Rajasthani Dal Bati Churma Recipe

A traditional Rajasthani dish of baked bati, dal cooked in spices and assembled together as churma. The bati is soaked in ghee and then is eaten with dal and churma.

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Rajasthani Dal Bati Churma

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Ingredients for Rajasthani Dal Bati Churma Recipe

  • As required Ingredients for bati
  • 2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup sooji
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • As required Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ajwain
  • 1 cup Ghee
  • As required Ingredients for dal
  • 1/4 cup Split black urad dal
  • 1/4 cup Green moong dal
  • 1/4 cup Chana dal
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 3 No.s Garlic Cloves Finely Chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 No.s Onion Finely Chopped
  • 1 No.s Bay leaf
  • 1 stick Cinnamon inch
  • 1 No.s Green chillies slit
  • 1 No.s Tomato chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • As required Salt
  • As required Ingredients for Tempering
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 No.s Red chillies broken

Directions: Rajasthani Dal Bati Churma Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.Soak ¼ cup split black urad dal, ¼ cup green moong dal, ¼ cup chana dal for 2 hours.

step 2

  • STEP 1.In a food processor add 2 cups whole wheat flour, 1 cup sooji (rava/semolina) gives crunch to the bati, ¼ tsp baking powder helps develop air pockets in the bati. Add salt to taste, 1 tsp ajwain, ½ cup ghee.

step 3

  • STEP 1.Pulse the flour mixture dry and then add a little water and ghee to make the bati dough. Once the dough starts coming together, switch off the processor and transfer the mixture to a bowl.

step 4

  • STEP 1.Knead it by hand with a little more ghee till the dough is formed. Divide the dough into lemon sized balls. arrange them on a baking tray.

step 5

  • STEP 1.Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees celsius for 15 to 20 minutes.

step 6

  • STEP 1.When the batis are done they will have a hard crust on the outside but be soft and crumbly on the inside.

step 7

  • STEP 1.For dal, add 1 tbsp ghee in the pressure cooker. To this add 3 cloves of garlic finely chopped, 1 inch ginger finely chopped, 1 onion finely chopped and saute till onions softed.

step 8

  • STEP 1.Then add in 1 bay leaf, 1 inch cinnamon stick, 1 slit green chillies and 1 chopped tomato. Saute for a few seconds and add 1 tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp garam masala powder and salt to taste.

step 9

  • STEP 1.Next add ¼ cup soaked split black urad dal, ¼ cup soaked green moong dal, ¼ cup soaked chana dal. Mix together. Add enough water for cooking, cover the pressure cooker and then cook for 20 to 25 whistles or 6 to 8 whistles. When pressure has released, open the cooker and check the dal by pressing it should mash easily. Mash the dal if desired or leave it grainy. Transfer to a bowl.

step 10

  • STEP 1.For the tadka, in a preheated pan add ½ cup ghee, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 2 broken red chillies and saute till cumin seeds crackle and red chillies are roasted. Spoon the tadka generously over the dal in the bowl.

step 11

  • STEP 1.For the churma, put 3 ot 4 bati in the food processor with the chopper blade and pulse to make a coarse crumb. Transfer to a bowl.

step 12

  • STEP 1.To serve dal bati churma, in a thali place the bowl of dal, a few batis, onion sprinkled with kala namak and lime, fried green chillies, and a spoon of the ground bati crumb.
calories per serving
12 g Fat93 g Protein507 g Carbs118 g FiberOther

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Vitamins & Minerals

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  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
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  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
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Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp