Paneer Stuffed Bhatura is a different kind of Indian Bhatura stuffed with the spicy and tasty filling of Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese). It is a filling Sunday Breakfast, that can be served with Chole or Chickpea in Gravy. You can see the vendors selling Chole Bhature in Mumbai, but this Paneer Stuffed Bhatura Recipe is rarely seen in some shops and restaurants, hence I thought to give it a try at home.
This Bhatura is also known as Paneer Bhatoora or Paneer Batoora. Paneer is a high protein dairy food item and you can make infinite recipes from it. In my blog, you can browse hundreds of Paneer Recipes, it shows that how many variation can be done with this versatile dairy product.
My husband and my mother in law likes eating different types of Bhatura’s, so I’m trying to make several types of Bhatura Recipes for them and Paneer Stuffed Bhatura Recipe is one among them.
In every Indian Wedding, the dishes prepared from paneer are always highly admirable, specially in North Indian Cuisine and Marriages. I also like paneer allot and making this Paneer Stuffed Bhatura Recipe was really something interesting for me. I observed few things while making it at home, so would like to share with all of you.
It is very important that paneer should be fresh for making this bhatoora and while rolling out this Bhatura, the edges should be thin, so that your Bhatura can puff up nicely. This Bhatura is also made from All Purpose Flour (Maida) and Yogurt (Curd), only the difference is that we are stuffing it with Paneer and you can add some of your favorite spices in paneer for making it more flavorful. Try this recipe yourself and share your experiences with us. So lets begin the preparation of Stuffed Paneer Bhatura Recipe.
Following are the ingredients that we require for making Paneer Stuffed Bhatura. All Purpose Flour, Semolina, Yogurt and Baking Soda. Grate or Crumble the Paneer in a separate plate or bowl. Mix 2 fine chopped Green Chilies, 1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder, few fresh finely chopped Coriander Leaves and Salt to Taste in grated paneer and keep it aside. Take a big bowl and mix the Flour, Semolina, Baking soda, Sugar, Yogurt, 1 tablespoon oil and Salt to Taste. Mix the contents properly with your hands.
With warm water knead a soft dough. Cover the dough and keep it aside at least for 30 minutes for fermentation. Make small Lemon Sized Balls from the Dough and roll out each into a thin roti with the help of rolling pin.
Fill the roti with prepared Paneer stuffing.Wrap up the roti and close it on all sides. Gently press the stuffed ball as you expand it then put it on a board and with a rolling pin flatten into an oval or round shape. Roll it a bit thick, you can also apply dry flour to the stuffed ball and then flatten. Heat Oil in a pan and carefully drop the rolled out Bhatura in it. Deep fry it with the help of Perforated Spoon or Plucker and keep pouring hot oil over it, so that Bhatura can puff up nicely.Your Paneer Stuffed Bhatura is ready to serve with Chole, Sliced Onion and Lemon Wedges.
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