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Gluten-free recipes: Amritsari Pudina Pyaz Kulcha

Last updated on: April 29, 2011 12:09 IST

Gluten-free recipes: Amritsari Pudina Pyaz Kulcha

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In the fifth and final part of a week-long series, we bring you a recipe from Is Wheat Killing You? by renowned clinical nutritionist Ishi Khosla.

Amritsari Pudina Pyaz Kulcha (Amritsar Mint and Onion Leavened Bread)

Makes: 10 kulchas

Preparation time: 20-30 minutes

Ingredients

1 cup chickpea flour (kabuli chana ka atta)
3/4 cup bean flour
1 cup husked split green gram flour (moong dal ka atta) + extra for dusting
1/2 small onion, finely chopped
A few mint leaves
1 tsp white sesame seeds (til)
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tbsp yoghurt, whisked smooth
1 tbsp butter

Method

Sift all flours into a large bowl and mix well. Add remaining ingredients except yogurt and butter. Gradually add yogurt and a little butter to make a soft dough. Knead well, cover and set aside for 2 hours. Knead again and roll out into 10 round or oval kulchas on a lightly floured surface. Place on tava or griddle over moderate heat. Cook till brown spots appear on the underside. Flip over and cook the other side.

Excerpted from Is Wheat Killing You? (Rs 399) by Ishi Khosla, with the permission of publishers Penguin Books India.


Image: Amritsari Pudina Pyaz Kulcha
Photographs: From Is Wheat Killing You? by Ishi Khosla