dal baati recipe | rajasthani dal bati churma | dal baati in appe pan

dal baati recipe | rajasthani dal bati churma | dal baati in appe pan with detailed photo and video recipe. a traditional rajasthani delicacy recipe made from dal, bati or wheat rolls and churma which is powdered wheat ball. it is generally served for lunch or dinner by mixing the dal with crushed baati and ghee topped on it. it is also popular in uttar pradesh and madhya pradesh within the malwa regions.
dal baati recipedal baati recipe | rajasthani dal bati churma | dal baati in appe pan with step by step photo and video recipe. perhaps one of the traditional and ancient regional indian recipe coming from the rajasthani cuisine. the dish is a combination of 3 recipes, i.e mixed lentil curry, mixed with baked wheat balls with a powdered wheat ball as side dish. it is typically served for lunch during the peak cold winter season.

well, to be honest, i am not a huge fan of dal baati recipe as i find too heavy and filling for me. but it’s my husband’s favourite recipe and he developed the taste because of his rajasthani friend who prepares it frequently. as matter of fact, i got this recipe from his family and many many thanks to him. but i introduced the appe pan twist to this recipe as the traditional one is prepared using baati oven. i find the appe pan recipe more practical and realistic as it can be found easily in many households. also the baati can also be prepared with indian cooker. this can be a cumbersome process but can evenly effective as well.

rajasthani dal bati churma

furthermore some important tips, suggestions and variations for rajasthani dal baati recipe. firstly, while preparing the dough for baati, make sure to prepare a tight and hard dough. this can be achieved by adding a small amount of water in batches while kneading the dough. secondly, while assembling the dal bati churma recipe, be generous while adding ghee to the mixture. traditionally ghee makes an important role in the dal baati recipe as it enhances the flavour and taste. lastly, the dal recipe for this dish is a combination of lentils like masoor dal, chana dal and mung dal. but it can also be served with simple dal recipe without combining all these lentils.

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dal baati recipe
dal baati recipe | rajasthani dal bati churma | dal baati in appe pan
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins
Total Time
1 hr 30 mins
 

easy dal baati recipe | rajasthani dal bati churma | dal baati in appe pan

Course: lunch
Cuisine: rajasthani
Servings: 3 Servings
Author: Hebbars Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML)
for bati:
for churma:
  • 2 tbsp of ghee / clarified butter
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp cashew & almond chopped
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
for dal:
  • ½ cup moong dal / green gram dal
  • ¼ cup masoor dal / pink lentils
  • ¼ cup chana dal / bengal gram dal soaked 30 minutes
  • 3 cup water
  • 3 tsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 green chilli slit
  • 1 to mato finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
Instructions
  1. firstly, in a large bowl take 2 cup wheat flour, ¼ tsp salt, ¼ tsp baking powder and ¼ cup ghee.
  2. mix well making sure the dough is moist.
  3. now add water as required and knead the dough.
  4. pinch a small ball sized dough and roll with x impression.
  5. place the rolled bati in each mould of appe pan
  6. cover and cook on low flame for 30 minutes all sides.

  7. dip the bati in ghee for more soft bati from inside.
  8. finally, enjoy dal bati churma along with slices of onion and chilli.

how to make dal baati recipe with step by step photo:

bati preparation recipe:

  1. firstly, in a large bowl take 2 cup wheat flour, ¼ tsp salt, ¼ tsp baking powder and ¼ cup ghee.
    dal baati recipe
  2. mix well making sure the dough is moist. need to hold the shape when pressed with a fist.
    dal baati recipe
  3. now add water as required and knead the dough.
    dal baati recipe
  4. knead to the slightly stiff dough as prepared for poori.
    dal baati recipe
  5. now pinch a small ball sized dough and roll.
    dal baati recipe
  6. make a mark using your hand.
    rajasthani dal bati churma
  7. further roll without giving much pressure.
    rajasthani dal bati churma
  8. again make an x mark. this helps to uniform cooking of bati over appe pan.
    rajasthani dal bati churma
  9. now heat appe pan or cooker on low flame with few drops of ghee.
    dal baati recipe
  10. place the rolled bati in each mould.
    rajasthani dal bati churma
  11. cover and cook on low flame for 15 minutes.
    rajasthani dal bati churma
  12. flip over and cook other side.
    rajasthani dal bati churma
  13. cover and continue to cook for further 15 minutes.
    rajasthani dal bati churma
  14. now bati is cooked from all side and also inside.
    rajasthani dal bati churma
  15. dip the bati in ghee for more soft bati from inside. you can alternatively soak for 15 minutes if you are not worried about calories.
    rajasthani dal bati churma
  16. finally, bati is ready.
    rajasthani dal bati churma

churma preparation recipe:

  1. firstly, take 3 prepared bati and break into mixi.
    dal baati in appe pan
  2. make coarse powder of bati.
    dal baati in appe pan
  3. heat tawa with 2 tbsp of ghee and roast powdered bati.
    dal baati in appe pan
  4. roast on low flame for 7 minutes or till it turns golden and aromatic.
    dal baati in appe pan
  5. cool the mixture completely. further add 3 tbsp powdered sugar, 2 tbsp chopped almonds-cashew and ¼ tsp cardamom powder.
    dal baati in appe pan
  6. mix well. finally churma is ready.
    dal baati in appe pan

rajastani dal recipe:

  1. firstly in a pressure cooker take ½ cup moong dal, ¼ cup masoor dal and ¼ cup chana dal.
    dal baati in appe pan
  2. pressure cook for 4 whistles adding 1 tsp ghee and 3 cup water.
    dal baati in appe pan
  3. now in a large kadai heat 2 tsp ghee and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin and pinch hing.
    dal baati in appe pan
  4. add 1 onion followed by 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and 1 green chilli. saute well.
    dal baati in appe pan
  5. further add 1 tomato and saute well.
    dal baati recipe
  6. additionally add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tsp salt. saute on low flame.
    dal baati recipe
  7. furthermore add in cooked dal, 1 cup water and mix.
    dal baati recipe
  8. simmer and boil for 5 minutes or till dal absorbs masala.
    dal baati recipe
  9. now add coriander leaves and mix well.
    dal baati recipe
  10. finally, serve dal bati churma along with slices of onion and chilli.
    rajasthani dal bati churma

notes:

  • firstly, adding ghee to bati is very important, else bati may end up hard.
  • also, you can cook bati in oven / cooker or even tandoor.
  • additionally, you can serve panchmel dal for better combination.
  • finally, dal bati churma tastes great when prepared with fresh homemade ghee.
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