- 200 gm grated paneer (cottage cheese)
- ½ refined flour
- ½ medium onion
- salt to taste
- ½ teaspoon powdered red chilli
- ½ teaspoon cottage cheese
- Kalonji – onion seeds as required
- Butter as required
For the dough
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- 2 cups maida – refined flour
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup milk
- 1 teaspoon Sugar
- 1 teaspoon yogurt
- Oil as required
Punjabi food is nutritious and full of bucolic flavour. The practice of cooking in tandoors or community ovens endures in the country side even until nowadays. The food is typified by a richness of products of dairy origin in the form of dahi, paneer, and malai.
Kulchas are flatbreads (made from refined flour) packed with a variety of contents – right from mixed vegetables to paneer to potatoes.
Kulchas are usually served alongside pickle, yoghurt raita (an Indian side dish comprising yoghurt, spices and chopped cucumbers), and a spicy chickpea curry.
Specifically, as for paneer kulcha, the flatbread is stuffed with a mixture of cottage cheese or crumbled paneer that is slightly spiced.
Paneer kulcha contains a significant amount of carbohydrate, proteins, fats and even micronutrients such as zinc. A single meal gives calories close to 1700 Kcal. It is indeed a nutritious meal.
Howto make Paneer Kulcha
You can relish your paneer kulcha whenever you desire and at any place you are. Simply preserve it in a Vaya Tyffyn lunchbox while you continue with your work.
Come lunchtime, it will be there for you, sizzling hot still as if you just lifted it off the hot tawa. Vaya Tyffyn lunchbox will keep your meal warm.
Kulcha is a flatbread that takes its origin from the Indian subcontinent. There are many variants. Paneer kulcha is a flatbread stuffed with paneer which is cottage cheese.