Sunday, July 14, 2019

Phulka with Stuffed Punjabi Tinda

Phulka with Stuffed Punjabi Tinda Dry Masala 

  •  Whole wheat flour- 2 cup's 
  • Warm water  --1/2  cup or more if needed.
  • Oil ..few drops 
  • Salt per taste 


 In a deep large  bowl, add whole wheat flour ,salt and mix it well , .add enough warm water and start mixing .Knead the dough  for about 10 mts till the dough is soft n smooth .

 Phulka/  Roti dough should be really smooth and elastic.

 Smear  little oil over the dough and cover with a kitchen towel and set aside for 1/2 an hour .

After 1/2 an hour ,  Knead the dough again for few seconds.

 Divide the dough into lemon sized balls ,

 Dip one dough ball into little  dry flour and flatten it..Roll it lightly without much force to a thin flat circle of about 6 inch disc

 Heat a tawa,   then put the rolled roti on it. When the bubbles is forming up, flip it and cook on the other side for few seconds , till the  brown spots.appear .

 Hold the roti with a tong and place it directly on the flame., when the  roti start to puff,flip it and cook on the other side too.

Stuffed Punjabi Tinda Dry Masala 
  • Tinda /  Apple gourd / Indian baby pumpkin- 6 
  • For the stuffing 
    • Besan - Gram flour- 2 tblsp 
    • Red Chilly Powder- 2 tsp
    • Garam Masala - 1/2 tsp
    • Fennel Seeds/Saunf - 2 tsp 
    • Coriander Powder- 2 tsp 
    • Salt to taste 

    • Oil - 2 tblsp 
    • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp 
    • Hing/Asafoetida- 2 pinch 

    Prepare fennel seeds powder with rolling pin .

    In a bowl add besan,chilly powder, garam masala powder
     ,fennel seed powder, coriander powder n salt ..mix well ..keep aside .

    Wash the tindas and scrape them lightly with a knife n not with a peeler.slit the tindas ,that way there is four quarters but keeping the base intact to fill the stuffing . 

    Stuff this mixture inside the slit tindas . 

    In a deep bottomed wide kadai , add oil crackle cumin seeds, add hing ..n place the masala stuffed tindas side by side n sprinkle the remaining  masala over it . Cover n cook on low flame ..check in between n turn it side to side carefully  n cook till done . 

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