Thursday, October 13, 2016

Kulcha Recipe | Kulcha in Stove top | Indian Flat Breads

Kulcha, the most famous indian flat bread, it's more like naan but without yeast.Kulcha can be made in tandoori oven or in stove top too, but i usually make them in stove top and everytime it turns out so soft and delicious.
There are lot of variations in kulcha, here i'm sharing the basic recipe, with this as base, you can make any type of stuffed kulcha easily.If you haven't tried the kulcha in home before, give a try to this easy method and you would me amazed by the texture and taste of this kulcha.


Preparation Time : 2 hrs for resting | Cooking Time : 20 minsMakes :
Recipe Category: Flat bread | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Maida/All purpose flour - 11/2 cup
Curd - 2 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Baking Powder - 1/4 tsp
Baking Soda - a generous pinch
Sugar - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Water - 1/4 cup(approx).
Sesame seed - as needed

Take baking powder,baking soda,salt and sugar in a bowl, mix it well. Add curd and oil and whisk it vigorously.Then add water and mix well it well. Now add the flour and knead it till it becomes like a soft dough.Keep it aside for 2 hrs, then make small balls out of the dough. Dust the surface and roll into thick disc, sprinkle some sesame seeds on the top and press it with rolling pin to keep intact.Heat the tava, grease with butter or oil , place the rolled kulcha, cook it for few mins on medium flame, once you see the bubble on top, flip it and cook it other sides too.Once both sides have brown spots, remove it from tava and serve it with your favorite curry.Soft Kulcha is ready.

  • Let the dough rest for minimum 2 hrs.
  • Sour curd gives best result.
  • Sesame seed is optional, if using,you can use either white or balck.

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