Bhatura

bhatoora

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bhatura is one of the most famous breads from the Punjab. It is used together with chola as ‘Chola-Bhatura’. The Bhatura is a delicious fried bread made with plain flour. Adding butter or ghee to the Bhatura dough makes it softer . The curd helps the Bhatura to rise and adds a slight sour taste which complements the Punjabi Chole

Ingredients

 

  • Maida  250 gms
  • Milk  ½ cup
  • Curd     1 tbsp
  •  Fruit salt  eno   1 tsp
  • Sugar   ½ tsp
  • Fresh cream   1 tbsp
  • Salt  to taste
  • Oil  for deep-frying

 

Method

  • Combine maida, fresh cream,  salt, sugar and eno in a bowl and mix well now add milk and curd and knead this  into a firm dough using water as required.
  • Cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into  equal portions and roll each portion into a 5” diameter circle.
  • Heat the oil in a kadhai on a medium-high  flame and deep-fry the bhaturas till they puff up and are golden brown on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Serve immidiatly with hot chhole.
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