Very delicious deep fried white bread

English Translation

  • Bhatura = A soft and fried Indian bread

Preparation (Serves 6)

  • 2¼ cups self raising flour
  • ¼ cup oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2½ tablespoon yogurt
  • ¾ cup warm water (pour gradually not all at once)
  • Oil for frying


  • Mix the flour oil and salt until it resembles crumbs.
  • Mix the yogurt then gradually add the warm water.
  • Make semi firm dough and keep covered for 15 minutes.
  • Fill a pan with at least 4-5 cups oil and heat to 350 F.
  • Test the temperature by dropping a small pinch of dough. If the dough rises in a couple seconds then the oil is ready to fry the bhatura.
  • To make bhatura knead the dough one more time and make 16-20 balls.
  • Roll out each ball 3-4 inches in diameter.
  • Keep the rolled out bhatura separate on a floured surface.
  • Fry bhatura 1 at a time, turn once after it rises.
  • Fry for a few seconds on the other side and remove with a slotted spoon and drain on wire rack or paper towel.
  • Fry the remainder and serve with Chole.
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