Bhatura - A soft and fluffy Indian fried bread, made from all purpose flour(maida).It is often eaten with a chickpea curry (sabji ) called chole.
450 grams self raising flour –maida (all purpose flour with added baking soda)
4 slices white bread.
½ cup yoghurt
½ cup warm milk
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon sunflower oil
Sunflower oil for frying.
1. Remove the crusts from the bread and soak it in the ½ cup milk. Keep aside for 5 minutes.
2. Sieve the self raising flour, add the sugar and salt and mix in.
3. Add the soaked bread, yoghurt and sunflower oil and make a soft dough.
4. Cover the dough with a tea towel and leave in a warm place for 1 hour.
5. Divide the dough into 12 pieces and make small balls.
6. Roll out each ball in to a 5 inch round and approx 3mm thick.
7. Deep fry in oil until golden brown on both sides. Remove and drain on kitchen paper.