Hinger kochuri/Asfoetida flavoured deep fried puffed breads|| Bengali hing ka kachauri

‘Hing er kochuri’ or asfoetida flavored deep fried puffed breads is a very popular dish from Bengali Cuisine.

Sunday and kochuris are both emotion of a Bengali like me. We live outside India and really miss going to a sweet shop and enjoy this ‘kochuris’. So,started making our own and believe me…they turned out really great. And my greatest compliment I got from my husband that,he haven’t tasted ‘kochuris’ this great till date 😊.

From my kitchen to your kitchen this perfect recipe for hing er kochuri/ asfoetida flavored deep fried puffed breads πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

Type- Bread

Preparation time- 20-25 minutes

Cooking time- 1-1:30 minutes each batch (when your oil has reached the optimum temperature 🌑️)

Ingredients for the filing:

  • 1/2 cup sattu/chhatu/parched flour
  • 1/4 th cup water knead a soft dough (it may vary from people to people)
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tsp hing
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbs bhaja masala/dry roast spice powder
  • 1.5 tsp oil

Ingredients for the dough:

  • 1 3/4 th cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1.5 tbs sugar
  • 3 tbs oil
  • 1/2 cup water (it varies from people to people)

Procedure for the dough:

  • In a bowl add 1 3/4 th cups of all purpose flour,1 tsp salt,1.5 tbs sugar
  • Mix them
  • Then add 3 tbs oil and again give it a quick mix
  • Now we need to knead a soft dough by adding water slowly to it
  • We required around 1/2 cup water
  • Drizzle 1 tsp oil and brush over the dough and keep it aside

Procedure for the filing:

  • While our dough is resting,we will knead out our filing
  • In a bowl add 1/2 cup chhatu/sattu/parched flour,1.5 tsp salt,1 tsp sugar
  • Add 1.5 tsp hing/asfoetida and mix
  • We’ll need asfoetida in good amount as it is ‘hing er kochuri’/ asfoetida flavored deep fried puffed breads
  • Add 1tbs bhaja masala/dry roast spice powder
  • Add 1 tsp oil and mix it evenly
  • Now add water spoon by spoon and knead a soft dough
  • We required around 1/4 cup water
  • And our filing is also ready

How to make ‘Hing er kochuri’ / asfoetida flavored deep fried puffed breads?

  • Now both our dough and the filing is ready
  • Pinch around 25 gm of the all purpose flour dough and flatten it out by giving it a small bowl shape to hold the filing in the center
  • Again pinch around 10 gm of the filing and place it in the center of the all purpose flour roundel and fold it from all side
  • Prepare all your roundels with the filing inside
  • Now roll out with a rolling pin and deep fry until golden brown
  • Your kochuris are ready to enjoy

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