Lahori Kulcha Recipe

Lahori Kulcha is a popular flat-bread from Pakistan. kulcha are very famous in Lahore. These soft textured breads are easy to prepare and delicious to eat. Lahori Kulcha traditionally made with plain flour and yogurt. The Yogurt add a yummy tanginess and soft texture to the kulcha. It can be made in the tandoor or grill as well as on a tava or griddle. Check it out the Lahori Kulcha recipe here!!

[one_third] Prep Time: 2 hours 20 minutes[/one_third] [one_third]Cook Time: 10 minutes[/one_third] [one_third_last] Servings: 8[/one_third_last]


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  • 3 cups white flour
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • a Pinch of Baking Soda

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 8 servings

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Step 1

Take a bowl, add white flour, sugar, baking powder, baking sode and salt in it.

Step 2

Pour some oil in this mixture. Add yogurt and knead the dough add water if necessary. The dough should not be very tight.

Step 3

Cover the dough with wet cloth and leave it for 2 hours. The dough will swell up a bit by now due to the effect of Baking Powder and Baking Soda.

Step 4

Preheat a grill at high temperature.

Step 5

Make small balls of the dough and spread it in a tear shaped bread.
Note: [ To make a good quality Kulcha try spreading it by hand by patting and pressing the dough firmly. Otherwise use the rolling pin.]

Step 6

Brush oil on one side of the kulcha.

Step 7
Put it in the grill and cook for 8-10 minutes. Once the Kulcha is almost cooked turn the heat to full to get some black burn marks. Lahori Kulcha is ready to serve.

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