Matar Kulcha or chole Kulche is one of the most popular street food in North India, especially in Delhi and Amritsar. It is an ideal staple food, in this staple food, white peas are boiled and served with white flat bread, known as kulcha, which is made from baking fermented refined flour. You should try this great combination of delicious street food matar kulcha from Delhi. White peas are dried green peas that look like chickpeas but the size of white peas is smaller than chickpeas. It looks like chickpeas so some people are called staple food chole kulche. We are sharing delicious matar kulcha recipe, you can easily make matar kulcha at home by following this recipe.
For Dough Starter
|Dry Yeast||1 Teaspoon||Water||1 Cup|
|Sugar||1 Tablespoon||Refined Flour||1 Cup|
For Kulcha Dough
|Refined Flour||1 Cup + Extra Depends on Starter To Make Soft Dough||Curd||1 Tablespoon|
|Salt||1/4 Teaspoon||Ghee||1 Tablespoon|
|Prepared Dough||Onion Seeds (Kalonji)||1 Teaspoon|
|Dry Fenugreek Leaves *Kasoori Methi)||1 Teaspoon||Ghee||1 Tablespoon|
For White Peas
|White Peas, Soaked Overnight||2 Cups||Bay Leaf||1|
|Turmeric Powder||1/2 Teaspoon||Water||As Required|
|Salt||As Per Taste||Tamarind + Dry Mango (Amchoor) Water||2 Tablespoon|
|Onion, Finely Chopped||1 Medium||Ginger, Finely Chopped||2 Inch|
|Green Chillies, Finely Chopped||2 - 3||Coriander Leaves, Chopped||4 Tablespoon|
|Tomatoes, Chopped||1 Medium||Roasted Cumin Powder||A Pinch|
|Degi Red Chilli Powder||A Pinch||Lemon Juice||As Per Taste|
Wash the white peas 2-3 times and soak in water overnight.
Take an extra large bowl, add dry yeast, water and refined flour and mix well. There should be no lumps in it. Cover it and keep it in a warm place for fermentation overnight.
Note: Bowl should be extra large otherwise upon fermentation the dough will come out of the bowl.
Serving Matar Kulcha
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