We know Diwali is over and perhaps a couple of you still feel like eating something yummy. But since all of us had enough of sweets and desserts, we now want something spicey and light. What’s is better than a simple snack recipe that you can prepare in a couple of minutes! Something like lilva kachori that is consumed during winters. Made from wholesome tuvar (green peas) lilva is a Gujrati name, which means tuvar beans. 

Lilva Kachori Recipe Card

Lilva kachori, a simple yet wholesome snack to be enjoyed during evening tea time.

Total Time :
30 min
Preparation Time :
20 min
Cooking Time :
10 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Samriddhi Srivastava


  • 100-Gram Tur Dana
  • 2 Tablespoons Chilli Coriander Paste
  • A Pinch Of Asafoetida
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • ½ Teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 Tablespoon Sesame Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Powder
  • ¾ Cup Maida
  • ¼ Cup Wheat Flour
  • Oil To Cook
  • Salt To Taste
  • Sugar To Taste


Step 1
Begin by cleaning tur dana well.
Step 2
Once done, grind all in a mixer grinder to prepare a coarse paste.
Step 3
Place a pan on the stove and add oil.
Step 4
Once the oil is hot enough, add asafoetida, chilli coriander paste, grinded tur dana paste.
Step 5
Sauté well and roast it on medium flame for a while.
Step 6
Then add sesame seeds and coconut powder. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
Step 7
Add all your spices, sugar and lemon juice. Cover and cook for 5-7 minutes.
Step 8
Remove from stove and let it cool down. Once done, make equal size balls out of it.
Step 9
Then take ¾ cup maida and 1/4 cup wheat flour in a bowl.
Step 10
Add 1 tbsp oil, water and knead it to make dough. Rest it for 15 minutes.
Step 11
Roll small rotis from the dough and pack tur dana balls in it.
Step 12
After making all the balls, fry them on medium flame in hot oil.
Step 13


Once done, serve it sauce or chutney of your choice.