Sattu Kachori

I explored the Bihar state during one of the blogging marathon sessions when Valli selected the bihari cuisine as one of the themes. I have been making litti chokha, sattu paratha ever since. I have to urge you to make these dishes to know the depth of flavors in the dish. Simply beyond words.

2 cups wheat flour
1 tbsp curd
2 tspn oil
1/2 cup water
1 tspn crushed ajwain
salt to taste
for stuffing
1 cup sattu flour (roasted chana / black horse gram flour)
1 onion finely chopped
1 tspn pickle or pickle masala
1 tspn dry mango powder
1 tspn lemon juice
1 tspn chilly powder
1 tspn crushed garlic
1 tspn coriander cumin powder
1 pinch garam masala
1/2 cup water
1) Prepare the dough by mixing all ingredients, using little water at a time. Try to use as little water as possible
2) In another bowl, mix all the stuffing ingredients and mix it well. Add little water to make a paste 
3) The consistency of the stuffing should be slightly towards the dry side.
4) Now pinch out small balls of the dough and flatten them on the palm
5) Place a large bowl of stuffing in the centre and cover the fillings by pulling the dough around. Seal it well
6) Place them aside and repeat for the rest of the dough and filling.
7) In a deep pan, heat oil. Reduce the flame to low -medium
8) Now, start rolling out each kachori to the size of a puri.
9) Gently lift and place them in the hot oil.
10) Nudge it lightly in the centre using a slotted spatula to aid puffing 
11) Flip over when it is light golden in color
12) Remove and drain them on kitchen towel.

Serve hot

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 39


The Paratha itself is so tatsty and the sattu Kachori must be very delicious ..looks lovely M
Priya Suresh said…
Sattu Kachori looks very addictive, none cant just stop with one.
Unknown said…
oh the first pic is so beautiful!! so tempting!
jayanthi said…
such yummy kachoris.. have come out real nice
Yummy looking kachoris,makes me drool...
Nice. Looks crispy delicious.
Usha said…
I didn't sattu can be used for kachori also. Must have tasted great. I made sattu for the first time for this event and really loved it. It is such a versatile flour that it can be used for more than one dish.
Usha said…
Kachori turned out very crisp.
I loved the Sattu Parathas, and now would love to try these Kachoris...they look so crisp and crunchy.
Pavani said…
Oh yumm!! Sattu ke kachoris look so crispy & delicious..
Harini R said…
I was thinking about what Sapana wrote..I was spellbound eating the paratha and was wondering how much better the kachori would taste!! :)
Unknown said…
I badly want them just missed making them :) looks fantastic super crispy snack to indulge :)
Lovely pictures feel like grabbing from my laptop screen..
Gayathri Kumar said…
Even I started using sattu after the BM theme Valli chose. The kachoris look so yumm...
Srivalli said…
The kachoris surely look so crispy and sinful Pradnya..
Archana said…
After Litti choka I had promised myself I am going to make all these dishes with sattu. Never got down to it ;( story of my life.
These kachori look awesome. I want to try them. Can I bake them?
Sattu kachoris looks really good. Filling snack and healthy as well :)
A perfect snack with masaledar chai!!!
Unknown said…
Yummy snack.. I can have one with my coffee right now.
Padmajha said…
Looks so good Pradnya and my kids would love this.Am making it for sure.
Padmajha said…
Looks so good Pradnya and my kids would love this.Am making it for sure.

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