Bhatura Recipe

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How to make Bhatura
  • Recipe Servings: 20
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Savoury and filling, serve the bhaturas with spicy chole.

Ingredients of Bhatura

  • 315 gm (2 3/4 cups) plain flour
  • 250 gm (2 cups) wholewheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 250 gm plain yogurt
  • Water
  • Vegetable oil

How to Make Bhatura

  • 1.Place 315 gm of refined flour and 250 gm of wholemeal flour in a bowl.
  • 2.Stir in 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp baking soda and about 250 plain yoghurt.
  • 3.Slowly add water if necessary until a soft dough is forms.
  • 4.Lightly knead dough in bowl until soft and smooth. Your finger should be able to press in with hardly any pressure.
  • 5.Shape dough into a ball and place in a bowl.
  • 6.Cover with a damp cloth and leave to rise in a warm, draught free place until doubled in sized, for around two to three hours, depending on the temperature.
  • 7.Knock back enough dough and break it into 20-25 walnut-sized pieces. Roll into smooth balls, and then roll out thinly into rounds on a lightly floured surface with a floured rolling pin.
  • 8.Heat about five cm vegetable oil in a wok over high heat until a small piece of dough thrown in comes back up to the surface immediately.
  • 9.Fry the bhaturas one at a time until lightly brown on each side.
  • 10.Drain well and keep warm until all are fried. Serve hot.