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“i love bhatura because of the crunchy taste. it is a bread i can eat. i have heart problem and have to watch what carbs i take in. bhatura is light and is good for people who can not have salt. this bread is made mostly in India.”
8hrs 45mins
8-12 bread

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup all-purpose white flour, plus a little extra flour for dusting
  • 14 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 12 tablespoons plain yogurt
  • a little vegetable oil, for brushing on dough
  • vegetable oil, enough to have 21/2 inches in pot (for deep frying)


  1. Mix the cup of flour (sifted),baking powder and egg in bowl.
  2. Add the yogurt to mixture to form a soft dough.
  3. knead dough 10 minutes.
  4. form into a ball.
  5. Brush with oil.
  6. Cover with warm damp cloth and keep in a warm place 3 hours.
  7. Knead dough again.
  8. Put oil in wok and allow oil time to get smoking hot.
  9. divide dough into small balls.
  10. Cover with damp cloth.
  11. Roll out each ball into a thin pancake and drop it in smoking oil.
  12. While it is cooking press down on it gently with back of slotted spoon.
  13. it will puff up.
  14. Turn it over and brown other side lightly.
  15. Do all other pancakes the same way.

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