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Lilva Kachori winter snack from Indian State - Gujarat

Lilva ni kachori is a delicious winter snack made with fresh tuvar (green pigeon peas). These fresh tuvar beans are called as lilva in the Gujarati language and hence the name lilva kachori. This lilva kachori recipe gives you one of the best kachori with a flaky crisp crust and a soft, lightly spicy, sweet and tangy filling.


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Lilva Kachori

Lilva Kachori winter snack
Lilva Kachori winter snack

Course : Snack


Cuisine : Indian




Prep time : 15 minutes




Process time : 15 minutes




Total time : 30 minutes


Ingredients:

  • Wheat flour - 1 cup

  • Peas - 1 cup

  • Ginger-green chili paste - 1 tsp

  • Coriander leaves - 3 tsp

  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

  • Sesame seeds - 1 tsp

  • Ajwain -1 tsp

  • Hing - 1/4 tsp

  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp

  • Dry mango powder - 1 tsp

  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp

  • Dry grapes - 7

  • Cashews - 5

  • Lemon juice - 2 tsp

  • Oil - 1 cup

  • Salt - as per taste

Instructions:

  1. Knead the wheat flour with salt, turmeric powder, ajwain into soft dough by adding required water, cover and rest, until we make filling

  2. Grind the fresh peas into smooth paste

  3. For filling- add oil in a pan, once heated add cumin, sesame seeds allow them to crackle, then add ginger-green chili paste, sauté them well

  4. Add green peas paste to it and mix

  5. Now add coriander powder, dry mango powder, turmeric powder, Hing , dry grapes, cashews, chopped coriander leaves, lemon juice and salt as per taste and sauté them until aromatic

  6. Allow the peas filling to cool down

  7. Roll out wheat flour dough thin, cut into round shape

  8. Take each shape and fill with peas masala, seal the corners

  9. Deep fry them in oil

  10. Strain and serve hot with tea

Pictorial :


salt in wheat flour
salt in wheat flour

turmeric powder
turmeric powder

ajwain
ajwain

water
water

knead into soft dough
knead into soft dough

cover and rest
cover and rest

fresh green peas
fresh green peas

grind
grind

oil
oil

cumin seeds
cumin seeds

sesame seeds
sesame seeds

ginger-green chili paste
ginger-green chili paste

sauté until aromatic
sauté until aromatic

green peas paste
green peas paste

coriander powder
coriander powder

dry mango powder
dry mango powder

turmeric powder
turmeric powder

lemon juice
lemon juice

hing
hing

dry grapes and cashew
dry grapes and cashew

chopped coriander leaves
chopped coriander leaves

sauté them until aromatic, cool down
sauté them until aromatic, cool down

roll out the dough thin
roll out the dough thin

cut into round shape with cookie cutter
cut into round shape with cookie cutter

fill with peas masala in each round dough
fill with peas masala in each round dough

seal the corners
seal the corners

tightly
tightly

like this
like this

ready to fry
ready to fry

deep fry them in hot oil
deep fry them in hot oil

strain
strain

serve hot with chutney
serve hot with chutney
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