Thursday, September 8, 2011

Amritsari Kulche (Stuffed wid aaloo)

 The home of the famous Gurudwara " Golden Temple" and the Jalianwala Bagh is also popular for its delicacies both non-vegetarian and vegetarian. From Amritsari Kulche Chole to Amritsari Fish, they have it all in their Buffet. The Dhabas serving these cuisines are must go. Today I am posting Amritsari Kulche from my kitty:.
Aaloo Kulcha
For the Kulcha:
2 cup Maida
1 cup Wheat Flour
1tbsp Ghee
1tsp Aijwain
1tbsp Baking Powder
1tsp Baking soda
1tsp Sugar
1tbsp Yogurt
2tbsp Milk
Water to Knead the dough
Salt to Taste

For the Filling:
3 medium sized Potatoes (Boiled)
2 Green Chilies
1tbsp Ginger Paste
2tbsp Butter
1tbsp Cumin Powder
1tbsp Coriander Powder
1tsp Red chilly Powder
1tbsp Anardana Powder
Salt to Taste
Fresh Coriander

Ghee to fry
Anardana Powder for the topping of the Kulchas

  • Take a wide vessel, add in maida + wheat flour + baking powder + baking soda + salt + sugar + ghee + yoghurt + milk. Mix all this well.
  • Now add enough water to knead it into a soft dough.
  • Cover the dough with wet muslin cloth. Keep it aside for an hour.
For the Filling:
  • Take a bowl, mash in the boiled potatoes in them.  
  • Add in salt+ butter + cumin powder + coriander powder + red chilly powder + anardana powder + ginger paste + green chilies + fresh coriander. Mix all this well.
  • Keep it aside.
To make the Kulcha:
  • After an hour, divide the dough into thick equal balls. ( around 8 balls will be made out of it)
  • Now roll a little bit with a rolling pin.
  • Add in 1 tbsp full of potato filling in between.
  • Fold it.
  • Now roll this ball into a round shape around 6'' diameter.
  • On top of it apply little ghee, sprinkle some anardana powder over it.
  • Heat a tawa. lower the flame, place the kulcha over it.
  • Let this cook properly from both the sides.
  • Fry it with ghee or butter or oil. as you like it.
To make the tangy onion salad:
  • Chop the onions in round shape.
  • Green chilies split open.
  • Take a bowl, add in onions + green chilies+ salt + lime juice+ sugar + red chilly powder.
  • Mix all this well.
  • Serve with chole and kulcha.

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