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Aloo Kulcha Recipe | Amritsari Kulcha Recipe | How to make Aloo Kulcha

Aloo Kulcha Recipe | Amritsari Kulcha Recipe

Aloo Kulcha Recipe | Amritsari Kulcha Recipe | How to make Aloo Kulcha with detailed photos. Amritsari aloo kulcha is a very famous Indian flatbread recipe from the city of Amritsar in Punjab.

Amritsari kulcha or Aloo Kulcha is a potato stuffed flatbread made from all-purpose flour, curd, butter, boiled mashed potatoes,  onion, chili, and some spices.

Generally, tandoor is used for roasting the aloo kulcha but here in this recipe, I have roasted aloo kulcha on tawa/griddle

Typically, aloo kulcha is served with chole but you can also serve with Kaju Paneer Masala, Dal Makhani, Garlic Mushroom, Paneer Butter Masala, Paneer Lababdar, and Paneer Bhurji.

Check out our other Indian Flatbread Recipes- Aloo Puri, Pizza Paratha, Garlic Naan, Rumali Roti


Aloo Kulcha Recipe | Amritsari Kulcha Recipe


Ingredients


For Kulcha Dough

2 cups All-purpose flour (maida), 2-3 tablespoon curd, 1 teaspoon baking powder, ¼ teaspoon baking soda, ½ teaspoon sugar, 2 teaspoon butter, 1-2 teaspoon oil, Salt to taste, Water for kneading

For Aloo Stuffing

3 medium-sized boiled and peeled potato, 1 medium-sized finely chopped onion, 1 finely chopped green chili, ½ teaspoon chopped ginger, ½ teaspoon red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon crushed black pepper, ½ teaspoon chaat masala or dry mango powder, ¼ teaspoon garam masala, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, 2 tablespoon coriander leaves, ½ teaspoon Kasuri methi, Salt to taste     

Other Ingredients

2 teaspoon coriander leaves, 1 teaspoon Kasuri methi( dry fenugreek leaves), 2-3 teaspoon Butter


Aloo Kulcha Recipe | Amritsari Kulcha Recipe


How to make Kulcha Dough


1. Sieve 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, ¼ teaspoon baking soda, and salt.

How to make Kulcha Dough

2. Add ½ teaspoon sugar.

How to make Kulcha Dough

3. Also, add 2 tablespoon curd.

How to make Kulcha Dough

4. Mix all the ingredients very well.

How to make Kulcha Dough

5. Add water as required and start to kneed the dough.

How to make Kulcha Dough

6. Add 1 teaspoon oil and knead the dough for 8-10 minutes. Kulcha dough should be softer than roti dough.

How to make Kulcha Dough

7. Apply 1 teaspoon oil on kulcha dough and rest for 1 hour.

How to make Kulcha Dough

8. After 1 hour, knead the dough gently for 1-2 minutes.

How to make Kulcha Dough

9. Further, sprinkle some flour and spread the dough in a rectangle shape, and apply 1 teaspoon butter on it.

How to make Kulcha Dough

10. Also, sprinkle all-purpose flour on it.

How to make Kulcha Dough

11. Fold both the edges of the dough on each other and gently press it.

How to make Kulcha Dough

12. Again spread the dough and repeat the process.

How to make Kulcha Dough

13. Pinch and seal the edges of the dough roll.

How to make Kulcha Dough

14. Cut the roll into 6 equal parts.

How to make Kulcha Dough

15. Take 1 piece of the dough and pinch both sides together to make a ball.

How to make Kulcha Dough

16. Similarly, make all dough balls and cover them.

How to make Kulcha Dough


How to make Potato Stuffing


1. In a mixing bowl, mashed 3 boiled potatoes.

How to make Potato Filling

2. Further, add 1 medium finely chopped onion, 1 chopped green chili, ½ teaspoon chopped ginger, ½ teaspoon red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon crushed black pepper, ½ teaspoon chaat masala, ¼ teaspoon garam masala, and 1 teaspoon coriander powder.

How to make Potato Filling

3. Also, add 2 teaspoon coriander leaves, ½ teaspoon Kasuri methi, and salt to taste.

How to make Potato Filling

4. Mix all the ingredients very well.

How to make Potato Filling


How to make Aloo Kulcha


1. Roll the dough ball to a small circular disk and place a ball sized potato stuffing in the center.

How to make Aloo Kulcha

2. Bring the edges together in the middle and join them.

How to make Aloo Kulcha

3. Dust little flour on the rolling board and start rolling the kulcha.

How to make Aloo Kulcha

4. Gently roll the kulcha to a round or oval shape. Do not make it too thin or thick.

How to make Aloo Kulcha

5. Further, sprinkle some coriander leaves and Kasuri methi. Again roll the kulcha so that coriander leaves and Kasuri methi stick on it.

