Dal Baati | How to make Dal Baati

By Geeta Sachdev  |  28th Feb 2017  |  
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About Dal Baati Recipe

A crisp and melt in mouth thick and round shaped baked wheat flour bread drizzled with ghee and generously topped with Panchmel Dal (protein rich five types of mixed lentils dal), is a delicious traditional Rajasthani wholesome meal best enjoyed with spicy Garlic Chutney and Churma.

Dal Baati is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Dal Baati in your kitchen. This recipe requires 20 minutes for preparation and 20 minutes to cook. The Dal Baati by Geeta Sachdev has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Dal Baati at home without any difficulty. Dal Baati is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Dal Baati would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Dal Baati this weekend. Share your Dal Baati cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Geeta Sachdev for inputs. In case you have any queries for Dal Baati you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Geeta Sachdev. You can also rate the Dal Baati and give feedback.

Dal Baati

Ingredients to make Dal Baati

  • For The Baatis - 1 cup coarse whole wheat flour (jada gehun ka atta)
  • 1/2 cup semolina (rava)
  • 2 table spoon besan (bengal gram flour)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoon melted ghee
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds /saunf
  • 1/4 teaspoon carom seeds /ajwain
  • salt to taste
  • Shudh ghee for deep frying
  • For the topping
  • 4 tablespoon melted ghee
  • 8 tablespoon finely chopped onions
  • 2 teaspoon lime juice

How to make Dal Baati

  1. For the batties -
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a semi-stiff dough, without using any water.
  3. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and shape each portion into an even sized round. Flatten the rounds, make a small indentation in the center of the baatis using your thumb. Keep aside.
  4. For the filling -
  5. Make dry Veg of boiled potatoes and peas with oil or ghee and dry masalas of your choice Take a round ball of batti flatten it and fill 1 tablespoon of the mixture close all sides and give it a round shape
  6. Boil enough water in a deep non-stick kadhai, add all the baatis into the boiling water and cook on a high flame for 15 minutes, while turning them occasionally. Drain and allow them to cool completely.
  7. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai, add 4 baatis at a time and deep-fry till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Deep-fry the remaining 4 baatis in one more batch. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.
  8. To serve, Heat the dal again till piping hot. Arrange 2 baatis on a serving dish, break them into pieces and pour 1 tbsp melted ghee evenly over it. Pour ¼ of the dal evenly over it. Sprinkle 2 tbsp of onions and ½ tsp lemon juice evenly over it.Repeat the process to make more servings.Serve immediately

My Tip:

Fry Batties on low flame

Reviews for Dal Baati (2)

Divyanshu Das2 years ago

Looks lovely

Preeti Gurung2 years ago

Very nice dal batti recipe!

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