Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Corn Kulcha

Kulchas are typical North Indian recipe and are often eaten with Chole/chickpea curry or can be eaten with simply pickle instead.Most of the North Indians start the day with different types of kulchas in their break fast .  This recipe makes approximately 8-10 Kulchas.

Ingredients:

·         Plain Flour-2 cups

For making dough:
·         Yogurt-2 tbsp.
·         Salt-1 pinch
·         Baking powder-1/2 tsp.
·         Baking Soda-1 pinch
·         Luke warm water-As required
·         Sugar powder-1/4 tsp.
·         Milk-1 tbsp.
·         Oil-1 tbsp.
For stuffing:
·         Sweet corn(boiled & lightly mashed)-1 cup
·         Chat masala-1/4 tsp.
·         Salt- to taste
·         Sugar-1/4 tsp.
·         Chopped coriander leaves-1/2 cup
·         Grated ginger-1/2 tsp.
·         Finely chopped green chili-2 nos.
·         Cumin seed-1/4 tsp.
·         Asafoetida-1 pinch
·         White oil- 1 tbsp.

Method:
·         Take a big mixing bowl. Put flour and above ingredients except warm water in it. Mix well. Pour required water slowly to make soft dough. Cover it and keep aside.
·         Heat a pan. Pour oil in it. Put cumin seed and Asafoetida in it. When is being crackle put all other ingredients and mix. Cook for 2 minutes. When it is lightly fried, remove it from heat and let it be cool.
·         Divide the dough into equal portion.
·         Take each portion of the dough and press it on the palm and flatten it.
·         Stuff corn mixture within it.
·         With a rolling pin flatten the ball into 1” inch thick paratha using little flour.

·                                              ·    Heat a tawa. Place the paratha on the tava and cook it using ½ tsp. oil, till light                           brown spots appear on both the sides. 
                              
                                       Serve hot with chole or simply pickles.

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