Mawa Kachori

A delicious new Mava kachori recipe to satisfy your sweet cravings. #HappyCookingToyou

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Kachori Dough:

  • Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 1 & ½ Cups
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp
  • Sufi cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup or as required

Mava Filling:

  • Sufi cooking oil 1 tsp
  • Badam (Almonds) crushed 2 tbs
  • Kaju (Cashew nuts) crushed 2 tbs
  • Sukha nariyal (Dry coconut) grated 2 tbs
  • Pista (Pistachio) crushed 2 tbs
  • Jaifil powder (Nutmeg powder) ¼ tsp
  • Elaichi powder (Cardamom powder) ½ tsp
  • Khoya grated 100 gms

Sheera (Sugar syrup):

  • Pani (Water) 1 Cup
  • Hari elaichi (Green cardamom) 3-4
  • Cheeni (Sugar) 1 Cup
  • Sufi cooking oil for frying


Kachori Dough:

In bowl,add all-purpose flour,salt,sufi cooking oil and mix well.

Gradually add water and knead until medium soft dough is formed.

Cover and let it rest for 30 minutes.

Mava Filling:

In frying pan,add sufi cooking oil,almonds,cashew nuts,dry coconut,pistachio,nutmeg powder, cardamom powder,mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Add khoya,mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Let it cool down.

Sheera (Sugar syrup):

In saucepan,add water,green cardamom and sugar,mix well and bring it to boil.

Cook until sugar is dissolved and syrup is thickened & set aside.

Take a dough and knead again and cut into equal parts.

Take a small dough,sprinkle flour and roll out with the help of rolling pin.

In the center of the dough,add khoya filling and apply water,press and seal all edges (makes 6-8).

In wok,heat sufi cooking oil and fry kachori on low flame until golden brown.

Slightly make a hole in the center of the kachori,pour prepared sugar syrup (sheera) and garnish with pistachio,almonds & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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