Zamali Kulcha

Zamali Kulcha

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A soft textured bread that goes well with almost anything.

Zamali Kulcha recipe - How to make Zamali Kulcha

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2 cups plain flour (maida)
salt to taste
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tbsp sour curds (khatta dahi)
2 tbsp milk
2 tbsp oil
3/4 tsp nigella seeds (kalonji)
2 tbsp butter

  1. Sieve the plain flour with salt and soda bicarbonate.
  2. Add the curds and milk and sufficient water, mix well and knead into a soft and smooth dough.
  3. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for ten minutes. Add 2 tbsp of oil and knead again till smooth.
  4. Cover it again and keep aside for at least an hour.
  5. Divide the dough into six to eight equal portions.
  6. Place a portion on a lightly floured surface and roll gently into a circle of 5" diameter.
  7. Brush lightly with oil, sprinkle kalonji on the surface and press with your palm.
  8. Place kulchas on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 220 Degree Celsius for about six to eight minutes.
  9. Brush the hot kulchas with butter and serve immediately.