How to make Phulka -

Healthy Indian bread – eaten almost daily with a subzi and dal.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Wheat flour dough (गूंदा हुआ गेहूँ का आटा), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Breads


Phulka Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Phulka Recipe

  • Wheat flour dough 1½ cups + for dusting

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Combine wheat flour, oil and salt in a paraat. Add sufficient water, little by little, and knead into soft dough.Cover with a moist muslin cloth and rest for about ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Divide the dough into twelve small portions, dust them with some flour and roll into thin discs.

Step 3

Heat a non-stick tawa, place a phulka and cook till light brown specs are seen on the underside. Flip and cook till the other side is completely done.

Step 4

Put the first side on direct flame and let it puff. Similarly make more phulke.

Step 5

Arrange them on a serving plate and serve hot.

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