Badeel | How to make Badeel

By Sonali Bisht  |  15th Apr 2016  |  
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About Badeel Recipe

A lost recipe from the kitchens of kumaon. Something which isnt available at the restaurants and has almost negligible written literature. This is one of those recipes which is passed over from the mothers to their daughters, or as in my case from my mother in law to a non kumaoni bride. Enjoy it as a starter or an accompaniment to the main inidan course

Badeel is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of North Indian cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Badeel at your home. Badeel by Sonali Bisht will help you to prepare the perfect Badeel at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs few minute for the preparation and 20 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Badeel.


Ingredients to make Badeel

  • 1 cup chana daal (soaked overnight)
  • 2 green chillies
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 inch piece of ginger
  • 4 cloves
  • 4 pepper corns
  • 2 pods of black cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp of cumin Seeds
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp coriander
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • For the dip: 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp rock salt

How to make Badeel

  1. Add all the ingredients for the badeel, except oil. Grind it in the mixie. Do not add any water.
  2. Heat oil in a kadhai, add the paste. Fry till the mixture leaves the side of the dish and gives a cooked aroma.
  3. Take a greased plate and pour the hot mixture on it. Pat it down with a wet hand and wait for it to cool.
  4. Once it is cooled, cut it in a diamond shapes or any shape you wish.
  5. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, place the cut badeel on it, fry for two minutes on each side or till it gets a light brown tinge.

My Tip:

For the dip: Beat the yogurt with sugar and salt.

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