Tofu Pockets

Tofu Pockets in Marathi Time: 30 minutes Makes: 6 to 7 medium pockets Ingredients: Stuffing:...

Tofu Pockets in Marathi

Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 6 to 7 medium pockets



Ingredients:
Stuffing:
125 gram tofu
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 medium tomato, finely chopped
1 small bell pepper, finely chopped
1 cup grated cheese
1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
2 green chilies, finely chopped
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp chat masala
2 tsp oil
Salt to taste
For cover:
1 cup wheat flour (for better taste use all purpose flour)
1/4 cup besan (gram flour)
2 tsp hot oil
Salt to taste
Other ingredients:
approx 1/4 cup oil

Method:
1) Heat oil into a pan. Add cilantro and green chilies. Saute. Add onion and saute until soft. Add tomato and bell pepper. Saute for a couple of minutes.
2) Then add crumbled tofu and mix well. Saute until mixture becomes dry. In the end sprinkle dry spices chat masala, cumin powder, coriander powder and salt to taste. Keep it aside
3) Mix wheat flour, besan and little salt into a bowl. Add hot oil and water. Make semi-stiff dough. Cover and rest the dough for 15 minutes.
4) Divide the dough into lemon sized balls. Roll into semi thick circle. Place sufficient stuffing in the center. Sprinkle some cheese on top. Fold and make half moon shaped dumpling. Seal the edges.
Cooking Methods:
1) Shallow frying - Take a nonstick tawa. Drizzle some oil. Shallow fry over low heat. Press the pockets Gently with a spoon. Cook both sides well.
2) Deep fry - Deep fry into hot oil.
3) Baking - Brush the dumplings with some oil. Bake until light brown.
Serve hot with any spicy chutney or just tomato ketchup.

Tips:

1) cover shouldn't be very thin.. Wheat flour dough tend to tear while stuffing. OR try to make it with all purpose flour.

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