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aloo bhatura recipe

aloo bhatura - thick leavened fried Indian bread often eating with chole/channa
course snacks
cuisine north indian, punjabi
prep time 2 hours 10 minutes
cook time 30 minutes
total time 2 hours 40 minutes
servings 9 -10 bhaturas
author dassana amit

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 1.5 cup wheat flour (atta)
  • ¾ cup refined wheat flour (maida)
  • 1 large potato mashed or 2 medium sized potatoes, mashed
  • ¼ teaspoon of baking powder or baking soda
  • 3 tablespoon curd (yogurt or dahi)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or brown sugar, optional
  • 2 teaspoon ghee or oil for kneading the flour
  • salt to taste
  • oil for deep frying
  • very little water for kneading the flour if required

how to make recipe?

  1. seive the flours with the baking powder.
  2. add the mashed potatoes, curd, sugar, salt and knead to a smooth dough. only add water if required.
  3. cover the dough with a wet cloth and keep aside for two hours.
  4. after two hours lightly knead the dough.
  5. make medium size round balls and roll each into a large puri of about 4 inches in diameter.
  6. fry each bhatura in moderately hot oil till they become puffed up and well browned.
  7. serve the aloo bhaturas with punjabi chole.