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Cheesy Doosra Chilli Butter Cookies and Peas Potli

Cheesy Doosra Chilli Butter Cookies and Peas Potli

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 45


Serves 4

  • All Purpose Flour 1 cups

  • Oil / Ghee 1 tsp

  • Salt or as per taste 1/2 tsp

  • Ajwain Seeds 1/2 tsp

  • Baking Soda 1/2 tsp

  • Coarsely Crushed Peas 1/2 cups

  • Medium sized boiled and mashed potatoes 2 nos

  • UNIBIC Doosra Chilli Butter Cookies coarsely crushed 8 nos

  • Medium sized onion finely chopped 1 nos

  • Grated Cheese 1 cups

  • Green Chilly ,finely chopped 1 nos

  • Grated Ginger Piece 1/2 inch

  • Kasuri methi (lightly roasted and crumbled between your palms) 1/2 tsp

  • Amchur Powder 1/2 tsp

  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • Red Chili Powder 1/2 tsp

  • Garam Masala Powder 1/2 tsp

  • Dhaniya Powder 1/2 tsp

  • Coriander Leaves,chopped 1 tsp

  • Salt or as per taste 1/2 tsp

  • Oil for frying 2 tbsp


  • 01

    For the dough

  • 02

    Mix the all purpose flour, ajwain, salt, baking soda and oil in a mixing bowl.

  • 03

    Now add water as required to form firm dough. The dough should not be too soft; it should be a bit harder like the one made for making puri.

  • 04

    Cover it with a kitchen cloth and keep it aside.

  • 05

    For the filling

  • 06

    Heat oil in a pan

  • 07

    Add ginger paste and green chillies and sauté it for 1 min.

  • 08

    Now add finely chopped onion and saute it till it turns translucent. It might take 4-5 minutes on low/medium flame.

  • 09

    Add boiled and mashed potatoes and coarsely crushed green peas.

  • 10

    When the green peas is cooked add the dry masala powders: turmeric powder, corriander powder, kasori methi, red chilli powder, amchur powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well

  • 11

    Add corriander leaves and mix well.

  • 12

    Saute for 1 more minute and switch of the flame. Let it cool.

  • 13

    Once the filling cools add the grated cheese and mix well

  • 14

    Now add the coarsely crushed UNIBIC Doosra Chilli Butter Cookies and mix well.

  • 15

    For making the potli’s

  • 16

    Knead the dough lightly again and roll the dough lengthwise.

  • 17

    Now make small round balls out of this (like you would make for puri).

  • 18

    Roll out on a lightly floured board till about 4 inches in diameter.

  • 19

    Now, put 1-2 tea spoon of the above prepared stuffing in the center.

  • 20

    Close and give shape of a potli ('potli'is a Hindi word which means,

  • 21

    Likewise, repeat for all the balls of dough. As you go on making them, cover them with a kitchen towel so that the outer cover does not dry out.

  • 22

    Heat oil in a deep frying pan. The oil should not be too hot.

  • 23

    Drop potlis, gently, into the hot oil and deep fry till golden brown on medium flame.

  • 24

    Remove from oil.

  • 25

    Drain on clean kitchen towels/napkins.

  • 26

    Serve hot with green chutney or sauce



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