A Fried Dough ball,which is typically eaten with Chole /Chickpea Stew.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian Cuisine.
Servings 6 Bhatura


  • 2 Cup All Purpose Flour/Maida
  • 2.5 .Tbsp Coarse Sooji /Semolina
  • 1/3 Cup Curd/Yoghurt(Room Temperature)
  • 3 Tbsp Oil of your choice
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 2 Pinch Baking Soda
  • Oil for deep frying.


  • Mix All purpose flour,Semolina,salt ,sugar ,baking powder,and baking soda .Whisk it well.
  • Add oil to it ,and mix well.
  • With the help of yoghurt make a supple and nice dough.I don't think you will need water ,but if you need please add very little . Dough should be tight and smooth not loose and runny.
  • Cover the dough with a damp kitchen towel or plastic wrap.
  • Keep it aside in a warm place for around one hour to two hour.
  • knead it once more after two hour.Your dough will feel quite smooth.
  • Make dough balls of the same size.
  • Take one dough ball and roll this into a oblong or round shape.Please do not use dry flour for rolling the dough . if needed you can use oil.
  • Heat oil in a big wok.
  • When your oil is hot ,(taste it by dropping a small dough ball(Chickpea size) Drop the rolled dough ball in it.
  • Fry it on medium /high flame till both sides look crispy and puffed up.
  • If oil become very hot lower the flame and wait for it to come down.
  • Use paper towel for absorbing the excessive oil.
  • Serve it with pindi chole and gobhi gajar ka achar.
  • Enjoy.

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