chopped
1 tsp Garam Masala
½ tsp Turmeric powder
½ tsp cumin seeds
Salt To taste
2 tbsp Oil
For the Kachori
1 cups Maida
1 cups whole-wheat flour
4 tbsp Oil
1 tsp Salt
Cooking Oil for deep-frying
1.Heat 2 tbsp cooking oil in a frying pan.
2.Add cumin seeds. When cumin stops spluttering add ginger, garlic, green chili paste,oninon and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add garam masala, and salt. Mix well.
3.Add the mashed potatoes and stir-fry it well. Now add chopped cilantro leaves and keep aside.
4.Mix wheat flour, maida, salt, and 4 tbsp cooking oil. Knead into soft and smooth dough by adding warm water. Cover with moist cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.
5.Make small balls of the dough. Press one of the balls to about 3 to 4" diameter. Place a part of the stuffing on top.
6.Gather the dough around folding the stuffing in. Make sure most of the air escapes. Press down again making it flatter. Roll it lightly, slightly thicker than puri.
7.Heat the oil in a wok or kadhai on medium heat till it starts smoking. Slip in a kachori (seam-side down). Deep-fry Kachoris 2-3 at a time, till they are golden brown.
8.Drain excess oil and serve hot with any of your sauce.