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Kulcha

aditya28's picture
Would you like to try kulcha at home? This kulcha recipe is just the way it is prepared in Indian homes. It is a delicious bread from Punjabi Cuisine. Kulcha goes well with chole, but it can also be eaten with paneer pasanda. Cook, share and enjoy this kulcha recipe.
Ingredients
  Maida/All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dahi 1 Teaspoon (Yogurt)
  Egg 1
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Ghee 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Point 1. Mix Maida, salt, and baking powder. Sift well.

Point 2. Mix Milk, Water, Yogurt, Egg.

Point 3. Mix flour and water mixture to make dough. Knead the dough for 6 to 8 minutes.

Point 4. Gather the dough to form a ball. Lightly oil the ball. Cover with damp kitchen towel or a plastic film wrap. Let it rest about 100 minutes at room temperature.

Point 5. Knead the dough for about six minutes. Divide dough in to 4 equal small balls. One dough ball will make one Kulcha.

Point 5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees fareinhite

Point 6. Lightly dust the rolling surface with Maida. Put a Dough ball. Flatten the dough with hand. Roll the dough out to form a round, or oval shape about the thickness of 3 Nickels (5ยข coins).

Point 7. Brush the Kulcha with Ghee. Put the Kulcha on a greased Baking sheet.

Point 8. Bake about 5 to 7 minutes.

Point 9. Repeat point 6 through 8 till all the Kulcha have been baked.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Punjabi
Course: 
Breakfast
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Flour
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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2 Comments

Snigdha's picture
Freshly made Kulchas are so good to eat. I like stuffed kulchas so much. Stuffed with potatoes, paneer, methi ..are such a treat for supper! A picture would have been really good.
shashi's picture
i don't think you need eggs. I made them fine without eggs.I added ghee and oil both into the all purpose flour+salt+sugar. Worked fine!