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.

Recipe Notes

Once all the ingredients are mixed together, make sure you knead the dough for 6-8 minutes. This will bring the break the gluten and make the dough elastic.

Make sure to knead the dough to a very soft consistency. That is the tick to restaurant style fluffy bhatura.

Heat oil properly before you start frying Bhatura. Bhatura fried in less hot oil will not fluff and will become soggy.

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.