Bhatura recipe | How to make Bhature with Whole Wheat flour (atta) and Curd Recipe

how to make bhatura at home

whole wheat flour bhatura

The main advantage of making bhatura at home is we can use some healthy options in this fast food recipe.The bhatura which are served on roadside eateries or hotel is made up of maida and lots of oil or vegetable fat (dalda /sunflower) is added to make its dough .At home you can easily make this bhatura with whole wheat flour (gheu ka atta ) and no maida in it,in place of oil and vegetable fat you can add boiled smashed potatoes .this bhatura recipe is very easy & you can get the better taste and the same puffed ball of healthy bhatura which turns by its own when you fry it .

Bhatura comes out really well from this recipe and it will not become chewy even when its cold. Potatoes ,sooji (semolina/rava) and curd makes this bhatura crispy as well as spongy. Give time for the dough to get fermented, when you make bhatura from curd and whole wheat flour( gheu ka atta) .

If you want to make insant bhatura you can check my Instant bhatura recipe where I used soda water (club soda / carbonated water ) to make bhatura dough ,this recipe is very quick and u can fry the bhatooras immediately after  you make dough. So here is my step by step bhatura recipe from curd and gheu ka atta (whole wheat flour).

Ingredients to make bhatura

  • cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup semolina (sooji/rava)
  • 1cup smashed boiled potato
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½  cup curd to make dough
  • Oil or ghee (clarified butter) for frying bhature

Step By Step Directions to make bhatura

  1. Mix flour smashed potatoes and salt..Now add little curd at a time  to make a soft smooth bhatura dough..don’t add water to make a Bhatoora dough..

    recipe of bhatura

    Ingredients for Whole Wheat Bhatura

     

  2. Keep it for 6-7 hoursIMG_7217IMG_7216
  3. Divide the dough equally and make small balls of it
  4. Keep the oil /ghee to heat and prepare one plate by lining it with tissue papers so that we can keep the fried bhaturas in it and the extra oil will be soaked by tissue papers..
  5. Lightly flour a clean dry surface where your going to roll the bhatura and place one ball of dough on it ..roll it into oval shape bhaturaIMG_7261
  6. Heat oil in a frying pan on high heat …to check if oil is hot enough drop a small piece of dough in oil it should float immediately to top
  7. Then Add the rolled out bhatura gently in hot oil ,to avoid splashing of hot oil .after  5 -7 second with the slotted spoon press it gently in the centre this will make bhatura puff like a ball ,turn the bhatura and fry it on both side to make it little brown..take the bhatura out in a plate we have already prepared with tissue paper lining to absorb extra oil ….up;oad

    how to make bhatura

    whole wheat flour bhatura

Tips for making bhatura (atte ka bhatura)

  1. Don’t add plain water to make a dough ,use curd to make a soft smooth Bhatura dough..
  2. Don’t add oil in bhatura dough in place of that add boiled smashed potato
  3. If you don’t have time of 6-7 hours to make bhatura use little sour curd
  4. For frying bhatura oil should be hot and bhatura should be fried on high flame otherwise it will soak to much oil.

Healthy options for making bhatura / bhature recipe

  • Make bhatura dough with whole wheat flour rather using maida in it …
  • Don’t add oil for making bhatura dough, instead of that use boiled smashed potato to make bhatura dough
  • If you want to cut more calories from bhatura roll bhatura dough into small chapattis and roast it on pan or skillet/ tava .

We can also bake bhaturas, but I haven’t tried it yet if you have any recipe for whole wheat flour baked bhatura you can share it with me.

 

9 Comments

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  2. Hi Jaishree,

    My name is Uma and I discovered your blog yesterday and all the recipes seem so healthy and amazing. I have a quick question; Is there a way to roll the dough for Bhatura without using flour? Flour destroys the oil in which we are frying and also causes a lot more smoke residue.

    • Thanks Uma
      You can apply little oil to bhatura dough ball , press it with ur fingers and then roll it to give it a proper shape .Try it out and let me know if it works.

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  4. Sundas Tariq says:

    I have a quick question… tht the quantity of flour is more than the quantity of curd.. nd it dose not get kneaded without water!! What if we add water while making dough!!

    • Jaishree says:

      With curd i have also added boiled smashed potatoes.Water content of Boiled potatoes also gives nice binding to dough. if you still have issue while making the dough you can add extra curd or water to make it smooth.

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  6. harsimran kaur says:

    Hi,

    I found your blog during searching healthy fried recipe for my daughter school lunch… thanks for sharing it.. I have question that what will happen if I make bhatura dough and dont give it time to ferment… ?

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