Aloo Kachori Recipe

Aloo Kachori Recipe
  • Prep Time
    20 minutes
  • Cook Time
    40 minutes
  • Serving
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Aloo Kachori Recipe is a famous North Indian appetizer, particularly during festivals and special occasions. This mouthwatering deep-fried pastry perfectly combines a savory filling with a spicy mashed potato mixture for a crunchy outside and delicious inside. Aloo Kachori is a delicious dish that can be eaten as a snack or as a meal. It is also a delightful and gratifying treat for your taste senses.


Aloo Kachori Recipe


per serving

  • Daily Value*
  • Calories: 250
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 350mg
  • Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.


Delicious anytime of the day, Aloo Kachori has a crispy crust and mouth-watering filling. Learn how to make Aloo Kachori with step by step instructions that have a crispy outer coating and are super soft inside.

Step 1

Prepare the Dough: In a large bowl, combine 2 cups of all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup oil or ghee, and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

Step 2

Gradually add water and knead into a smooth, firm dough.

Step 3

Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it rest for 20 minutes.

Step 4

Prepare the Filling: Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan over medium heat.

Step 5

Add 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds and 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds. Let them sizzle.

Step 6

Add the grated ginger and chopped green chilies. Sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 7

Add the mashed potatoes, 1 teaspoon each of coriander powder, cumin powder, and garam masala, 1/2 teaspoon each of turmeric powder and red chili powder, and salt to taste.

Step 8

Mix well and cook for 5-7 minutes. Stir in the chopped coriander leaves and remove from heat. Let the filling cool completely.

Step 9

Making the Kachoris: Shape the Kachoris: Divide the dough into equal-sized balls.

Step 10

Roll each ball into a small disc about 3 inches in diameter.

Step 11

Place a spoonful of the potato filling in the center of each disc.

Step 12

Gather the edges and seal tightly, forming a ball.

Step 13

Gently flatten the filled ball into a disc.

Step 14

Fry the Kachoris: Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium heat.

Step 15

Once the oil is hot, carefully slide in the kachoris, a few at a time.

Step 16

Fry them until golden brown and crispy, turning occasionally to ensure even cooking.

Step 17

Remove the kachoris with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.


Aloo Kachori is a very famous Indian snack which it boasts of multiple flavours in each bite. For this, here is a recipe for preparing spicy and savory potato filling opened kachoris with the perfect crispy cover. These kachoris are a crowd pleaser, serve these with chutney or as part of a meal. Indulge in homemade Aloo Kachori with a dollop of home and relish on the flavors from India.


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