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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.