April 17, 2014

BHATURA

Bhatura is a fried bread popular for breakfast or as a snack at teatime. It is served with channa curry or potato curry.

Ingredients:
Maida - 250 gms
Curd - 125 gms
Salt  -  a pinch
Sugar - 1 tsp
Baking soda - 1 tsp
Ghee - 1 tsp
Warm water - 6 tbsp
Oil

Method:

  • Sieve maida, baking soda and salt together. Add sugar, curd (not chilled) and enough warm water to make it into a soft dough. Continue kneading the dough till it does not stick to the fingers or bowl. 
  • Apply melted ghee to the hand and continue kneading till the dough becomes pliable. Cover it with a wet cloth and leave it to swell in a warm place or over a pan of warm water for 3-4 hours.
  • Divide it into 10-12 equal parts, shape into balls and roll out into rounds.
  • Fry them one at a time, in smoking hot ghee/ oil till light brown and pop up.
  • Serve with curry.


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