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Aloo kulcha recipe | Amritsari kulcha recipe, how to make kulcha on tawa.

aloo kulcha recipe. Amritsari aloo kulcha recipe on tawa with spicy tangy potato filling.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: main
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 9 kulcha
Calories: 937kcal
Author: Harini


Making dough for kulcha

  • 2 cups maida / all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup curd/ yogurt Cashew curd for vegan option
  • 3 teaspoon oil
  • 3/4 cup water add 1/4 cup if only needed.
  • salt to taste
  • Butter for serving use vegan butter for vegan kulcha

To make aloo stuffing

  • 2 potatoes large, boiled and peeled
  • 2 green chilies finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed coriander seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon amchur dry mango powder
  • Salt to taste


Making dough for Kulcha

  • Add flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl. Mix well, add oil and rub well
  • Add curd and start kneading.
  • Now add warm water little by little and make a very soft and supple dough. The dough should be slightly sticky and very soft. Knead the dough for 12 minutes at least. Rest the dough for 3 hours.

Aloo Stuffing For Kulcha

  • To prepare the aloo stuffing for kulcha, boil, peel and mash the potatoes.
  • Take the mashed potatoes in a mixing bowl. Add all the other ingredients mentioned for stuffing and mix well.

Making Aloo Kucha:

  • Once the dough is leavened, knead again for 2 minutes gently. Divide the dough into 9-10 equal sized balls. Divide the stuffing too into 9-10 equal portions.
  • Roll a dough ball into 4-5″ circle. Place a potion of filling and bring the edges together Sprinkle some sesame seeds and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Place the sealed side down and roll into a oval shaped kulcha. Brush the top generously with water.
  • place the kulcha on a hot tawa, watered side down. Press well and cook for 40 seconds without adding ghee or oil.
  • Holding the handle of the tawa, flip the tawa so that the other side of the kulcha is cooked on direct flame. Cook till it turns golden and further slightly charred.
  • place the cooked aloo kulcha in a bowl and brush generously with melted butter or oil. serve hot aloo kulcha with chole or paneer masala.


1. You can use whole wheat flour instead of maida.
2. Do not skip curd.
3. You can leave out the stuffing and make plain kulcha too.


Calories: 937kcal