Amritsari Kulcha

Amritsari Kulcha

Amritsari Kulcha is crisp as well as soft leavened bread which is stuffed with boiled and mashed potatoes and spices. Kulchas are very famous in North India. I have shared Paneer Kulcha recipe. We make Amritsari Kulcha often.

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This Amritsari Kulcha goes very well with Chhole. But we like this Kulcha with Masala Curd. You can also serve this with pickle. But they are so good, my son like to have it plain. :) I used All purpose flour / Maida, but you can use half whole wheat flour or only whole wheat flour. The may be little different.

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The two things you have to keep in mind while making Amritsari Kulcha.

  1. The dough shouldnt be too dry.
  2. Your stuffing should be dry.

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I made Kulcha in the oven. You can make it in pressure cooker also. I will share pressure cooker version very soon. Even you can make it on tawa. Amritsari Kulcha and Chhole is perfect for weekend Bruch.

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Ingredient

For Dough (12 Kulcha)

All Purpose flour / Maida – 4 cups

Oil – 2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Active dry yeast – 2 tsp

Sugar – 2 tbsp

Warm milk – 2 cups

 

For Stuffing

Boiled Potatoes – 1 kg

Chopped coriander – 3 tbsp

Green chili paste – 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Chaat masala – 1 tbsp

Garam masala – 1 tsp

 

Other Ingredient

Butter

All purpose flour / maida for rolling the Kulcha

Some Crushed coriander seeds

Some crushed anardaana

Red chili powder

Chopped cilantro

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Direction

For Dough

1. Take warm milk in a bowl. Add oil, Yeast and sugar into the bowl. Mix well, cover it and keep it in warm place for 10 minutes until foamy.

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2. In a big mixing bowl, take flour and salt. Mix them well. Add foamy milk mixture and knead a soft dough. Knead the dough for 5 to 7 minutes.

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3. Grease a bowl and place the dough. Apply some oil. Cover it with plastic wrap and let it ferment for an hour. After an hour you will see the dough has doubled in size.

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For Stuffing

1. Take all the ingredients in a bowl. Mix them well and divide into equal size balls. Keep it aside.

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Let’s make Amritsari Aloo Kulcha

Preheat Your oven @ 500 degree F. If you are using pizza stone, place it in the oven while preheating.

1. Take out the dough onto the working surface. Knead the dough once with help of little bit flour. Divide them into equal size balls.

2. Take one ball and gently press it out a bit. Place prepared stuffing ball in the middle and close it into a ball. Press it little bit and keep it aside for 10 minutes. do the same process with rest of the balls.

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3. After 10 minutes, take one ball and spread the dough using your finger or rolling pin in to a thick paratha. Sprinkle some coriander seeds, crushed anardana, chili powder and cilantro. Roll it little bit again.

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4. Place it on a pizza stone or greased baking sheet. Bake it in preheated oven at 500 degree F (250 degree C) for about 8 minutes or until top is golden brown in color.

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Look At this picture, how beautifully they are puffing

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5. Remove from the oven and apply butter on top.

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Look at the back side

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6. Amritsari Kulcha is ready. Serve them hot with Chhole or curd. Enjoy!!!

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27 comments

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  1. anu
    anu 20 February, 2016, 23:46

    wow v delicious

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  2. Raji
    Raji 29 February, 2016, 02:09

    Thanks for the recipe. I tried this on Saturday & it came out so well. I’m gonna try many more recipes from your site.

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  3. Priyanka Nanda
    Priyanka Nanda 15 March, 2016, 11:22

    I tried this receipe and kulchas came out too good. My family loved them

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  4. Kavita
    Kavita 19 March, 2016, 00:56

    Yummy!!!!!

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  5. kalindi patel
    kalindi patel 7 April, 2016, 12:13

    Hi Dhwani
    I don’t have a pizza stone, can I put them on a pizza plate?

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  6. Noopur
    Noopur 15 April, 2016, 07:02

    Can we make it on skillet?

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  7. Anu
    Anu 28 August, 2016, 07:56

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    Kya aap tawa mein kaise cook karna hai woh recepies share karenge plz….

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    • Dhwani Mehta
      Dhwani Mehta Author 28 August, 2016, 23:21

      Hi Anu!!!
      Aap tawe pe Normal jaise hum paratha cook karte hai oil/butter ke sath, vaise hi sek lijiye.

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  8. Sana
    Sana 28 August, 2016, 09:42

    Tried it today… They turned out amazing. Thank you for the recipe… really easy to make 😊

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  9. Vrush
    Vrush 4 September, 2016, 08:46

    Yest nahi hai to kya use kar skt hai

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  10. Mausumi
    Mausumi 23 September, 2016, 03:42

    can I use atta instead of maida???

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  11. Urvi
    Urvi 17 April, 2017, 08:40

    Thx to give superb recipe

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  12. Sujata Roy
    Sujata Roy 10 July, 2017, 10:04

    Superb recipe. Bookmarking it. Will try it soon 😊

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    • Dhwani Mehta
      Dhwani Mehta Author 10 July, 2017, 10:46

      Hi Sujata!!
      Thanks for visiting my place. :) Please share your feedback once you try.
      Happy cooking.

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  13. Manohar
    Manohar 11 July, 2017, 00:29

    Tummy,good

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  14. Safina
    Safina 9 August, 2017, 10:05

    Hey dear,I tried making your kulchas today and they turned awesome..just one thing,they didn’t turned so fluffy like yours and it took me 20min to be cooked properly..

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