How to make Aloo Kulcha

6. Now flip the kulcha and apply some water on it. (apply water on the opposite sides of the coriander topping)

How to make Aloo Kulcha

7. Heat the iron tawa and place the kulcha on it. (remember to place water coated side down to tawa)

How to make Aloo Kulcha

8. Gently press on its edges so that kulcha  gets stick on the tawa and will not slide down when you flip the tawa.

How to make Aloo Kulcha

9. After 1 minute flip, the tawa upside down and roast the kulcha directly on the flame until it gets cooked from all sides.

How to make Aloo Kulcha

10. Remove the kulcha from Tawa and apply some butter on hot kulcha.

How to make Aloo Kulcha

11. Amritsari aloo kulcha is ready to serve.

Aloo Kulcha Recipe | Amritsari Kulcha Recipe


Suggestion


1. Instead of butter, you can use ghee/clarified butter.

2. Don’t use nonstick tawa/griddle. It will slide down the kulcha when you flip the tawa.


Recipe Card for Aloo Kulcha

Yield: 6 Kulchas

Aloo Kulcha Recipe | Amritsari Kulcha Recipe

Aloo Kulcha Recipe | Amritsari Kulcha Recipe

Amritsari kulcha is a potato stuffed flatbread made from all-purpose flour, curd, butter, boiled mashed potatoes,  onion, chili, and some spices.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes

Ingredients

For Kulcha Dough

  • 2 cups All-purpose flour (maida)
  • 2-3 tablespoon curd
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon butter
  • 1-2 teaspoon oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water for kneading

For Aloo Stuffing

  • 3 medium-sized boiled and peeled potato
  • 1 medium-sized finely chopped onion
  • 1 finely chopped green chili
  • ½ teaspoon chopped ginger
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala or dry mango powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • ½ teaspoon Kasuri methi
  • Salt to taste

Other Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoon coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Kasuri methi( dry fenugreek leaves)
  • 2-3 teaspoon Butter

Instructions

How to make Kulcha Dough

1. Sieve 2 cups all-purpose flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, ¼ teaspoon baking soda, and salt.

2. Add ½ teaspoon sugar.

3. Also, add 2 tablespoon curd.

4. Mix all the ingredients very well.

5. Add water as required and start to kneed the dough.

6. Add 1 teaspoon oil and knead the dough for 8-10 minutes. Kulcha dough should be softer than roti dough.

7. Apply 1 teaspoon oil on kulcha dough and rest for 1 hour.

8. After 1 hour, knead the dough gently for 1-2 minutes.

9. Further, sprinkle some flour and spread the dough in a rectangle shape, and apply 1 teaspoon butter on it.

10. Also, sprinkle all-purpose flour on it.

11. Fold both the edges of the dough on each other and gently press it.

12. Again spread the dough and repeat the process.

13. Pinch and seal the edges of the dough roll.

14. Cut the roll into 6 equal parts.

15. Take 1 piece of the dough and pinch both sides together to make a ball.

16. Similarly, make all dough balls and cover them.

How to make Potato Stuffing

1. In a mixing bowl, mashed 3 boiled potatoes.

2. Further, add 1 medium finely chopped onion, 1 chopped green chili, ½ teaspoon chopped ginger, ½ teaspoon red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon crushed black pepper, ½ teaspoon chaat masala, ¼ teaspoon garam masala, and 1 teaspoon coriander powder.

3. Also, add 2 teaspoon coriander leaves, ½ teaspoon Kasuri methi, and salt to taste.

4. Mix all the ingredients very well.

How to make Aloo Kulcha

1. Roll the dough ball to a small circular disk and place a ball sized potato stuffing in the center.

2. Bring the edges together in the middle and join them.

3. Dust little flour on the rolling board and start rolling the kulcha.

4. Gently roll the kulcha to a round or oval shape. Do not make it too thin or thick.

5. Further, sprinkle some coriander leaves and Kasuri methi. Again roll the kulcha so that coriander leaves and Kasuri methi stick on it.

6. Now flip the kulcha and apply some water on it. (apply water on the opposite sides of the coriander topping)

7. Heat the iron tawa and place the kulcha on it. (remember to place water coated side down to tawa)

8. Gently press on its edges so that kulcha  gets stick on the tawa and will not slide down when you flip the tawa.

9. After 1 minute flip, the tawa upside down and roast the kulcha directly on the flame until it gets cooked from all sides.

10. Remove the kulcha from Tawa and apply some butter on hot kulcha.

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1 Kulcha

Amount Per Serving Calories 240Total Fat 6gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 9mgSodium 369mgCarbohydrates 42gFiber 2gSugar 3gProtein 6g

*Per cent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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