Dal Bati (Rajasthani cuisine) – Manjula’s Kitchen

Once you point out about Rajasthani meals dal bati needs to be on the highest of the listing, in any other case it’s incomplete. Dal bati is a well-liked Rajasthani delicacy. Dal is just soup of blended lentils, cooked with spices. Bati is a baked, entire wheat bread rolls and the mixture is called dal bati. Historically bati is cooked over charcoal, however oven additionally works nice.

My daughter in regulation is from Jaipur, Rajasthan; I can entice her any time simply mentioning dal bati and gatte ki kadhi.  First time I had dal bati in Jaipur, Apno Gaon a restaurant with village setting that was a memorable expertise. They served dal bati with buttermilk often called chaach. I counsel having this for leisurely lunch/dinner.

Recipe will serve 2

Makes 8 Batties

Dal Bati Recipe by ManjulaElements:

For Dal

  • 1/4cup chana dal (break up gram)
  • 1/4 cup toor dal
  • 1/4 cup moong dal (break up with pores and skin)
  • 1/4 cup urad dal (break up black lentil with pores and skin)
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • 2 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder (dhania)
  • 2 teaspoon mango powder (amchoor)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala

For seasoning

  • 3 tablespoons clarified butter (ghee)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/8 teaspoon asafetida (hing)
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 dried crimson chili damaged in items

For Bati

  • 1 cup entire wheat flour (roti ka atta)
  • 1/4 cup advantageous sooji (semolina)
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup clarified butter (ghee)
  • 1/2 cup milk use as wanted

For serving

  • About 1/4 cup sizzling make clear butter (ghee)


  1. Mix all dals, wash altering water few instances. In a stress cooker add dal with 4 cups of water, salt, turmeric, coriander powder, and ginger, prepare dinner on medium excessive.
  2. After stress cooker begin steaming decrease the warmth to medium and prepare dinner for about eight minutes. Flip off the warmth; wait till all of the steam has escaped earlier than opening the cooker.
  3. Dal must be delicate and mushy, consistency of the pourable batter, if wanted add sizzling water. The consistency of the dal will thicken over time.
  4. Add garam masala and amchoor, combine it nicely.
  5. Warmth ghee in a small saucepan for seasoning; after ghee is reasonably sizzling add cumin seeds as they crack add asafetida, crimson chilies and crimson chili powder.  Stir for a couple of seconds. To forestall the spices from burning, you could add 1 teaspoon of water.  Pour spiced Chaunk over dhal. Combine it nicely and let it simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Dal is prepared.

For the Bati

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 diploma F.
  2. In a mixing bowl combine all of the dry elements collectively, flour, sooji, salt and baking soda. Add the ghee and blend with fingers, add the milk as must make agency dough, knead the dough nicely. Put aside for about 10 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 8 equal components and roll them into balls. They won’t be very easy dough ball and can have cracks throughout; this can assist them to prepare dinner throughout. Prepare the batis over cookie sheet about one inch aside and place the pan on center oven rack and bake at 350 diploma F in a preheated oven for 25 minutes. Flip them over and bake for an additional half-hour till batis are golden brown throughout.
  4. Break one bati from one facet to verify they’ve cooked via.

Learn how to Serve

  1. Break the bati into two items and pour about one teaspoon of sizzling melted ghee over and serve with bowl of sizzling dal.
  2. You probably have baked the batties earlier warmth the batties in oven for about 10 minutes.

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Initially posted 2014-07-09 09:56:31.

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