Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine) | How to make Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine)

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  • By Alka Jena
    Created on 26th Nov 2015

About Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine)

Rajasthani food is incomplete without the mention of the famous Dal-Baati-Churma which consists of baatis or flaky round breads baked over firewood or over kandas (i.e. cow dung cakes) as done in villages. No Rajasthani festive or wedding menu is never complete without this popular recipe. Synonymous to Rajasthan, this rustic globe of baked deliciousness is famous as much for its simplicity as for its unforgettable taste. And yet when it comes to tracing the story behind this culinary masterpiece – the dish is a meal in itself .

Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine), a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Alka Jena. Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine) is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine) is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine) by Alka Jena is perfect to serve 5 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine).

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time60mins
  • Serves5People
Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine)

Ingredients to make Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine)

  • 1/3 cup chana dal (split Bengal gram)
  • 1/3 cup toovar (arhar) dal
  • 1/3 cup moong dal (split green gram)
  • 1 tbsp urad dal (split black lentils)
  • 1 tbsp masoor daal (Red lentil)
  • 3 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1 tsp coriander (dhania) powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 bayleaves (tejpatta)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 2 green chillies slit
  • A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 2 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
  • 2 tsp tamarind (imli) pulp
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • For the baatis (for 12 to 15 baatis):
  • 2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup semolina
  • 8 tbsp milk/ water
  • 4 tbsp melted ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • For the Churma:
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup semolina
  • 4 tbsp melted ghee
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp almond
  • 3 cloves (laung / lavang)
  • Ghee for deep frying

How to make Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine)

  1. Clean and wash the dals and add 4 cups of water. Pressure cook them 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 it 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 saute 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.
  5. To prepare the Baati's: Mix all the ingredients and knead into a firm dough. Knead well for 5 to 7 minutes.
  6. Divide the dough into 10 to 15 equal portions and shape each portion into an even sized round. Flatten the rounds lightly using your thumb and mark an incision with the help of a kitchen knife.
  7. Preheat the oven to 250 degree celsius for 10 to 15 minutes.
  8. Grease a baking tray and place the baatis in them and bake at 230 degree celsius for 12 to 15 minutes, turning the baatis after 10 minutes is essential to check that it is cooked perfectly from all sides.
  9. Keep them in the oven for another 5 minutes.
  10. Take them out of the oven and dip all the batis in pure ghee and serve. (If you want you can lightly brush these batis with ghee and serve.)
  11. To prepare the Churma:
  12. Combine the flour, semolina and ghee and knead with ¼ cup water to make a stiff dough. Keep it aside covered for 15 to 20 minutes.
  13. Divide the dough into 10 to 12 equal portion and fry on slow heat till it becomes brown on both sides. Transfer to a kitchen towel and let it cool.
  14. Once it cools down, grind it to a fine powder along with the powdered sugar and sprinkle the chopped almonds on top.
  15. Now place the crumbled baatis on a plate. Pour the daal over it, sprinkle some chopped onions and green chillies and serve it with the churma as a side dish.

Reviews for Daal Baati Churma (Rajasthani Cuisine) (12)

Pramod Mehra14 days ago
Sounds good. Must try. for once made by friend it was outstanding Love this dish but even in Rajasthan nobody matched my friend Hope this recipe helps
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Lata Varkhade21 days ago
Nice dish
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Anamika Mishra2 months ago
V nice try
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Divya Gopwania year ago
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Ritu Gaur Sharmaa year ago
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Geetanjali Tripathia year ago
yammy
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Arjuman Sultana Baiga year ago
Yammy
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Vaishali Tandona year ago
I dnt have an oven. is there any other way to cook baatis ?
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Madhuri Parwala year ago
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albina choudhurya year ago
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Deepesh Shahi2 years ago
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