Katlama | How to make Katlama

By Daisy Gahle  |  27th Jun 2016  |  
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About Katlama Recipe

It is a Pakistani flat bread made with maida dough and a mixture of egg, tomatoes and some dry masalas and if veg then cheese and mashed potatoes are used otherwise minced meat. Fried in oil. Very delicious when eaten with green chutney, sauce and even can be eaten with veg curries.

Katlama, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Daisy Gahle. Katlama is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Katlama is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Katlama by Daisy Gahle is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Katlama.


Ingredients to make Katlama

  • For dough maida - 1 cup
  • salt as to taste
  • Some oil
  • For mixture: egg - 1
  • tomato - 1
  • cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Carrom seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • coriander seed crushed - 1/4 tsp
  • salt as to taste
  • red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Red colour (optional)
  • Mashed potatoes + cheese - 1/2 cup
  • 3/4 kadahi of oil to fry

How to make Katlama

  1. Make a dough adding maida, salt and oil. Add a little water as required.
  2. Cover it with muslin cloth for 15 minutes and let it rest.
  3. In the meantime make the mixture. Boil the tomatoes and peel them and make a puree.
  4. Add all the ingredients and mix well.
  5. Take the egg in a bowl and whisk it into the batter.
  6. Take a small dumpling and roll on a roti. Size can be according to your choice.
  7. Now put the batter on the roti all over.
  8. Fry it, keeping the uncoated portion at the bottom in the kadahi while frying.
  9. On a medium flame it will take 2 minutes on each side.
  10. Turn it and fry the battered side.
  11. The Yummy katlama is ready.
  12. Serve it with any chutneys or curries.

Reviews for Katlama (1)

Shalini Digvijay2 years ago

thats a nice recipe... buy FYI katlama is a pure punjabi bread.. popular around patiala and bhatinda areas.... Pakistani cuisine has evolved from Punjabi cuisine...

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