Wednesday 18 November 2009


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.
Serve bhaturas with Chole (chickpeas)


  1. sounds sweet :D no special ingredients.......

    instead of eating parathas on sunday i will tell mummy to make this :D

  2. I love Chholey Bhatoore!

    You could try oval shaped Bhatoore too!

  3. one of my favorite meal

    loved it....thnx

  4. I have never tried Bhatura, this recipe looks very simple. I will try...


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