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Kulcha Recipe

Kulcha is a popular Indian Bread
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On :
Tuesday, 19 April, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Bread Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Roast Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 3 cups - plain flour
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - dry yeast
  • 1/4 tsp - baking powder
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - warm Milk
  • 2 tbsp - curds
  • salt to taste
  • some more Milk for kneading, if required
  • How to Make Kulcha:

    1. Sprinkle yeast and sugar over warm water. Keep aside for 5 minutes or till frothy.
    2. Sift together salt and flour. Make well in the centre and add curd.
    3. Sprinkle baking powder over the curd, allow to stand for 2-3 minutes.
    4. Pour in oil and yeast solution, and mix gradually.
    5. Use milk as required, to make a soft yet stiff dough.
    6. Brush dough with oil. Cover with an inverted bowl.
    7. Keep aside for 4 hours (longer if the weather is cold).
    8. Grease palms well and punch dough till soft and elastic.
    9. Cover again and keep aside for 10 minutes.
    10. Break of a lump, roll or pat into a thick circle about 6 inches in diameter.
    11. Roast on hot griddle or tandoor, till golden spots appear.
    12. Or shallow fry on griddle.
    13. Serve hot with vegetable gravy, dals, etc.


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