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Amritsari Kulcha
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Amritsari Kulcha – Potato Stuffed Flatbread

Aloo Kulcha or Amritsari Aloo Kulcha is a traditional and very popular Punjabi stuffed flatbread recipe. This gratifying Indian bread is served as a snack, breakfast, or as a side dish for lunch or dinner.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Flatbread
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Vegetarian
Servings: 10
Calories: 200kcal


For the Kulcha –

  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 3 tablespoon Oil
  • ¼ cup Yogurt
  • ¼ cup Warm milk more or less needed to make soft dough
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Baking soda
  • to taste Salt

For the filling –

  • 2 large Potatoes
  • 1 Green chili chopped finely – (I did not use it)
  • 1 Onion small, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ¾ teaspoon Cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon Chat masala
  • to taste Salt
  • 3 tablespoon Cilantro finely chopped


  • Combine all the dry ingredients mentioned under the dough ingredients. Now add the oil and yogurt and mix well.
  • Add the warm milk slowly and knead to make soft dough. The dough will be sticky at first and upon kneading it will become soft and smooth.
  • Cover the dough and keep it aside to rest for at least an hour.
  • Boil and peel the potatoes. Using a fork, mash the potatoes well.
  • To the mashed potatoes, add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Make equal size balls out of it and keep it aside.
  • Divide the rested dough into 10-12 equal size balls.
  • Roll it out to a small puri size circle and then place the filling ball inside the rolled dough.
  • Gather the dough from all the sides and pinch the seam on the top. Now roll out this filled dough into a thick circle.
  • Cook it on the heated tawa by applying oil on both the sides until it is golden brown.
  • Remove from the tawa and keep it warm until ready to serve.
  • I served the Amritsari Kulcha with Dal Makhani and the combination worked great!


Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 142mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg