Kulcha

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Kulcha
Kulchachole.jpg
Kulcha with chole from India
Type Flatbread
Place of origin Indian subcontinent
Region or state North India
Main ingredients Maida flour
Cookbook:Kulcha  Kulcha

Kulcha (Punjabi: ਕੁਲਚਾ,کلچه) kulcā is a type of leavened Indian bread eaten on the Indian subcontinent, made from maida (wheat flour). It is particularly popular in India and Pakistan, and is usually eaten with chole.

Kulcha is a typical Punjabi recipe. Amritsar, a city in Punjab is famous for its Amritsari kulchas or Amritsari naan. Flour dough is rolled into a flat, round shape and baked in an earthen clay oven until golden brown. When baked, it is usually rubbed with butter, and then eaten with spicy chole (chickpea curry).[1]

In Pakistan, kulcha breads are largely eaten in Azad Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and certain parts of the Hazara and northern Punjab regions, where they are a popular breakfast item.[2]

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