Kulcha is a type of leavened flatbread eaten in south Asia , made from maida ( wheat flour ). It is particularly popular in India and pakistan and is usually eaten with chole.
Kulcha is a typical Punjabi and Kashmiri recipe. Amristar , a city in Punjab is famous for its Amritsari kulchas or Amritsari naan.
Flour dough is rolled into a flat , round shape and baked in an earthen clay oven until golden brown . when baked , it is usually rubbed with butter and served with chole.
There are many varities of kulchas like onion kulcha , panner kulcha and so on ………. Here , I am sharing the recipe of garlic kulcha. It has the flavor of the garlic.
Maida – 2 cup
Curd – ¼ cup
Baking powder – ½ tsp
Baking soda – ¼ tsp
Sugar - 1 tbs
Salt as required
Oil – 1/8 cup
Ghee – 2 tbs
Chopped garlic – 2 tbs
White sesame seeds – 2 tbs
Add in the ghee , chopped garlic and curd , mix well.
Add water needed to knead a soft smooth dough.
Add the oil and knead for two minutes.
Cover this dough in a damp cloth and let it rest 4 – 5 hours. Atleast let it raise for 2 hour.
Place this kulcha on the hot tava on medium flame and sprinkle the sesame seeds on top . Coriander leaves can be sprinkled on top.
Cook till the both sides of the kulcha are cooked and has golden brown spots.
Garlic kulcha is ready to serve.
Serve with any spicy gravy.
We had it with cheese butter panner masala.