Saturday, August 15, 2015

Paneer(Cottage cheese) Kulcha Recipe

For the Kulcha dough,

  • 3 cups wheat flour or maida( I used wheat flour)
  • 1/2 cup curd ( Dahi)
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • some warm water 
  • Oil, ghee and butter for shallow frying
For the Kulcha Filling,

  • 200 gm. grated or mashed cottage cheese (Paneer)
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 2 finely chopped green chillies
  • 2 tbsp finely coriander leaves
  • salt to taste 
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder 
  • 1 tsp oil or butter 
Method :
Flour, salt, butter, curd, baking soda mix together in a large bowl. Now, add curd and mix well. Add enough warm water and knead in to a soft dough. Now cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes. Now after 30 minutes, open the dough and knead the dough for few seconds. Divide the dough into equal portion and keep aside. Now make the filling, heat 1tsp oil or butter in a pan, add onion, green chillies. And just add grated or mashed cottage cheese (paneer), salt, red chilli, garam masala powder and saute for 1 minute and switch off the flame and mix in coriander leaves.  Divide the mixture into equal portion. Now take a ball of dough and fill the paneer mixture and making a round ball and spread dry atta on the chakla and pat with light hand, after roll out round roti or paratha with a rolling pin. Now heat a tawa and put kulcha on the tawa. Add 1 tsp oil, ghee or butter and frying both sides golden brown and remove from the tawa. Serve with curd, raita etc.

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Filling mixture 

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Serve with curd (Dahi ke saath)

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