Bhatura is a fluffy and deep fried Indian bread that is served with golden brown chickpea curry. It is made from flour maida (purpose flour), yogurt.

Bhatura

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Resting Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 393 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Bhatura is a fluffy and deep fried Indian bread that is served with golden brown chickpea curry. It is made from flour maida (purpose flour), yogurt.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Maida / All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp Fine Sooji / Semolina
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/4 cup Curd
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Mix maida, sooji,, sugar, salt, baking soda and baking powder in a bowl.

  2. Add oil and curd and mix well.

  3. Add water and mix to make a very soft dough.

  4. Cover the dough and keep aside for 2-3 hours or for best result overnight until it doubles in size.

  5. Knead the dough for 6-8 minutes until it is soft and smooth.

  6. Divide the dough into 8-10 equal balls.

  7. Take one dough ball and roll to make a round or oval bhatura.

  8. The edges of the bhatura should be a little thicker than the centre.

  9. Heat oil for frying in a pan.

  10. Slide the bhatura in the hot oil and fry from both the sides until golden brown.

  11. Keep pressing the bhatura with a perforated ladle.

  12. Once done, remove the bhatura on a tissue lined plate.

  13. Serve hot with chole.

Nutrition Facts
Bhatura
Amount Per Serving
Calories 393 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 669mg29%
Potassium 230mg7%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Calcium 82mg8%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.