An everyday bread in North Indian homes. It is a version of the versatile Chappati or Roti. When put over a naked flame it puffs up like a balloon. Hence the name – Phulka. By adding raw jackfruit flour you can reduce glycemic load* of your daily phulka and increase vegetable fiber in your diet.
- 1/3 cup jackfruit flour
- 2/3 cup wheat flour
- 1/2 to 1 cup water
- 1/4 tsp salt
Method of preparation
1. Take Jackfruit flour and wheat flour in a bowl. Mix salt in it. Add a bit of water and begin to knead.
2. Keep on kneading till the dough becomes pliable and soft.
3. After kneading the dough rest it for 15 minutes.
4. Make balls of the dough in the palm of your hands.
5. Flatten the ball. Sprinkle some Jackfruit flour to the dough ball.
6. Pre heat the griddle or tawa.
7. While tawa is getting hot, start rolling the dough ball into a flat round circle using a rolling pin.
8. Now put the roti on a hot tawa. First cook one side, it should be less than 1/3rd cooked, turn and cook the other side, this should be a little bit more cooked than the first side about ½ cooked.
9. Now hold the roti with a tong and keep the first side which was cooked, directly on fire. The roti will start to puff, turn and keep the other side on fire, roti will puff more.
Trivia : An everyday bread in North Indian homes. It is a version of the versatile Chappati. When put over a naked flame it puffs up like a balloon. Hence the name – Phulka.