Talk of Indian street food and you’ll have a whole gamut of options to leave you spilt for choice. Be it the spicy aloo chaat to crispy and tangy gol gappas, bhalla papri, or decadent papri chaat, and raj kachoris, the varieties are aplenty. The best part is that while you can find these Indian street foods in every nook and corner of the country, you can make it all at home. Many people are wary of street food because of the unhygienic conditions in which it is prepared. Especially post the pandemic, we just cannot enjoy street food the way we used to. The best alternative to sate your cravings is to make it all at home. And if you think making your favourite chaat at home might be an elaborate or messy task, we’ve got you covered.

Raj Kachori, is one of the most loved street foods in the northern parts of India. It is basically a huge puff pastry that is hollow from centre and is filled with a dash of yogurt, chutneys and oodles of spices along with sprouts, potatoes, pomegranate seeds, bhalla, sev and so much more. Sounds interesting, isn’t it? The easy recipe is sure to get you more excited.

Raj Kachori makes for a delicious evening binge or you can also include it in your dinner party at home. It is also a great treat for festive spreads of Diwali or Holi. The best part about making it at home is that you control the quantity and quality of ingredients and so no added preservatives go into it. Here’s the full recipe of Raj Kachori you can make at home:


Ingredients  

1 hollow Kachori  

2 Tbsp yogurt

1 Tbsp tamarind chutney

1 Tbsp coriander chutney

For the filling:

100 gm boiled potatoes

100 gm sprouts

1 dahi bhalla

2-3 papdis

50 gm boiled chick peas

Few tsp of pomegranate bhujia and ginger juliennes

For the seasoning:

A pinch of yellow chilli

Black pepper

Salt

Method:

1. Fill the raj kachori with everything except chutneys, yogurt and seasoning.

2. Sprinkle seasoning.

3. Pour tamarind chutney, coriander chutney and yogurt over it.

4. Garnish with pomegranates and serve.