Jamnagar Dry Kachori


Dry kachori is the most popular farsan in Jamnagar, the city of Gujarat. It is deep-fried round kachori stuffed with dry ingredients like gathiya or farsan along with nuts and spices. The Kachori is slightly sweet, slightly spicy, but absolutely tasty and liked by all age groups. Desi Gabbar gets you the recipe for Jamnagar Dry Kachori. Here you go!

  • PreTime 00 h 20 m
  • CookTime 00 h 10 m
  • Serving 4Persons

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Ingredients & Method


  • Coriander seeds – 2tbsp
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Sesame seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Maida – 1 cup
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water – ¼ cup
  • Sugar – 1.5 tbsp
  • Dry mango powder – 1.5 tsp
  • Black salt to taste
  • Chaat masala – 1tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – ¼ tsp
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric – ½ tbsp.
  • Black pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Fried mung daal – ½ cup
  • Papdi – ½ cup
  • Sesame seed – ½ tsp (add into dry mixture)
  • Chopped raisins – 1 tsp
  • Chopped cashew nuts – 1 tbsp
  • Sweet Chutney – 1.5 tsp


  • Take a pan, add coriander seeds, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, sesame seeds and roast it on low flame.
  • Turn off the flame, and keep it aside.
  • For making dough, take maida and add ghee, salt to taste and mix it well.
  • Add required water and make a soft dough, then keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
  • Now, take roast masala and grind it in mixture jar
  • In that add sugar, dry mango powder, black salt to taste, chaat masala, garam masala, asafoetida, kashmiri red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and black pepper powder and grind it again
  • Now, take a jar add fried mung daal, papadi and grind it properly and mix with mixture and mix well
  • In ready mixture, add sesame seed, chopped raisins, chopped cashew nuts and sweet chutney as required and mix it well.
  • Now, make a ball of that mixture (medium size).
  • After resting, knead the dough once again and divide the dough in equal dough balls.
  • Now, flatten it with hands, use your thumb and finger to make a cup shape
  • Fill a stuffing and cover it and gently stretch it on upwards side and remove the extra dough.
  • And seal it properly. Same way prepares others kachori.
  • Fry it on medium flame and cook till they turns into golden brown.
  • Serve it with sweet chutney.
  • *Yummy tips to enjoy Jamnagar Dry Kachori: It can be prepared as Diwali snacks or as a munching snack for evening tea or breakfast.
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