Daal baati

You don’t need to go to Rajasthan to eat authentic Marwari food. This looks like an elaborate recipe, but once you’ve started making it you’ll know your family will enjoy this sumptuous and truly delightful meal.


1/2 cup yellow moong dal
1/2 cup Arhar dal
¼ cup Urad dal
½ cup Chana dal
2 tbsp Ghee
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2tsp. Fenugreek seed, ½ tsp Fennel seed, ½ tsp. Mustard seed (For Tempering)
2 medium tomatoes (chopped)
2 cloves, 5-6 whole peppercorns
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
2 1/2 cup water
Salt to taste
1 lime juice
Coriander leaves for garnish
For Bati
2 cup wheat flour
½ cup Suji
1tbsp Besan
2 tablespoon ghee (warm)
1 teaspoon ajawin
1 teaspoon salt
A pinch of Eno salt
½ cup yogurt
Luke warm water for kneading the dough

½ cup grated paneer
1tbsp. Raisens
1tsp grated ginger
1/2tsp garam masala powder

Mix the stuffing and sauté on fire for 2minutes, keep aside.For making Bati dough mix all dry ingredients, add ghee, yogurt, and water to make semi hard dough. Cover and keep for rest.
For Dal Wash and soak for 30minutes.Pressure cook dal with water, salt tomatoes. Remove; add all spices.In a separate pan, heat ghee, Add hing and all tempering spices, to ghee when hot. When it starts to crackle, add the boiled Dal.Adjust the consistency. Add lime juice and freshly chopped coriander leaves.
For Bati make small balls fill it with stuffing, Bake in the oven at 200 degree for 25 minutes.Remove and dip in the ghee. Serve with Dal and Ladoo.

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