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November 27, 2008

Daal Baati ( Daal )

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Region : Rajasthan
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Last Updated: 27-11-2008
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Baati served with daal and churma is a famous Rajasthani speciality.  Baatis are stiff balls of dough cooked on charcoal or ash  served with a generous helping of ghee. The accompanying Daal (lentil) dish is spicy and delicious, usually made with a mix of five lentils. There are a variety of ways you can make the dal and Baati.

Ingredients:

   

For Baati

   

Wheat flour

- 2 cups

Rawa (semolina)

- 1 tbsp

Ghee

- 2 tbsp

Salt

- to taste

For Daal

   

Green moong (green gram) dal

- 1/2 cup

Yellow channa (Bengal gram) dal

- 1 tbsp

Ghee or oil

- 1 tbsp

Garam masala

- 1/2 tsp

Red chilli powder

- 1 tsp.

Haldi (turmeric) powder

- 1/4 tsp

Dhania (coriander seeds) powder

- 1/2 tsp

Lemon

- 1/2

Coriander chopped

- 1 tbsp

Ginger grated

- 1/2 " piece

Cumin seed

- 1/2 tsp

Mustard seeds

- 1/2 tsp

 Water

- 2 cups
Salt - to taste
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Method of Preparation:

Baati :

Mix the flour, rawa, salt and ghee. Knead into a very stiff dough with warm water. Shape into lemon size balls. Heat a gas tandoor or oven and roast on low heat till the outer cover is brown and crusty. Break open the balls and pour some fresh ghee on the halves. Serve hot with dal and pickles.

Daal :

Wash both dal together. Add 1 cup water and a pinch of turmeric and cook dal well. Remove from fire. Mix all the spice powders in 1/2 cup water to make thin paste. Put ghee in a pan and heat. Splutter cumin & coriander seeds. Add ginger and the paste of spice powders. Fry for a minute, then mix in the dal. Add remaining water, salt and stir well. Bring to a boil. Add lemon juice. Garnish with chopped coriander. Serve hot with baatis.

 
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2 Comments

   neetu sharma, alwar (rajasthan)ReplyPosted On:31/3/2010
really this is very tasty dish.
 
   SHEFALI, DELHIReplyPosted On:6/10/2009
THS RECEIPIE IS VERY TASTY N DELICIOUS,,,,,,HMMMMMMMMM ITS REALY YUMMY