aloo bhatura recipe - thick leavened fried Indian bread often eating with chole/channa
north indian, punjabi
to 10 bhatura
refined wheat flour
large potato mashed
or 2 medium sized potatoes, mashed
of baking powder or baking soda
(yogurt or dahi)
sugar or brown sugar,
ghee or oil for kneading the flour
salt to taste
oil for deep frying
very little water for kneading the flour if required
seive the flours with the baking powder.
add the mashed potatoes, curd, sugar, salt and knead to a smooth dough. only add water if required.
cover the dough with a wet cloth and keep aside for two hours.
after two hours lightly knead the dough.
make medium size round balls and roll each into a large puri of about 4 inches in diameter.
fry each bhatura in moderately hot oil till they become puffed up and well browned.
serve the aloo bhatura with punjabi chole.
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