Amritsari Paneer Kulcha

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Serve Amritsari kulcha stuffed with Aloo or paneer stuffed along authentic Amritsari chole.

Ingredients :- ( Serves 6 )

  • 4 cup Refined flour / Maida
  • 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Dry Fenugreek leaves / Kasturi methi
  • 1 tbsp Curd
  • 2-3 cup Water
  • 30 gm Butter
  • 2 tbsp curd for brushing
  • 2 tbsp Coriander or Fenugreek leaves.

STUFFING

  • 150 gm Cottage cheese
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin / Zeera
  • 1/4 – 1/2 tsp Chilli paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp Dry mango powder / Aamchur

Method:-

  1. Mix flour,baking soda,oil,salt and fenugreek all together then adding curd along with water to form a very soft dough.
  2. Keep the made dough covered with wet damp cloth for about 5 to 6 hours.
  3. To make the stuffing in hot Oil add Cumin and let it to splatter for about 30 seconds.
  4. Then add all the remaining ingredients.
  5. Cook over medium for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Divide the dough into two equal parts.
  7. Spread out one of the part into a sheet as thin as possible.Apply butter sprinkling dry flour.Fold the sheet applying butter and sprinkling dry flour as we do while making puff pastry sheets.
  8. Cut the made book fold into three equal parts and you can see the layers present.
  9. Spread the cut piece adding a teaspoon of the made filling and then completely close and seal it into a ball.
  10. Spread the made stuffed ball into a kulcha lightly pressing with your palm and fingers.
  11. Brush curd over the kulcha,sprinkle coriander or fenugreek leaves and then with help of spoon or your fingers make design over the kulcha.
  12. Roast Amritsari kulcha over a hot Griddle / Tawa on a low heat till crisp and golden.It will take 5-6 min each side.
  13. You can also bake it in oven at 200°C for 10 min and then grill it for about 6 min.
  14. Serve with a dollop of butter with Amritsari chole.

Tips :-

  • Keep on punching and keading the dough for about 5 to 10 minutes to make the dough very soft
  • To knead the dough add water little later time.

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