This is a simple daily bread found in most Gujurati meals all over the world. It is a light meal and can be accompanied by any vegetable preparation or curries. When people want to lose weight they eat phulkas without applying ghee, alongwith green leafy vegetables.
Equipment and Utensils
Flat griddle pan
Flat stainless steel / wooden spoon
Indian rolling board
Indian rolling pin
Large mixing bowl
A pair of tongs
210 grams (1 cup) Whole Wheat Flour
½ teaspoon Salt
150 ml Water
2 tablespoon Pure Ghee (Optional)
20 grams Wheat Flour for dusting
Take a large mixing bowl, add wheat flour and salt in it.
Mix salt with flour and gradually start adding water.
Knead well, and add more water if required to make a soft dough.
Cover the dough with damp cloth for 15-20 minutes.
Make 8 equal balls from the kneaded dough.
Heat the flat griddle pan on a low flame.
Roll out one ball into a round shape of ¼ cm thickness using dusting flour.
Now put this phulka for baking on the griddle.
Then, flip the phulka.
After flipping, the upper side will be semi-cooked.
Let the lower side cook completely until it gets light brown spots.
Remove it from the flame with the help of the tongs.
Apply some ghee or butter and keep it in the tiffin after it cools down.
Make the remaining 7 phulkas in the same way.
Preparation Time: 8 minutes
Resting Time: 15-20 minutes
Cooking Time: 14 minutes
Number of Servings: 2
Total Calories: 716.1 Kcal
Fat: 3.57 gm
Protein: 25.41 gm
Carbohydrates: 145.74 gm
Folic acid: 25.41 ug
Fibber: 3.99 gm