Amritsari Kulcha is a Punjabi meal which is normally served with dal or chole. This recipe is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is also known as Amristari naan.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
To make dough:
2 cups Maida/ White kulcha;
1 tsp. Sugar;
1 tsp. Baking soda;
1/4 tsp. Salt;
1/4 fresh Yogurt;
2 tbsp. Ghee;
1 cup Warm milk.
1 cup Boiled potatoes;
1 chopped Onion;
1 tsp. Ginger grated;
1 tsp. Green Chillies;
Salt as per taste;
1 tsp. Red Chilli powder;
1 tsp Chat Masala;
1 tsp crushed Coriander;
1/2 tsp Carom seeds;
1/4 tsp. Cumin powder.
How to cook?
Take a bowl and add while flour. Add sugar, baking soda, and salt.
Add yogurt, ghee and mix it well.
To make a dough add warm milk and gently make a dough. Knead it well with your hands for at-least 10 minutes or till dough is soft and smooth. Make sure it does not stick to your hands.
Cover it with moist cloth and let it rest for about an hour or 45 minutes.
Now take out the dough, remove moist cloth and slightly knead it to remove any air present in it.
To make naan place the dough on a flat desk. Knead the dough and make circle.
Apply ghee on both the sides and fold it.
Repeat the process 3-4 times so that the ghee spreads in the layers.
Place the dough on a plate in such a way that it can easily be cut the dough pieces with a knife.
Take one piece of dough in hand and pinch the sides of dough and make a round ball.
Repeat the same process for all dough.
Cover the round dough pieces with moist cloth for about 15 minutes.
Take a bowl and add 1 cup boiled potato. Mash it.
Add chopped onion, coriander and mint leaves and grated Ginger.
Now add 1 tsp. Green chillies, salt, red chilli powder, chaat masala and cumin powder in a bowl.
Mix all the ingredients with hands or spoon and keep it aside.
Add potato fillings in the dough. Flatten it with hand by using ghee applied to your hands.
After it is flattened spread some coriander and ajwain and stick on it.
Sprinkle little water on one side so the it sticks on tawa. Carefully place naan on tawa with water side placed down.
After couple of minutes hold the tawa upside down and keep it on medium flame.
When its cooked take out the naan with the help of spatula.
Apply ghee on naan and serve it with Chole or green chutney.
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