Assamese Baked Savoury Kordois Recipe
‘Kordois’ is an Assamese snack that is made either sweet or savoury. This snack is made specially on Bihu Festival days.
‘Kordois’ is an Assamese snack that is made either sweet or savoury. This snack is made specially on Bihu Festival days. The Kordoi is shaped like a 'Star Fruit' using the all purpose flour and traditionally deep fried. But in this healthier version we have used multigrain flour, carrots and baked the kordois instead of deep frying them.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Assamese recipes such as
- 1 cup Multigrain flour
- 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , grated
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 1/2 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
- Salt , to taste
- 2 tablespoons Cooking oil , to grease
How to make Assamese Baked Savoury Kordois Recipe
To begin making the Assamese Baked Savoury Kordois recipe, add the flour, onions, carrots, red chilli powder, dhania powder, ajwain, salt in a wide bowl and mix well.
Add water little by little and make a stiff dough. Divide the dough into smaller portions.
Dust the working space with flour and roll out the portion into thin circles.
Using a knife, cut the circle into stripes, leaving the corners. Roll the circle and pinch the sides of the rolled kordois.
Repeat the same procedure for the entire batch. Preheat the oven at 180 degrees C for 10 minutes and line the baking tray with parchment paper or butter paper.
Place the kordois on the parchment paper. Brush the kordois with oil and bake them in the preheated oven at 160 degrees C for 10-12 minutes, turning them and greasing them mid way.
Your delicious and healthy Assamese baked Kordois is ready.
Masterchefmom aka Uma Raghuraman is passionate about cooking and loves to experiment with Indian and World cuisine. She shares her experiences step by step and amazing recipes through her blog, www.masterchefmom.blogspot.in. A self taught and compulsive baker she tries to bring in right balance of taste, nutrition and presentation to all her dishes. A mother to two teenagers and having been with children as a school teacher for over five years, she understands child psychology and the role played by food in influencing their eating habits.