Monday, February 6, 2012

Stuffed Indian Bread with cottage cheese and peas(Matar Paneer kulcha)

Ingredients for  dough:-
Maida(all purpose flour)-2cups
Wheat flour-1cup
Active dry yeast- 1tsp
ghee(clarified butter)-1tbsp
warm water-1/4 cup
Milk  for kneading dough


  • To prepare yeast solution take a small bowl with little warm water mix in sugar and yeast.leave for 15 mins and your yeast is ready.
  • Sieve maida and wheat flour add salt and ghee. Mix it well.Now add prepared yeast.Knead the soft dough with milk.Leave it for 2 hours.

 Ingredients for  filling:-
Paneer(cottage cheese)-200 gms
Frozen peas or fresh peas-1cup
Garam masala-2tsp
Chilly powder-1/2tsp
Ginger-1inch piece
Garlic-6-7 cloves
Green chilly-4
Mint leaves-1tbsp chopped
Coriander leaves-1tbsp chopped
salt to taste

  • Add all the ingredients except cottage cheese in a mixer grinder and grind it to a coarse paste. 
  • Now mix the paste to the cottage cheese and  prepare the filling 

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How to proceed: 
Step 1-Make small balls from the dough and roll into disc shape. Add a spoon full of the prepared mixture.
Step 2-Now fold the one side 
Step3-Now fold the othe side.
Step4-Now fold both the side to make a square shape.
Step 5-Roll into square shape roties and brush ghee while rolling
Step 6- Fry the kulchas on hot griddle by applying ghee(clarified butter) on both the sides.

Serve hot with any salad or with chutney or with tomato sauce.


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