How to make Bengali Luchi

Posted on Sep 15 2018 - 3:56pm by kumar
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Serves: 4 People

    Ingredients to make Bengali Luchi :

  • 2.5 Cups : All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tbsp : Ghee
  • 1/2tsp : Salt
  • Oil for Deep frying
  • Warm Water for kneading

    How to make Bengali Luchi :

  • Sift the flour with salt into a large mixing bowl. Add ghee to the sifted flour and mix till incorporated.
  • Make a well in the middle and add 1/2 cup of warm water. Gently mix the water and flour and start kneading.
  • Gradually add more warm water as needed will the dough becomes easy to knead into a dry ball that is firm to touch, but soft and pliable when rolled.
  • Knead for about 3-4 minutes till you have a smooth dough, like you will need when making poori.
  • Cover with the dough with a wet muslin cloth and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • Divide the dough in to about 20 small round balls of equal size. Roll out each portion into a perfect round using a rolling pin that is a 1/4 thick.
  • Meanwhile, heat the oil in a kadhai placed on medium heat, to begin deep frying the luchi.
  • When the oil is hot, gently slide the rolled out luchi, one by one, into the kadhai.
  • Fry for a minute on either sides, till they are puffy and cooked.
  • Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen towel.
  • Serve them hot with any Aloo gravy or Chhole
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