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Very delicious Poha Alu Raj Kachori | Raj kachori recipe is made in fusion style. The Ingredients used are quite different from regular Raj kachori, yet it tastes delicious.

A very famous street food of Rajasthan, India, It’s round puffed up poori which is stuffed with delicious fillings of onion or lentils.

The King of Chaat, Raj kachori

Known as the King of all chaat items hence it’s named as Raj kachori. It is full of flavors, very filling and considered as a best pal for traveling due to its long shelf life.

What is Poha Alu Raj kachori?

The very special Kachori is a big, puffed up, crisp poori. The outer cover is made of Potatoes and soaked Poha.

For making this, delicious stuffing is made with coconut and grated paneer/cottage cheese along with few other spices. It’s so different from regular Raj kachori, yet tastes very good.

It is served with drizzle of sweet hung curd, green coriander chutney, imli ki chutney and is topped with Sev and pomegranate pearls

Lastly I have shared few street food recipes which you can try at home –

Paneer Frankie / Paneer kathi rolls

Pizza Dosa

Maharashtrian Misal Pav

Mumbai pav bhaji

Aloo tikki

Kolkata style beetroot chops

 

Come join me in the making of this lipsmacking chaat recipe……..

 

 

TO MAKE OUTER LAYER
4 Potatoes boiled and mashed
1 cup thick poha soaked and drained
5 tsp Maida
Bread crumbs of 5 slices
Salt to taste
Black pepper powder 1 tsp
1/2 tsp Haldi

 

In a bowl take boiled and mashed potatoes. Add soaked and drained poha. To this add maida and bread crumbs. Mix nicely.

Next mix in salt, pepper powder and haldi.
Knead into a medium hard dough.
Divide dough in equal portions and cover with cloth to rest.

Grease your palms and knead the dough nicely once again to smoothen it.
Roll the round discs like poori shape. Keep it little thick while rolling from all over, and keep aside.

Filling of raj kachori :

 

TO MAKE FILLING
50 gms Paneer
Grated coconut 1/2
Adrak mirchi paste 1 tbsp
2 tsp kishmish
Salt to taste
1 tsp sugar
Juice of 1 lemon
Hara Dhaniya/ coriander leaves

Take above mentioned ingredients in a bowl and test the taste.
Your filling is ready.

Poha alu Raj kachori

 

Assemble :

In a rolled round disc/poori make a deep well. Fill in coconut masala. Gently pull all edges together to make big kachori.

Deep fry all kachoris first on medium flame and then on slow flame. Fry it down side first and then turn it around and dry till it attains beautiful golden colour.

Drain and place it on absorbent tissue paper to remove excess oil if any.

Poha Alu Raj Kachori

How to Garnish:
Serve kachori with green dhaina pudina chutney and imli ki khatti meethi chutney.

Garnish with sev, pomegranate seeds and hara dhania.
Pour meetha dahi/sweetened curds over it.

Enjoy 🙂

Happy cooking

Regards ❤️

Lata

 

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Poha Alu Raj Kachori is a delicious chaat recipe, made in fusion style. The Ingredients used are quite different from regular Raj kachori, yet it tastes delicious.
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Recipe type: Snack
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 3
Ingredients
  • TO MAKE OUTER LAYER
  • 4 Potatoes boiled and mashed
  • 1 cup thick poha soaked and drained
  • 5 tsp Maida
  • Bread crumbs of 5 slices
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • ½ tsp Haldi
  • TO MAKE FILLING
  • 50 gms Paneer
  • Grated coconut ½
  • Adrak mirchi paste 1 tbsp
  • 2 tsp kishmish
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Hara Dhaniya/ coriander leaves
Instructions
  1. In a bowl take boiled and mashed potatoes. Add soaked and drained poha. To this add maida and bread crumbs. Mix nicely.
  2. Next mix in salt, pepper powder and haldi.
  3. Knead into a medium hard dough.
  4. Divide dough in equal portions and cover with cloth to rest.
  5. Grease your palms and knead the dough nicely once again to smoothen it.
  6. Roll the round discs like poori shape. Keep it little thick while rolling from all over, and keep aside.
  7. To make filling/stuffing of raj Kachori :
  8. Take above mentioned ingredients in a bowl and test the taste.
  9. Your filling is ready.
  10. Assemble :
  11. In a rolled round disc/poori make a deep well. Fill in coconut masala. Gently pull all edges together to make big kachori.
  12. Deep fry all kachoris first on medium flame and then on slow flame. Fry it down side first and then turn it around and dry till it attains beautiful golden colour.
  13. Drain and place it on absorbent tissue paper to remove excess oil if any.
  14. How to Garnish:
  15. Serve kachori with green dhaina pudina chutney and imli ki khatti meethi chutney.
  16. Garnish with sev, pomegranate seeds and hara dhania.
  17. Pour meetha dahi/sweetened curds over it

