Indian Deep-fried Dough Snack

Indian Deep-fried Dough Snack

By: Helly Raichura

Kardoi is a snack from the region of Assam. In this recipe, Chef Helly Raichura shares her version of the snack.


  • 1 cups Atta
  • 1 cup Plain Flour
  • 1/4 cup finely sea blite
  • 1 small onion
  • 4 sprigs coriander
  • 1 tsp pinch of nigella seeds
  • 2 Carrots
  • salt to taste



  1. Chop onion and spinach fine and grate the carrot.
  2. Mix together atta, plain flour, salt, nigella seeds, onion, spinach carrot and oil.
  3. Add the water gradually and knead to form a firm, but elastic dough.
  4. Cover the dough and leave for a few minutes.
  5. Make balls from the dough and roll them into big chapatis.
  6. Cut to the desired shape.
  7. Place one disc on the counter and with a sharp knife cut straight lines, making sure not to cut all the way through.
  8. From one end start to make a roll, pinching the ends to bind. Push the two ends of the shaped kordoi gently to plump the middle.
  9. Deep fry the kordoi until crisp.
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