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Aate Ki Churi By Chef Kunal Kapur

Aate Ki Churi

Aate ki Churi is a monsoon superfood. Chef Kunal Kapur brings this tasty monsoon special to your kitchen.
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Cooking Time

5-10 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

10-15 Min



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  • For Aate ki churi

    • 2 cups whole wheat flour

    • 2 tbsp ghee

    • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder

    • pinch of black pepper powder

    • pinch of dry ginger powder

    • water as required

    • 1 tsp ghee

    • 2 tbsp jaggery powder

    • 1 tsp ghee

    • chopped dry fruits (optional)


  1. 1

    In a platter, take 2 cups of whole wheat flour, add 2 tbsp ghee, ½ tsp cardamom powder, a pinch of black pepper powder, a pinch of ginger powder and water as required. Knead the mixture into a hard dough.
  2. 2

    To make roti, divide the dough into small equal circular pieces. Flatten the dough with a rolling pin and apply some ghee on it to make it soft.
  3. 3

    Cut the roti from the half center and gently roll it and then flatten it with your hand.
  4. 4

    Cook the round roti on a heated pan, put ghee on both sides and cook it till it turns light brown on both sides.
  5. 5

    Once roti is cooked, transfer the roti to a plate, add 2 tbsp powdered jaggery and 1 tsp ghee to it. Then break the roti into small crumbs with fingers.
  6. 6

    Garnish it with chopped dry-fruits. Aate ki churi is ready to serve.

Aate ki Churi is made from a tight dough of whole wheat flour and ghee. It is cooked on tava like a chapati. Whole wheat atta is rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre.

A generous amount of ghee and jaggery is added on the top of this roti which is then crumbled to a powder and served hot.

This is a truly satisfying and healthy dish.