 

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This Post Has 29 Comments

  1. Bhakti

    The dish is well presented and well described. The photos are very imprtnat while making some yummy dish. It looks very delicious and tasty. Thank you for sharing this tasty dish. http://www.bigbrandbox.in

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Bhakti for your kind words. I am happy that you liked my dish.

  2. Munira Unwala

    It’s different and the look is soooo beautifullllll…feel like having it from the pic …a must try

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you so much Munira for your kind words. I am so happy that you liked it.
      Good to see you visit my blog.

  3. Ruchi

    Looks simply mouth watering … I am a big of chaat and itz killer. Super yummy.. loved the detailed recipe .. Thanks for sharing your lovely recipe

    1. Lata Lala

      My pleasure Ruchi. Me too a big chaat lover. I am glad you liked it.
      Thanks dear.

  4. Sandhya Nadkarni

    Lata, this kachori is indeed a treat for all the senses. I loved the paneer filling in the kachori as well! Yummy and beautiful!

  5. Narmadha

    Such a delicious and mouthwatering recipe. Lovely and tempting presentation. Feel like grabbing from the screen

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Narmadha for dropping in. Yeah it’s absolutely scrumptious.

      1. amrita

        It’s been ages I had Raj kachori…your post really tempted me to have one soon… beautifully explained the steps…

        1. Lata Lala

          Thank you Amrita. Oh is it? Please do try this and enjoy a unique kachori made at home.

  6. Mayuri Patel

    Lata I’ve not come across a recipe for the kachori pastry where aloo, poha and breadcrumbs are added to the maida. Its an interesting recipe for the pastry. Must be so crunchy. To make a paneer filling for the kachori, sounds really delicious.

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Mayuri for the appreciation. Truly this is one of its kind kachori.

  7. Priya Srinivasan

    OMG, this is so drooling, the final pic is amazing, with all those topping and delicious chutneys, i just really want to take it from the pic!!! Superb recipe lata !

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Priya. I love almost all types of kachoris. And this one is my favourite with coconut filling.

  8. Anshu

    Oh my! this looks so scrumptious and full of flavors. I am drooling here. Got an incredible recipe for the upcoming festive season

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Anshu for stopping by. Yeah this recipe is truly different from regular run of the mill kachoris.

  9. Who doesn’t like chaat? and you have made such an interesting chaat. Your pastry with potato and bread crumbs is interesting.

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Jagruti. We all love chaat and this is one yummy raj kachori, no one can say No to this.

  10. sasmita sahoo

    Looking at this Poha Alu Raj Kachori simply I am drooling right away !! What a lovely fusion here you have given to the raj kachori 🙂 Will surely try sometime

    1. Lata Lala

      Yes Sasmita the fusion kachori is worth trying. We all loved it.
      Thank you.

  11. Jayashree T.Rao

    Something different and interesting here Lata, never thought of making with potato and poha along with maida. The filling also is different, would love to try it sometime.

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Jayashree. Please do try and let me know the feedback how you liked it.

  12. Lathiya

    Who can resist a good kachori…never heard of this alu raj kachori. Looks delicious and irresistible.

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Lathiya. Raj kachori is loved by one and all.

  13. Sapna

    You made me drool while fasting, not fair. This raj kachori with poha looks absolutely mouth watering.

    1. Lata Lala

      Thank you Sapana. Looking at this droolsome chaat it’s truly difficult to resist during fasting.

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