Tandoori Whole wheat paneer kulcha recipe

Not able to reach out to restos and feel like having kulcha but still we want it to be nutritional, so instead of using maida or refined flour here we are using whole wheat flour to make kulcha .Loaded with ghee and stuffed with paneer.

Kulcha is a north Indian cuisine, especially Punjab and when you talk about Punjab ghee can’t be ignored. North Indian like their recipes to be healthy and heavy. With heavy here I mean loads of ghee.

Purvanchal’s Tadka

Coming to the recipe here wheat flour is mixed with salt, baking soda, oil and water. Then stuffed with paneer masala .So if read till here, do check out the recipe

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Whole wheat kulcha


For dough

  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoon curd
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 tablespoon kalonji
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves

For paneer stuffing

  • 1 cup grated paneer
  • 2 green chilli chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon amchur powder


  • Take a bowl add flour, milk, curd, oil, salt,baking soda and water
  • Knead soft dough
  • Cover and keep for half an hour
  • Meanwhile make the stuffing, take another bowl add grated paneer, green chillies, onions, salt, coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder ,amchur powder, coriander leaves and ginger garlic paste
  • Mix it well, the stuffing for kulcha is ready
  • Now take small lemon size dough and roll it down and stuff one tablespoon paneer mixture and pinch it together by sealing the edges
  • Roll it long in size
  • Apply water on one side, sprinkle kalonji and chopped coriander leaves, press it with rolling pin
  • Heat the tawa, pick the kulcha and apply water on the back side and keep it on the tawa, so that it sticks to it
  • Cook for 30seconds and just flip the tawa onto the flame and let it bubble up till dark and smoky
  • Remove from heat and scratch from below to remove the kulcha
  • Take it on a plate apply ghee or butter
  • Serve it hot with any gravy or eat it just like that

Whole wheat orange muffins (eggless)

Its end of the year and holiday time as well,with Christmas carols and church mass going around,all my friends wishing you a merry Christmas and happy new year.The year is gone so fast ,with its ups and downs…i had a lovely year with sorrow and happiness…everyone deals that..right. so kids are having their vacation and its their demand for Orange muffins…Nagpur is flooded with oranges this season…here is my whole wheat orange muffins.

Anna hi satya h/food is truth

Our ancestors said what you eat, you become .


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1/2 cup sugar


  • First get orange juice ready
  • Take a bowl add whole wheat flour, sugar,orange zest,vanilla essence, baking soda,baking powder ,oil and orange juice
  • Mix it to a thick consistency
  • Pre-heat the oven at 180°deg
  • Place silicon moulds or cupcake moulds on a try
  • Fill it with the batter,leaving half inch space for muffin to rise
  • Bake for 35 minutes or till done
  • Insert a tooth pick, if it comes out clean,muffins are ready
  • Every oven differs so do keep a check
  • it took 35 minutes in my oven
  • Your yummy orange muffins are ready to be enjoyed with tea.

Muli ke parathe/Raddish flat bread

In my house muli or raddish is mostly used in parathas ,coz in this form muli is consumed faster .Muli parathas are very simple to make with your favourite spices and all are available in your pantry.I do make it a point to feed my family with all the greens in whichever form,idea is to make them eat.so here’s another paratha from my kitchen to yours

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Ingredients and quantity i have used

  • 2 muli (raddish)grated
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoon besan (chickpea flour)
  • 1 tablespoon rava (semolina)


  • 1/4 tablespoon haldi powder (turmeric)
  • 1 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon ajwain (carom)
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • 4 tablespoon Oil for kneading


  • Take a bowl add in wheat flour,besan and rava mix it well
  • Add in the masalas again mix them with the flour
  • Once you have mixed it now add in oil,salt and chopped onions,green chillies,coriander leaves grated muli with the water that the muli leaves
  • If you need water then only use and knead a soft dough
  • Roll small rotis of it and cook on the tawa with applying oil on both sides
  • Serve them hot with curd or pickle

Muthia/steamed dumplings/ How to make lauki muthia

Steamed food is best to consume as it’s healthy this recipe is a complete steamed one full with nutrition. Loved by all in the house young to old.Muthia is called fist in hindi,so basically people in old days used their fist for the shape,so the name muthia

Muthia are all favourite in our house,as it’s good for heart patients also and mother in law is one

Let’s check out the recipe


1 cup grated lauki/bottle gourd/doodhi

1/2 cup grated or finely chopped cabbage (I have used food processor here)

1 cup grated carrots (optional)

1 cup wheat flour

1 cup besan

1/2 cup rice flour

5 to 6 green chilies

1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste

1/2 tablespoon haldi (turmeric powder)

1/2 tablespoon red chilli powder

2 tablespoons coriander leaves chopped

1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice (or amchur powder)

2 tablespoon oil

Salt as per taste

2 tablespoons sugar or as per

For tempering

1/2 tablespoon rai (mustard seed)

1/2 tablespoon white til (sesame)


Take a large bowl,now mix all the ingredients given above with the oil add water if required as lauki itself has high water content .And its enough to bind the dough

knead a soft dough

Let it rest for 10 minutes

Meanwhile take the steamer pour water

Grease the plate with oil

Roll down the dough into cylinder shape

And keep on the plates and close the lid

Steam them for 30 minutes

Remove and let it cool down

Cut into pieces

Take a frypan heat oil add mustard seed and sesame let it splatter

Pour the tempering on the muthia

Serve with chutney

I have deep-fried some muthias as kids love them fried

You can also fry as one wishes to have

Atte ka halwa/wheat flour halwa

Come navratri and I wait for Navmi as this is the day we prepare this halwa to be given as Prasad to all the kanyas coming down to eat and bless us…A healthy halwa which everyone should eat…This is also recommended for post delivery diets …In Punjab this halwa is called as kada Prasad.. .let’s see what goes in making this



1 cup wheat flour

1/2 cup water

3/4 cup sugar (or as per taste)

1 cup ghee

1 tablespoon elaichi powder (cardamom)

Dry fruit optional (I have not used here)


Heat ghee in a kadai, add wheat flour and roast it till the raw smell of the flour goes and it turns light brown in colour. Cook it on low flame,while continuously stirring


Add sugar and water and mix it well with no lumps remaining

Add elaichi powder and close the lid,let it cook on slow flame for another 5 minutes

Open the lid stir again ,you can see the ghee oozing out.its done

Serve it hot

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