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Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course breads
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 15 number


  • 400 gms Flour
  • 100 gms Semolina (Sooji)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 cup Yoghurt
  • 2 - 1/2 teaspoons Sugar
  • 5 teaspoons Clarified Butter /Ghee


  • Put the flour, semolina, salt, baking soda and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Add yoghurt, ghee and enough water(1/2 cup or less).
  • Knead to a smooth dough.
  • Cover with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 45 minutes.
  • Heat oil for deep frying.
  • Take a small portion off the dough and roll out into 5" diameter round.
  • When the oil is smoking hot, reduce to medium heat.
  • Carefully slide the bhatura into the oil.
  • Press the bhatura lightly using a ladle, to help it puff up.
  • When it turns golden brown on one side, flip it.
  • Once the other side also turns golden brown, drain and place on an absorbant sheet.
  • Continue the process with remaining dough.
  • Serve hot with any accompaniment of your choice.