Bhatura

Bhatura is a soft and fluffy deep-fried bread from the North India and Punjab region, and is often eaten with chickpea curry, chhole or channe, making the classic dish chole bhature.

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour – 3 Cups
  • Milk- 1/2 Cup
  • Baking soda – ½ TSP
  • Yogurt – ½ Cup
  • Sugar – 1TSP
  • Salt – As per the taste
  • Oil – For frying
  • Water – ½ to 1 cup

Method

  • Take pot and add all ingredients together axcept water and mix it well.
  • Slowly add water to make smooth dough and knead it for minimum 7 to 10minutes.
  • Cover dough with wet kitchen towel and rest this in warm place for minimum 4 to 5 hours.
  • After resting time over, start to make bhatura like flat chapati (bread), meanwhile also take oil in pan for frying and keep it on high flame until it properly hot.
  • After oil is enough hot, slowly add bhatura to it and fry it with both sides until it’s become golden brown.
  • Take out on paper towel and serve it hot with any Punjabi curry or vegetables.
  • Tips:
  • Add 1 to 2 TBS of semolina while making dough; it will help to come out with crispy texture on bhatura.
  • Press bhatura gently with specula while frying it. It will help to fill air inside bhatura and help to comes out with big and fluffy.

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