paneerkulcha

 

Paneer Kulcha is a lip smacking snack from the Rajasthani cuisine.Here the kulcha has been stuffed with a rich and spicy paneer filling.

Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Refined flour (maida) 3 cups
  • Baking powder 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar 1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Butter 5 tablespoons + for basting
  • Milk 1 cup
  • For stuffing
  • Paneer (cottage cheese) crushed 200 grams
  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
  • Green chillies chopped 4
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons
  • Chaat masala 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Onion chopped 1 medium

Method:

  • Mix together the refined flour and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Mix sugar, salt, butter and milk and add to the flour and knead into a soft dough. Cover with a damp cloth and set aside for forty minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 200°C / 400°F.
  • For the stuffing mix together cottage cheese, garam masala powder, green chillies, coriander leaves, chaat masala, red chilli powder and onion.
  • Divide both the dough and the stuffing into eight equal portions. Roll each dough portion into a ball, spread it slightly on your palm and place a portion of the stuffing on it
  • and close in the edges and press lightly to seal.
  • Further roll it out into a thick roti of 5 to 6 inch diameter. Place the rotis, two at a time, on a baking tray and bake, basting with butter in between, for eight minutes.
  • Serve hot.