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Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 25 mins

Kachori is a Hindi word used to refer to fried potato balls. This is a wonderful snack of fried potato balls with spiced coconut stuffing. Enjoy this as a tea-time savoury with chutney or tomato ketchup. This recipe is from the Weekend magazine dated January 3rd'2003. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a clean bowl, mix together the mashed potatoes, salt and arrowroot powder. The arrowroot powder is used as a binding agent and it helps by making the Kachori crisp.
  2. Divide the mixture into 10 equal parts.
  3. In another bowl, mix the coconut, chillies, lemon juice and sugar. Divide the mixture into 10 equal parts.
  4. Flatten each portion of the mashed potato mixture with the palm of your hand.
  5. Put the coconut filling in the centre.
  6. Seal the Kachoris properly by extending the edges of the potato paste. Then, neatly round out the Kachori.
  7. Heat oil in a wok on medium flame.
  8. When its hot, add the Kachoris gently and deep-fry them until they are golden brown in colour.
  9. Drain on clean kitchen paper towels.
  10. Serve hot.
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