Amritsari Stuffed Kulchas with Chole

Amritsari kulcha is  originated from Amritsar Punjab. This is very popular breakfast/main course in India .Kulcha dough knead with yogurt and stuffed with spicy potato/paneer. Soft,hot kulcha( brushed with/ butter) and chole is one of the popular food in North India.


For Dough-

  • Whole wheat flour-2 cup
  • Yogurt-1/2 cup
  • Baking powder-1/2 tsp
  • Salt-1/2 tsp
  • Sugar-1/2 tsp
  • Cooking oil-1 tsp

For Stuffing–

  • Potato-2 boiled,mashed
  •  Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
  •  Coriander leaves – 1 tsp finely chopped
  • Black paper powder – 1/2tsp
  •  Cumin powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste-1/2 tsp
  • Onion- 2tbs finely chopped( optional)
  • Green chili -1/2 tsp finely chopped
  • Dry mango powder-1/2 tsp
  • Crushed pomegranate seeds-1 tsp
  • Garam masala-1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves-1 tbsp chopped(Optional)
  • For Chole( serving-4)
    • White Chickpeas/chhole-1 cup
    • For muslin bag(bundle)-
      • Tea bag-1
      • Clove-2-3
      • Whole black cardamom-2-3
      • Whole Black pepper-5-6
      • Bay leaf-1-2
      • Cinnamon stick-1
      • Pomegranate peel-1 piece(optional)
    • For gravy-
    • Tomato-1 cup, puree
    • Onion-1 cup,  grated
    • Asafoetida/hing-1 pinch
    • Red chilli-1 tsp
    • Ginger and garlic paste-2 tsp
    • Garam masala-1/2 tsp
    • Chhole masala-1 tsp
    • Dry mango powder/ pomegranate powder-1/2 tsp
    • Salt- to taste
    • Cashew nut paste-1tbsp
    • Cooking oil-2 tbsp
    • Onion-slice for garnish


Step 1 – For Kulchas- Combine all ingredients in a bowl   mix very well then add little water and make semi-stiff dough (knead10-15 minutes) , cover dough  with damp cloth and keep aside for 1 hour.

Step 2 – After 1 hour take dough and knead 5 -10,and  make ball from dough and cover  with damp cloth for 10 minutes.Mix all ingredients of stuffing ,keep aside.

Step 3 – After 10 minute take ball put some coriander leaves keep on rolling board and roll out with help of rolling pin  make 4-5 inch circles.

Step 4 – Heat griddle/tawa invert it .

Step 5 – Apply little water in rolled kulcha on one side ,place on hot griddle .When kulcha starts bubbling, turn griddle above flame and cook kulcha proper,till completely puffed up.

Serve hot with chole!!!

For Chole 

Step 6– Wash and soak chickpeas for 8 to 10 hours/overnight.

Step 7 – Wash chickpeas with fresh water and keep in pressure cooker add 1/2 tsp salt,muslin bag, 4 cup water  close lid and give 6 to 7 whistles then keep in low flame for 2 to 3 minutes,remove from heat and cool it.(Keep chick pea and water separate).

Step 8 – Heat nonstick pan add oil ,in  oil add cumin seeds,then add grated onion fry until turns brown ,add ginger garlic paste  cook  until rawness gone,add all spices red chili powder chhole masala ,gram masala,salt,then add tomato puree,mix it proper and cook 2 to 3 minutes until oil float on tomato puree then add chickpeas (separate water) mix it, cook 1-2 minutes,then add chickpea water cover it cook on low flame for 8 to 10 minutes .

Step 9 – Open lid add Cashew nut paste and dry mango powder mix it proper and remove from heat.Garnish with onion slice.


 Enjoy  hot kulchas( brush with butter-optional) with chole and a glass of lassi !!!!!

27 Comments Add yours

  1. jyo says:

    Absolute yumminess ❣

    Liked by 1 person

  2. abhiray59 says:

    Tastes so good. I would rather eat it in an eatery. Low in fiber.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Yes it’s very delicious


  3. Sheryl says:

    mmm. . . This looks delicious.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you .. it’s looks nice but taste very yummy too


  4. Greedyeats -Neha says:

    So tempting these look!!! Loving their cute size.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Amazing site…so glad we have connected!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks, it’s my pleasure!!!


  6. it’s mouth watering! will definitely try! 😀

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you, I am sure you will like it.

      Liked by 1 person

  7. This looks yummy-licious! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

      1. You’re absolutely welcome!

        Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks so much 🙏


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