Amritsari Aloo Kulcha Recipe- Indian Flat Bread with spicy potato filling | Flavour Diary

Kulcha's are famous flat breads made with various fillings and very much popular among North India. Usually Kulcha's are made tandoor which maintenance very high temperature.We can make it at home in oven at its highest temperature and bake for 10 mins until cooked or we can do on stove top on high heat on pan. Today's recipe is well known Amritsari Aloo Kulcha which are soft, crispy and made with spices and Aloo(potato) filling. These are perfect for any time of the day and can be served with spicy curry as side or with Raita and salad.
Preparation of Kulcha is similar to paratha preparation.Lets go through the ingredients and steps.

Level: Moderate
Resting Time:1-2 hrs
Prep time: 15mins
Cook Time: 30mins
Makes: 8-10 kulcha
1 cup:250 ml


Maida / Plain flour - 1 cup
Whole Wheat Flour - 1  1/2 cup 
Yogurt - 3 table spoon.
Baking soda - 1/3 teaspoon.
Baking powder - 1/2 teaspoon.
Sugar - 1 teaspoon.
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Salt - 3/4 teaspoon

Boiled Potatoes : 400 gms
Salt : 1/2 teaspoon (to taste)
Green chilli chopped : 1-2
Ginger Grated : 1 inch piece
Amchoor powder (or lime juice) : 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander powder : 1 teaspoon
Red chilli powder : 1/4 teaspoon (to taste)
Garam masala : 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander leaves Chopped: 1 tablespoon


In a large bowl add all the ingredients of dough and form a soft dough and knead for 5 mins until it is non sticky. Cover the dough and rest for 1-2 hrs or more.
Mash the potatoes and mix all the ingredients under filling.
Make lime size balls of dough and filling mixture separately.
Apply oil on the working surface and roll the dough ball of 2 inch round circle. Apply oil on it and place the filling mixture ball at the center and seal the edges. 
With light hand roll carefully the stuffed dough ball.
Heat the pan drizzle teaspoon of butter/ oil and place the kulcha, drizzle a teaspoon of butter/oil on kulcha and flip the kulcha when u see the bubbles. Fry both sides till golden brown.
Serve hot and apply loads of butter for great taste.

  • You can use more butter or less based on your taste and diet.

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