Raj Kachori Recipe

Raj Kachori Recipe

10 mins
2-3 people
10 mins



Hey there! Chef Ajay here, and let me take you on a flavorful journey through the alleys of my memories, where the aroma of Raj Kachori lingers like a cherished melody. Growing up, I remember the excitement of exploring the bustling markets with my family, eagerly awaiting the moment when we'd indulge in the delights of street food. Raj Kachori, with its crispy exterior and delectable fillings, always held a special place in our hearts. Little did I know then that this savory delight would become a beloved recipe in my culinary repertoire.




Recipe of Raj Kachori




For Green Chutney:

  • 1 tbsp Mint leaves
  • 1/2 bunch Green coriander leaves
  • 1 Green chili
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves
  • 1/4 piece Raw mango
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp Roasted cumin powder

For Curd:

  • 1 bowl Curd
  • 1 tsp Powdered sugar
  • Black salt, to taste

For Sweet Chutney:

  • 1 cup Tamarind juice
  • 1 cup Jaggery
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder
  • Black salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp Roasted cumin powder

For Dough:

  • 1 cup Semolina
  • 1/4 cup Flour
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp Oil

For Finishing:

  • Oil, for frying
  • 1 tbsp Boiled diced potato
  • 2 tsp Chaat masala
  • 2 tsp Roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp Boiled chola (chickpeas)
  • 2 tsp Boiled moong dal (split green gram)
  • 1 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Black salt
  • 1 tsp Green chutney
  • 2 tsp Sweet chutney
  • 1 tbsp Curd
  • 2 Crushed papadis
  • 1 tsp Masala chana dal
  • 1 tsp Pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tsp Chopped coriander leaves





For Green Chutney:

  1. Grind mint leaves, green coriander leaves, green chili, garlic cloves, raw mango, salt, and roasted cumin powder into a fine paste using water or ice cubes.

For Curd:

  1. Mix curd with powdered sugar and black salt.

For Sweet Chutney:

  1. In a pan, boil tamarind juice, jaggery, red chili powder, black salt, and roasted cumin powder until it thickens to make the sweet chutney.

For Dough:

  1. Mix semolina, flour, salt, and warm water to form a semi-hard dough.
  2. Apply oil to the dough and let it rest for half an hour.

For Finishing:

  1. Roll out the dough and cut it into round shapes.
  2. Deep fry the kachoris until golden brown.
  3. On a plate, garnish with curd, green chutney, sweet chutney, and place the kachori in between.
  4. Stuff the kachori with boiled potato dice, chaat masala, roasted cumin powder, boiled chola, boiled moong dal, red chili powder, black salt, green chutney, sweet chutney, curd, green chutney, sweet chutney, crushed papdi, masala chana dal, pomegranate seeds, and chopped coriander leaves.
  5. Serve the Raj Kachori immediately.


Enjoy the delicious and flavorful Raj Kachori!




About the Recipe:


Raj Kachori, a quintessential Indian street food, is a crispy, hollow puri filled with a tantalizing medley of boiled potatoes, sprouts, chutneys, yogurt, and spices. This flavorful dish encapsulates the essence of Indian cuisine, combining textures and flavors to create a gastronomic masterpiece. Whether enjoyed as a snack or a meal, Raj Kachori never fails to delight the taste buds with its burst of flavors and vibrant presentation.



Cooking Tips:


  • Ensure the oil is hot enough before frying the kachoris to achieve that perfect crispy texture.
  • Use fresh ingredients for the chutneys and fillings to enhance the overall taste of the dish.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro, sev, and pomegranate seeds for a colorful and appetizing presentation.



Pairing Guide:


Raj Kachori pairs exceptionally well with a refreshing glass of sweet lassi or a tangy chaas. For a complete meal, serve it alongside other popular Indian street foods like samosas, pakoras, and bhel puri.




Frequently Asked Questions about Raj Kachori:


  1. What is Raj Kachori? Raj Kachori is a popular Indian street food consisting of a crispy, hollow puri filled with various savory and tangy ingredients.

  2. What are the key ingredients used in Raj Kachori? The key ingredients include boiled potatoes, sprouts, chutneys (tamarind and mint), yogurt, spices, and crispy sev.

  3. How is Raj Kachori served? Raj Kachori is typically served garnished with chopped cilantro, pomegranate seeds, and a drizzle of sweet and tangy chutneys.

  4. Can I make Raj Kachori at home? Yes, Raj Kachori can be easily prepared at home using simple ingredients and following the recipe instructions carefully.

  5. Is Raj Kachori a healthy dish? While Raj Kachori is delicious, it is considered a calorie-dense and indulgent treat due to its fried nature and rich fillings.

  6. Can I customize the fillings in Raj Kachori? Absolutely! Feel free to customize the fillings according to your preferences, adding ingredients like chickpeas, onions, and chopped tomatoes.

  7. Is Raj Kachori suitable for vegetarians? Yes, Raj Kachori is a vegetarian dish as it primarily contains plant-based ingredients.

  8. How can I store leftover Raj Kachori? Store leftover Raj Kachori in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

  9. Can I make Raj Kachori ahead of time for a party? Yes, you can prepare the components of Raj Kachori in advance and assemble them just before serving to ensure freshness and crispiness.

  10. What beverages pair well with Raj Kachori? Raj Kachori pairs beautifully with refreshing drinks like sweet lassi, mango shake, or jaljeera for a perfect balance of flavors.