Sunday, 2 September 2012


Batura is a traditional North Indian Punjabi classic bread which is usually savored with Chole - together called as "Chole Batura". Though this is a north Indian dish , it is very popular in South India.

What you need for Batura:
  • Maida/Plain flour - 1 cup
  • Rava -2 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1 tbsp
  • Buttermilk - 1/2 cup
  • Baking soda - a pinch
  • Milk /Water - 1/2 cup
  • Salt to taste 
The preparation method:
  • Mix all the ingredients together.Add a little oil and make soft dough.
  • You can leave the dough , covered,  to rest minimum for an hour.
  • Divide the dough into  balls and roll out with a pin, making sure the thickness is even. Only then the batura will puff out when frying. Press both side of the bread with a flat ladle while frying will also ensure that the batura balloons up.
  • Deep fry in the oil till turning over until both sides are golden brown. 
  • Tasty bathura  is ready to be served hot with chole.

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