Sunday, March 10, 2013

Erachi Ada/Erachi Puri/Meat Pockets

I dont know exactly  what is the name of this meat filled pastries.....I call it sometimes as Erachi Ada and my son call it as Erachi Puri and we can Internationally call it as Meat Pockets..Agree!!!!!!!!!!!

Ingredients :
For the filling
  1. Chicken : 4-5 medium size boneless pieces
  2. Red Chilly Powder : 1 tsp
  3. Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
  4. Salt
  5. Ginger Garlic Paste : 1 tsp
  6. Onion : 2 small
  7. Coriander leaves : 2 tbsp(chopped)
  8. Oil
Method :
  • Marinate the chicken pieces with the ingredients from2-5 and keep aside for half n hour.
  • Fry the chicken pieces well.
  • After taking them from the oil, mince the chicken pieces with a knife and cutting board.
  • Now we got a cup of crispy minced chicken pieces.
  • Again heat little oil in another pan and add onions
  • Saute the onions well and add the minced chicken pieces and combine well
  • Cook for 4-5 minutes and finally add the coriander leaves.
The filling is ready

For the dough (Outer Covering)
  1. All purpose flour(Maida) : 1 Cup
  2. Wheat Powder : 1/4 cup
  3. Rice Powder : 1/4 cup(for rolling)
  4. Salt
  5. Lukewarm water : For kneading
  • Combine maida,wheat powder,salt and lukewarm water and knead well like a chapathi dough.
  • Make lemon size balls out of it.
  • Roll the balls with spreading the rice powder.
  • After rolling out a big chapati cut it into half.
  • Place the filling on each side and fold it(From one chapati we get two erachi ada)
  • Shape the edges of the Puris using a fork
  • Heat oil in a pan
  • Add the puris one by one and deep fry it.

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