Sooji Kachori- Semolina Kachori Khasta Sooji Kachori Recipe – Semolina Kachori
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Semolina - 1 cup (180 grams)
  • Potato - 4 (300 grams) (boiled)
  • Oil - for frying kachoris and adding in semolina
  • Green coriander - 1-2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Mango powder - ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly powder - less than ¼
  • Carom seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala - less than ¼ tsp
  • Green chilly - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Ginger - 1 inch (finely chopped)
  • Salt - 1 tsp (as per taste)
  1. Boil and peel the potatoes for making the stuffing for kachoris.
  2. In a big mixing bowl mash the boiled potatoes potatoes, ½ tsp salt, ginger, coriander powder, mango powder, red chilly powder, green chilly, garam masala and chopped green coriander. Mix everything really well and the stuffing is ready.
  3. Take 2 cups of water in any cooking vessel and place it on flame simmering.
  4. When you see water is simmering, add carom seeds, ½ tsp salt and 1 tbsp oil to it.
  5. Then add semolina and mix really well.
  6. Stir constantly and let it cook on low flame until it turns thick and dense in consistency.
  7. After this turn off the flame and let the mixture cool down. Keep stirring constantly. Transfer semolina dough in a bowl.
  8. Now grease your hands with some oil and knead the dough with your hands.
  9. Pinch small to medium size portion from the dough and roll into a round shape.
  10. Flatten it with your fingers and top it up with 1-1.5 tsp stuffing.
  11. Close the stuffing from all sides and flatten the stuffed dough ball. Repeat the process until entire dough is utilized.
  12. Heat enough oil in a wok or pan. When oil is medium hot, slide the kachoris to it and deep fry until golden brown from all sides.
  13. Drain out the fried kachoris on paper kitchen towels to remove excess oil. Similarly fry the rest as well. Khasta sooji kachoris are ready.
  14. Serve these tempting and mouth drooling crispy sooji kachoris steaming hot with any Indian dip/chutney like green coriander chutney, mint chutney or tomato. They taste super delicious.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at