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Kulcha(Matar Kulcha)

A type of Indian flat bread which is quite light in texture.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Indian Cuisine.
Servings 4


  • 2 Cups All purpose flour/Maida
  • 4 Tbsp Curd/yogurt
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 4 Tbsp Melted Butter
  • Water for kneading the dough
  • ½ Cup Chopped Cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp Onion seeds/Kalongi
  • Butter to smear.


  • Mix all purpose flour ,Curd,Baking powder,Baking soda ,salt and melted butter.
  • Knead it like a soft dough .Dont use too much water.
  • Cover the dough with a kitchen towel and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes make small dough balls of the same size.
  • Roll the dough balls into a circle or oblong shape.
  • Place some nigella seeds and Cilantro leaf on it .
  • Place rolled kulcha on the hot griddle/Tawa.Sprinkle some water all around the sides and cover it with a lid.
  • Flip it onto the other side and cook till golden brown .
  • After its done serve it with Matar chaat or any other side of your choice.