Stuffed, mouth-watering Koraishutir Kochuri (Peas Kochuri) has always been a winter favorite. This Peas stuffed deep fried delicious flat bread is very simple to make using Green Peas. This typical breakfast or evening meal can be made with various stuffing. Here is a delicious and mouth watering Korai sutir/Peas Kochuri recipe from the Bengali cuisine. Enjoy it with aloor dum, subzi or chutney.
Ingredients for the Dough:
- Flour / Maida: 400 g / 2 cups
- Wheat Flour: 100 g
- Salt: ½ Tsp.
- Refined Oil: 2 Tsp.
Ingredients for the Stuffing:
- Green Peas / Koraishuti / Matar: 500 g (seeds after removing the shell)
- Ginger Paste: 2 Tsp.
- Green Chili: 1-2 (adjust according to taste bud)
- Salt: 1 Tsp.
- Sugar: 1 Tsp.
- Asafoetida / Hing: ¼ Tsp.
- Refined Oil: 1 Tbsp.
Ingredients for Bhaja Masala:
- Cumin Seed: 1 Tsp.
- Carom Seed / Jowan / Ajwain: ½ Tsp. (optional)
- Dried Red Chili: 1
To Fry Koraishutir Kochuri:
- Refined Oil: for Deep frying
Instructions for making
To make Bhaja Masala:
- Roast Cumin seed, Dried Red Chili and Carom Seed for 1-2 minutes in low flame on a non-stick pan and let the spices cool off completely.
- Use the coarse powdered roasted spices and Bhaja Masala in making the stuffing.
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Making the stuffing:
- Make a smooth paste of Green Peas using either a mixer grinder or using a traditional Shil Nora along with the Green Chilies.
- Heat Oil in a non-stick pan and temper the oil with asafoetida and ginger paste and cook for 1-2 minutes in low flame.
- Add the peas paste to it and start cooking in medium flame till the raw aroma of peas gone completely.
- Now add 1 Tsp. of Bhaja Masala Powder, Salt and Sugar to the mixture and mix the stuffing mix.
- Cook for few more minutes till the mixture swells to the edges of the pan and switch the flame off.
- Let the mixture cool completely.
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Making the Dough:
- Keep 2 Cups full of water for making the dough.
- Take both the flour along with salt and using a sieve shift it once.
- Add Oil to the flour mixture; use your hand to turn into a crumbly mixture.
- Now add ½ a cup of water to the flour mixture and keep kneading and add water as required.
- Use just enough water to make the dough not so tight.
- Cover the dough with a piece of wet cloth for 10 minutes.
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Making the Kochuri:
- Divide the dough into portions, making ping pong ball sized dough ball from the dough.
- Flatten a dough ball on the kitchen top and place 1 spoon full of stuffing in the middle and seal the flattened dough to make a stuffed ball.
- Now make rest of the stuffed dough balls in the same way.
- Now heat sufficient oil in a kadhai to fry kochuris.
- Take a dough roller and roll out each stuffed balls into disks of 4-5’’ without making a hole in the body of the flattened dough disk.
- If required sprinkle little oil on the roiling board before rolling the dough.
- Fry from both the side on medium flame and while frying press little with a perforated ladle to help the Kochuri puffed properly.
- Following this deep fry rest of the kochuris.
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Your Koraishutir Kochuri is now ready, serve hot and fluffy with Aloor Dum!
If you’re wondering how to make delicious Aloor Dum to go with the Koraishuti’r Kochuri, Click Here!