Channadal Kulcha/Dal Stuffed Mini Kulcha

Priya Suresh
Priya Suresh|
Last updated on Jan 11th
Though kneading the dough and making a filling asks for some preparation, this kulchas makes an excellent lunch for growing kids. If you want to add mixed dals for making the filling, dont hesitate a second to go with. Trust me, kids will definitely love this dal kulcha.
  • Prep Time50Minutes
  • Cooking Time30Minutes
  • Serves3people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2cups maida
  • 1tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2tsp baking soda
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 1tsp Sugar
  • 3TBSP OIL
  • 1/4cup Yogurt
  • 1/4cup Warm milk
  • Channadal Stuffing:
  • 1cup Cooked channadal
  • 2nos Onions (chopped)
  • 1/2tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1tsp Chilly powder
  • 1tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2tsp Amchur powder/dry mango powder
  • 1/4tsp Chaat masala
  • 1tbsp Oil
  • Coriander leaves (chopped)
  • Salt

Recipe Preparation

  1. Heat the oil in a pan,add the mustard seeds,cumin seeds and fry. Add the chopped onions and saute until they turns transculent.
  2. Now add the chilli powder, amchur powder, chaat masala, coriander powder and salt and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes. Add finally the cooked channadal.
  3. Cook until the mixture turns dry. Finally add the chopped coriander leaves.
  4. Allow the mixture to cool completely and divide into small equal portions.
  5. For assembling: Mix the flour,baking soda, baking powder, oil, yogurt, sugar and salt in a bowl.
  6. Add gradually the warm milk and turn everything as a soft but not a sticky dough, cover the bowl with a damp cloth and keep aside for half an hour.
  7. Now flatten a portion of the dough, place enough channadal filling in the centre.
  8. Fold the dough to form a ball, dust the dough with flour and gently flatten them as round disc.
  9. Heat few drops of oil, gently drop the flattened kulcha.
  10. Cook on both sides until the kulchas turns golden brown.
  11. Brush the hot kulchas with butter.