Pyaz ki Kachori recipe | प्याज़ की कचौड़ी | Khasta Kachori | Diwali Recipe |Kunal Kapur

Khasta Kachori

Pyaz ki Kachori Recipe – a crisp and flaky deep-fried snack recipe made with plain flour and onion stuffing. khasta kachori is famous across India especially in Rajasthan. This recipe of kachori is made with an easy and simple stuffing of spiced onions. These crisp, flaky, deep-fried Kachoris stuffed with an onion filling are so delightful. This Diwali enjoy an easy and delicious recipe made by Chef Kunal Kapur at the comfort of your home. I wish you a Happy & Safe Diwali! – Chef Kunal Kapur.

Pyaz ki kachori

Makes 10nos


For the dough

Maida – 250gms/2cups

Salt – ½ tsp

Ghee – 75gms/5tbsp

Oil – 75gms/5tbsp

Water – as required

Oil – for frying


Oil – 4tbsp

Heeng (asafoetida) – ½ tsp

Ginger chopped – 1tsp

Green chilli chopped – 1tsp

Cumin – 1tsp

Fennel Seeds (Saunf) – 1tsp

Onion chopped – 1½ cups

Black salt – ¼ tsp

Pepper powder – a pinch

Turmeric – ½ tsp

Chilli powder – ½ tsp

Salt – to taste

Pudina chutney – 1cup


For the filling heat oil in a pan and add heeng followed by chopped ginger, green chilli, cumin and fennel seeds. Stir for 30secs and then add onions, black salt, pepper, turmeric, chilli powder and salt to taste. Cook the onions on high heat for 2-3mins. Remove to a plate and cool it completely.

For the dough rub together flour, salt, ghee and oil to make it crumbly. Add sufficient water to make a very soft dough. Knead and keep aside for 10mins.

Divide into 10 equal small pieces and roll them. Now press and flatten them and fill them with the onion filling. Close the dough and make it into a ball.

Heat oil in a deep vessel till medium hot. Gently press the stuffed dough balls to flatten them and then slide them in medium hot oil. Once they start to float increase the heat and fry till golden brown.

Remove and serve hot with chutney.