Dal Batti Churma | How to make Dal Batti Churma

By Rekha Unni  |  17th Apr 2018  |  
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About Dal Batti Churma Recipe

Traditional delicious Rajasthani dish - Panchmel Dal, Batti and Sweet Churma topped with nuts

Dal Batti Churma

Ingredients to make Dal Batti Churma

  • For Panchmel dal
  • 1/3 cup Chana dal
  • 1/3 cup toovar (arhar) dal
  • 1/3 cup moong dal
  • 1 tbsp urad dal
  • 1 tbsp whole moong dal
  • 3 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 bayleaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 2 tsp dried mango powder
  • 2 tsp tamarind pulp
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • salt to taste
  • For churma
  • 1 cup coarse whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup semolina
  • 4 tbsp melted ghee
  • 2 tbsp almond slivers
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom Powder
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp sliced pistachios
  • 4tbsp milk or as required
  • For Batti
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup semolina
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp besan
  • 4 tbsp melted ghee
  • 8 tbsp milk or as required
  • Additional ghee for Brushing/Dipping Batti

How to make Dal Batti Churma

  1. For Dal: Clean and wash the dals and add 4 cups of water. Pressure cook till the dals are cooked.
  2. In a bowl, combine the chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala with 3 tablespoons of water and mix well. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan and add the cloves, bay leaves, cumin seeds, green chilies 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 and if required, add some water. Switch off
  5. For Battis: Mix all the ingredients and knead into a firm dough. Knead well for 5 to 7 minutes. Let it rest for 10 minutes
  6. This can be cooked in gas tandoor or oven. I have made it in oven. Preheat oven to 180, line baking tray
  7. Divide dough in equal parts, flatten between palms, it will have cracks which is ok. Place them on baking tray and bake for 25-30 minutes, flipping in between to ensure all sides are cooked. Keep it aside
  8. For Churma: Mix all the ingredients and knead into a firm dough. Knead well for 5 to 7 minutes. Let it rest for 10 minutes. Repeat the procedure used for making battis
  9. Soak Almonds & Pistachios in hot water for 15-20 minutes and thinly slice them. Keep it aside
  10. Break the cooked battis for churma into coarse powder. Add ghee, cardamom, sugar, nuts and mix well
  11. For Serving: Dip Battis in ghee. Transfer them to plate, Garnish Churma with almond slivers and serve in a bowl Pour the panchmel dal on battis, add additional ghee if required and serve with churma .. Enjoy the delicious warm lunch

Reviews for Dal Batti Churma (2)

Shivani Pawar10 months ago

Beautiful :ok_hand:

Reema Garg10 months ago

I will surely try this.