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dal bati churma recipe

Dal Bati Churma Recipe

Nisha Mittal
Dal Bati Churma is a veteran & a very delicious Indian dish. It is mostly prepared in the Western/Northern Region of India. It is a traditional Rajasthani dish.
5 from 2 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, rajasthani food


For Bati

  • 250 g Wheat Flour
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Sooji(Semolina)
  • 2 teaspoon Besan(Gram Flour)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Carom Seeds(Ajwain)
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 6 teaspoon Ghee, melted

For Churma

  • 250 g Wheat flour
  • 3 tablespoon Malai or ghee
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 125 g Sugar powder
  • 1 teaspoon Almond, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Pista, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom powder
  • 1 teaspoon Mishri tukda
  • 10-11 leaves Kesar leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Milk

For Dal

  • 1 tablespoon Chana Dal
  • 1 tablespoon Urad Dal Chilka
  • 3 tablespoon Moong Dal Chilka
  • 1 piece Tomato
  • 2 glass Water
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli, powder
  • 1 teaspoon Green chili, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Hing
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger, crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 2 pieces Clove
  • 5 pieces Whole black pepper
  • 2 pieces Bay leaves
  • 2 pieces Green Cardamom
  • 2 pieces Onion
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic, grated
  • Coriander & Mint leaves for garnishing
  • Lemon juice - As per taste


Preparing bati balls

  • Add sooji, besan, salt, turmeric powder, ajwain(ajwain should be crushed between your palms), red chili powder, baking soda, and ghee in wheat flour, and mix it properly.
  • Pour sufficient water into the mixture to make a tight dough.
  • Properly grease the whole dough with oil/ghee and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
  • After 15-20 minutes, again knead this dough very well. Make small round balls of the size of a lemon. Make small round balls of the size of a lemon.
  • Now make a small sign in the center of the batis using your thumb.
  • You can also make an ‘X’ or ‘+’ sign with the help of a knife or using the rear side of a spoon as shown in the next step. Due to this, bati is cooked well and evenly from inside.
  • Place appe pan on gas on a low flame and pour a few drops of ghee in each mould. Place the rolled baati in each mould of the appe pan.
  • Apply a few drops of ghee over all batis so that they are cooked properly and become crispy.
  • Cover the pan and cook on low flame for 5-7 minutes.
  • Rotate batis on every side and cook till its color becomes golden brown.
  • Continuously cook on low flame.After it balls become a golden brown turn off the gas.
  • Take out the cooked bati.Now press the batis slightly with the help of a masher or small bowl.
  • Dip the batis in the ghee for 2-5 minutes and serve to eat.If you are not calorie conscious, let the bati remain dipped in ghee for 15-20 minutes.
  • Finally enjoy your Rajasthani style Dal Bati Churma along with onioins and chutney.
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