Mawa Kachoris

Mawa Kachoris are Indian hand pies filled with mawa/khoya (evaporated milk solids) and mixed nuts, deep fried and dipped in sugar syrup.

Mawa Kachoris

These Kachoris or pies are a specialty from the State of Rajasthan. Mawa Kachoris are almost like Gujjiyas that are khoya filled pastries(shaped like empanadas).The only difference between Kachoris and Gujiyas is that the covering or pastry of gujiya is quite thin as compared to Kachoris. I first had Mawa Kachoris when I had visited Rajasthan for the first time. I did my college from there and I love Rajasthani food. Check out one of my favourite Rajasthani dish.. Rajasthani Pyaz Ki Kachori.This makes me realize that I have to do quite a few posts for my favorite Rajasthani dishes🙂.

What are Kachoris..

Kachoris are Indian pastries filled with savoury or sweet fillings. Dal Ki Kachori served with Aloo ki Subzi are popular in Uttar Pradesh and Pyaz Ki Kachori served with Kadhi in Rajasthan. Mawa kachoris are quite popular in Rajasthan. Kachoris are one of the popular breakfast item in Rajasthan Early morning you can see people lining outside the sweet shops for freshly made kachoris . These are deep-fried and heavy on stomach, so people consume these in morning or for evening snack. These also made on festivals like Holi and Diwali or any other special occasions.

Ingredients used..

Mawa used for these can be store-bought or homemade. For the recipe of Homemade Khoya/Mawa click here. I used ghee for making dough with flour, you can use any oil of your choice. Kachori dough made with ghee gives more flakier kachori and with oil gives crispy kachori.

Mawa Kachoris

Let’s see how I made these yummy and exotic Mawa Kachoris.

Special Exotic Mawa Kachoris are Indian hand pies, filled with mawa/khoya and mixed nuts, dipped in sugar syrup. Learn how to make Mawa Kachoris.

Preparing the dough

Prepare the filling

Make Kachoris

Frying and Dipping Kachoris in Sugar Syrup

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Can I make these ahead of festivals or party..

My family and friends love the Mawa Kachoris I make. These Kachoris are perfect for festival season. Holi or Diwali, these royal pies add up a special festive touch to your menu.So, make these Mawa Kachoris and enjoy the celebrations with your loved ones.

Other Indian Dessert recipe for Holi and Diwali.. Chawal Ki Kheer, Meethe Chawal, Mini Rasgulla Kheer, Gulab Jamun, Moong Dal Halwa, Apple Kheer and many more..

Holi is here and if you are thinking of making Gujiyas.. Click here for the no fail Gujiya recipe.

Savory Dishes for Holi.. Chole Bhature, Dahi Bhalle/Vade, Papadi Katoris and many more.

Happy festivities!! Enjoy with your loved ones.. Cook, Eat , Celebrate!!!

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Author: Swati

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38 thoughts

  1. Omg, these Mawa kachoris are such a delightful treat! Looks totally tempting! A rich and royal snack to enjoy this holi!

  2. Happy Holi dear! I love sugary, syrupy desserts and these gujiyas look so amazing, I am dying to try one right now! Awesome share for the theme dear <3

  3. Omg those mawa kachori looks absolutely divine. I wish to eat some now. They are hurt perfect to celebrate Holi.

  4. These kachoris are so delicious… really a treat for the tastebuds. My mouth is watering here after reading your post☺ Awesome share for Holi! An advance HAPPY HOLI!!!

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