3 cups Maida (all purpose flour)
1/2 tsp Baking powder
1/8th tsp Baking Soda
1 tbsp sugar
salt to taste (approx 1 tsp)
1/4 cup oil
1/2 cup Yogurt
1 tbsp Ghee
For the Filling:
1 large onion, chopped very finely
2-3 chillies, slices thinly (or as per taste)
1/4 tsp Ajwain (oregano)
1/2 tsp ginger, grated
1/4 tsp cumin
salt to taste
- Mix all the ingredients for the filling in a bowl until blended and set aside.
- Mix all the ingredients for the dough, add water if needed to make it into a soft dough.Set aside for at least 1-2 hours. Then divide the dough into small pieces and make rounds of each them. Roll it out into a small circle with the help of a rolling pin, just like you would do with rotis or parathas.
- Now place little filling in the center of the rolled out dough and bring all the sides up to enclose the filling.
- Press it down.
- Now roll it down softly into a circle. Set the setting of your oven to broiler. once hot, place this rolled out Kulcha into a baking pan and push it into the broiler for 2-3 min until the top is browned.
- Now turn the kulcha and broil for additional 2 min. Serve hot.
- For Stove top method : This follows the normal method just the same way you would do for your rotis.
- Heat a pan in your stove in med-high flame and place the Kulcha.
- Pour down little ghee/butter/oil on all the sides of the Kulcha and cook for 3-4 min.
- Turn when brown spots start appearing on the surface of the bottom end. Do the same for the other side.
- Serve hot with butter melting on top and chole at the side.