Luchi

Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves : 3 -4( approx 16 -18 pcs)

Ingredients :

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 2 Tbsp Ghee
  • Luke warm water as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Process:

To make dough,

  1. In a mixing bowl , mix together flour, salt and ghee, mix very well.
  2. Then pour water little by little and mix until everything is combined and knead for 10 minutes, make a smooth dough,but not soft( for proper instructions watch video)
  3. Cover with clean wrap or damp cloth, rest for at least 20 to 30 mins.

For rolling,

  1. Make small lemon size ball of dough, dip into oil, then by using rolling pin, roll dough about 4 inch circle.

For deep frying,

  1. place enough oil in a skillet to come halfway  up side of the skillet and allow the oil to come up to temperature about 375⁰ F or 190⁰ C (below smoking hot)

  2. Place paper towel on a plate.and  add one piece  of Luchi at a time and by using a  perforated ladle give a light push down to immerse Luchi into  oil, when it start puffing in few seconds, turn the other side, fry for further few seconds.

    &. Take out from hot oil and place in the plate and enjoy with your favorite curry.

Recipe by : Shyamali Sinha