Learn How to Make Fresh Kulchas at Home

By First Posted: Dec 5, 2018 Wed 1:57 PM Updated: Oct 26, 2019 Sat 7:31 AM
Learn How to Make Fresh Kulchas at Home
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Indian breads are very popular and has been out for people to consume in almost every state of India. Are you crazy about naan? Then you will go crazier over kulcha. Here we have a kulcha recipe that offers an easy process for making a traditional Indian flatbread at home.



  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or melted ghee
  • Nigella seeds or toasted sesame seeds (see recipe note)
  • Cilantro or parsley sprigs
  • ¼ cup olive oil or melted ghee



>Sift the maida flour, baking powder and salt together in a large bowl having wide mouth. Add sugar, curd and oil. Add milk and mix well.

>Add warm water as required and bind the smooth and soft dough. Cover the bowl with a damp cloth or plastic wrap and keep it aside for 2 hours to set.

>Roll it out into a circle having 3-4 inch diameter using rolling pin. Sprinkle some sesame seeds and coriander leaves over it.

>Flip it upside down and apply some water on top side (plain side) with brush or wet hand.

>Heat your stove over medium flame. When it is medium hot, put the rolled raw kulcha on the tava such that side with sesame seeds stays on top. Cook until bubbles start to appear on the surface.

>When you see brown spots starts to appear evenly, take it away from flame or heat. Scrape out the kulcha with spatula. It will come out easily and you will see backside having a nice texture like as you get in restaurant.

>Apply some butter over it. Your Kulcha is ready.

Try the above recipe to cook home made kulcha.

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