KULCHA

Ingredients
3 cups plain flour1 tbsp. oil1 tsp. dry yeast1/4 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. sugar1/2 cup warm milk2 tbsp. curdssalt to tastemore milk for kneading if required
METHOD
Sprinkle yeast and sugar over warm water.
Keep aside for 5 minutes or till frothy.
Mix salt and flour, take in a large plate.
Make well in centre. Put curds in well.
Sprinkle baking powder over curds.
Allow to stand for 2-3 minutes.
Pour oil, yeast solution, in well and mix gradually.
Use milk as required, to make a soft stiff dough.
Brush dough will oil. Cover with inverted bowl.
Keep aside for 4 hours. Longer if 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 of dough.
Roll or pat to a thick round about 6" diam.
Roast on hot griddle, or tandoor, till golden spots appear.
Or shallow fry on griddle.
Serve hot with gravied vegetables, dals, etc.
Note: Do make kulchas perfectly round, the charm is in rolling them oval or pulled from one end.

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