Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Here is a recipe of Kulcha which can be eaten with any of the north indian dishes.Easy healthy and looks nice too.
All purpose flour -3 cups
Sugar - 1 tsp
Olive oil - 2 tsp
Yeast -3/4 tsp dissolved in warm water and kept for 5 min
Curds -1/2 cup( exceptional)
Hot water - for mixing the dough about 2 cups
Thil -3 tsp
Carrot grates - 4 tsp
1.Mix the salt,sugar and olive oil in a large bowl.
2.Now add flour ,curds and hot water and then the yeast to it and kneed into a dough.
3. Cover the dough by a damp cloth and keep in a warm place (Oven) for about 2 hrs.
4.Then remove it out and roll into small balls and roll into flat kulchas.
Now brush some water over the upper surface of the kulchas and sprinkle with black or white thil ,some choriander leaves and grated carrot and sprinkle little flour over it and roll again 1-2 times so that it sticks firmly.
5.Now preheat the pan and apply little butter /olive oil and place the kulcha with thil surface upwards.
6.Then grease the upper surface and bake it upside down.
7.Serve it hot.
8.This can also be prepared instantly with the store bought pizza dough.But heat it in the microwave for 30 seconds and kneed for an additional 5 mins and then prepare in the same manner.