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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Roast Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

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