Paneer Kulchas

For the kulcha dough

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon fresh yeast, crumbled
  • A pinch sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt

To be mixed into a paneer stuffing

  • 1/2 cup paneer crumbled
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kasruri methi
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander
  • salt to taste

For the kulcha dough

  1. Dissolve the yeast and sugar in 2 tbsp of lukewarm water and leavea side for 10 minutes till the yeast ferments.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in bowl and knead into a soft dough, uaing enough water.
  3. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and allow it to prove till it doubles in volume.
  4. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions and keep aside.


  1. Roll out one portion of the kulcha dough into a round shape.
  2. Place one portion of the paneer stuffing in the centre of the circle.
  3. Bring together all the sides and seal tightly.
  4. Roll out again into a circle with the help of a little flour.
  5. Cook on a non-stick pan,using a little oil, until both sides are golden brown.
  6. Repeat with rest of the balls and make fluffy kulchas.
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