Nov 14, 2013

Pudina/Mint Kulcha

Adapted from Nita Mehta's Cookbook-Dal and Roti

Maida -250gm
Dry Yeast - 1/4tsp
Baking Powder - 1/4tsp
Warm Milk -150ml(3/4cup)
Salt - 1tsp
Sugar - 1tsp
Oil - 1.5tsp
Curd - 1tbsp

For Filling
Mint Leaves - 1 small bunch
Carom seeds(Ajwain)-3/4tsp
Salt - 3/4tsp
Red chilli powder-3/4tsp
Onion - 1 big(chopped)
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp(chopped)
Ghee - to apply on kulchas(Optional)

Method :-
  1. Dissolve Yeast in 2-3 tbsp of warm water.
  2. Sift maida.Add sugar n salt.
  3. Put curd in the centre of the maida n sprinkle baking powder on it.Leave for a few seconds till it starts bubbling.
  4. Add oil and the dissolved yeast.Knead with warm milk to make a dough.The dough should neither be too soft nor too stiff.It becomes loose after it is kept away for a few hours.
  5. Grease a polythene,brush the dough with oil.Keep the dough in the polythene,cover it with a pan inverted over it.Keep in the sun or warm place for 3-4 hours.
  6. The dough swells.Knead it again.Keep aside.
  7. Mix all the ingredients of the filling .
  8. Make balls .Roll out to the desired size.Sprinkle filling all over.
  9. Press gently with rolling pin(belan) n then with your fingers.
  10. Stick in a heated tandoor by applying water on the back side of kulcha.You can even use tawa for this process.
  11. Cook till brown spots appear.I applied little ghee on my kulchas.
Serve hot...Njoy with pickle or curd...

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