Bhatura Recipe


Preparation time for bhatura-30 minutes
Serving-4 (10-12 portions)

Ingredients for bhatura:

  • All purpose flour(maida)-250 gm
  • Curd/yogurt(at room temperature)-2 to 3 tbsp
  • Semolina/rava/sooji-2 tbsp
  • Baking powder-1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda -1/2 tsp
  • Salt-1/3 tsp
  • Sugar(powdered/normal)-1/2 tsp
  • Cooking oil for frying


  • In a mixing bowl: add maida, semolina, salt, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, 2 tbsp oil and curd.
  • Mix it well, add lukewarm water and the knead flour into soft and smooth dough.
  • Cover the dough with wet cloth and keep it in warm place for 3-4 hours(keep it in sunlight for 2 hours for best result).
  • Take a medium portion of dough and roll it into ball, apply little oil and roll into round/oval shape.
  • You may roll the bhatura size as per your choice.
  • Turn on the flame and heat oil in a pan, drop a very small dough ball to check the temperature of oil.
  • Put one bhatura at a time in hot oil very carefully and fry it on medium flame.
  • Gently press it from the top to let it puff and pour the hot oil over the it.
  • Fry it till it turns light golden from both sides, take it out on the kitchen towel.
  • Repeat the process to fry remaining bhatura.
  • Serve hot with chole and sliced onion.

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