Mar 1, 2012

Cheese Kulcha

Wholewheat Cheese Kulcha - Kulcha's a delicious dish in North Indian cuisine.

Makes : 5


1 cup (200 g) wholewheat (atta)
1 teaspoon oil / butter
3 tablespoons curd
3 tablespoons beaten egg
1 teaspoon sugar
½ teaspoon salt
2 pinches baking powder
2 tablespoons milk
2 -3 teaspoon butter / oil

For the  stuffing:

2 cheese cubes , grated
1 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves, chopped
1 small green chilli, chopped


Sift the flour into a bowl and make a well in the centre. Add melted butter / oil, curd, beaten egg , baking powder, sugar, salt  and mix well. Add 1 – 2 tablespoons milk and knead to form a smooth dough.

Cover the dough with a damp cloth and keep aside for 3 hours or store in an airtight container.
In bowl, mix together the grated cheese, chopped coriander and chopped green chillies. Keep aside.

Divide the dough into 5 equal – sized balls. Stuff each of the dough balls with some of the cheese mixture and then roll out into flat, round shapes of roughly six cm diameter.

Cook these in a tandoor for three to four minutes or use a tawa and cook them well on a medium to low heat until golden color on both the sides. Apply little butter or oil if required. Serve hot with dal , raita , tandoori chicken……

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