Dal Baati Churma


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The popular Rajasthani delicacy, dal bati churma is made simple with this easy to prepare recipe.Dal is lentils, baati is made from fried or baked wheat flour balls and churma is sweetened ground wheat. A traditional and authentic recipe to prepare dal bati churma at home.

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    for the panchmel dal

    1. Clean and wash the dals and add 4 cups of water. pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles or till the dals are cooked.
    2. In a bowl, combine the chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala with 3 tablespoons of water and mix well. keep aside.
    3. Heat the ghee in a pan and add the cloves, bay leaves, cumin seeds, green chillies and asafoetida. when the cumin seeds crackle, add the prepared masala paste and saut for 1 to 2 minutes.
    4. Add the cooked dals, amchur, tamarind pulp and salt and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes. adjust the consistency of the dal before serving and if required, add some water.

    for the baatis

    1. Mix all the ingredients and knead into a firm dough. knead well for 5 to 7 minutes.
    2. Divide the dough into 10 equal portions and shape each portion into an even sized round. flatten the rounds lightly using your thumb to make an indentation in the centre of the baati.
    3. Boil water in a broad vessel and drop the baatis in the boiling water. cook for 15 to 20 minutes over a high flame.
    4. When the baatis are done, drain and keep aside.
    5. Heat a gas tandoor and put the baatis on the grill of the tandoor. cook them on a medium flame for 20 to 25 minutes. cooking the baatis over a medium flame will ensure that the baatis are cooked on the insides also.
    6. Arrange the baatis on a serving plate, break each baati into two pieces and pour melted ghee on the baatis.

    how to proceed

    1. Pour hot panchmel dal over the baatis.
    2. Serve hot with churma.
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