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Thursday, 24 May 2012

BHATURA/BATTURA



Recipe source : Shabs cuisine

Ingredients:
All purpose flour /maida - 2 cups
Baking powder - 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Semolina - 2 1/2 tbsp
Curd - 2 tbsp
Salt - 1/2  tsp
Water - 3/4 cup
Oil - to deep fry

Preparation:
1.In a bowl,take 2 cups of all purpose flour.


2.Add 1/2 tsp baking powder
3.Add 1tsp sugar.

4.Add 2 1/2 tbsp semolina/rava and salt to it and mix well.
5.Take 2 tbsp curd in a measuring cup.
6.Add 3/4th cup of water to curd and mix well.
7.Add this curd + water mixture into the dry ingredients and knead well to make a tight dough.(Sprinkle 1 or 2 tbsp water,if its too tight).
8.Keep it covered in a warm place for atleast 2 hours.
9.Divide the dough into 4 portions,transfer 1 portion of the dough to a floured surface and roll it.(apply flour accordingly,dat it dont stick)

10.Using a cutter,cut this into pieces vertically and horizontally.Place in a plate without sticking to each other and do the same with remaining dough.
11.Heat enough oil in a deep kadai in medium flame.
12.When hot ( jus drop a pinch dough and if it rises,oil is ready)drop the flattened dough .
13.Press it lightly in the centre until it puffs up completely.
14.Flip it over and fry until lightly golden all over.
15.Take it off and do the same with rest and serve hot with chana masala or any other non veg curries.

Notes:
To make it easier i do this way or else u can make small lemon size balls and roll into thin discs using chapathi roller.

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