Discover the Rich Flavors of Rajasthan with Dal Baati Churma

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Dal Bati Churma is a popular dish from the state of Rajasthan in India. It is a combination of three different dishes: dal (lentil soup), bati (baked dough balls), and churma (sweetened crumbled dough). Here is some information about the dish:

About:

  • Dal Bati Churma is a traditional dish from Rajasthan, India.
  • It is a popular dish served during festivals, weddings, and other special occasions.
  • It is a complete meal that provides a balance of carbohydrates, protein, and fats.

Nutrition value:

  • Dal is a good source of protein and fiber.
  • Bati is made from wheat flour and provides carbohydrates and dietary fiber.
  • Churma is made from wheat flour, ghee, and jaggery, providing carbohydrates and energy.

Here’s how to make it:

Ingredients: For Dal:

  • 1 cup split yellow lentils (moong dal)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required

For Bati:

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required

For Churma:

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1 cup ghee
  • 1/2 cup powdered jaggery
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom powder

Instructions:

For Dal:

  1. Rinse the split yellow lentils (moong dal) and soak in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds.
  3. Add chopped garlic and ginger and sauté for a minute.
  4. Drain the soaked lentils and add to the pressure cooker along with turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, and salt.
  5. Add enough water and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles or until the lentils are cooked.
  6. Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and give the dal a stir. Keep it aside.

For Bati:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix wheat flour, ghee, carom seeds, and salt in a bowl.
  3. Add water gradually and knead into a stiff dough.
  4. Divide the dough into equal parts and shape each part into a round ball.
  5. Place the balls on a baking tray and bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Remove from the oven and keep them aside.

For Churma:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix wheat flour and ghee in a bowl.
  3. Add water gradually and knead into a stiff dough.
  4. Divide the dough into equal parts and shape each part into a small ball.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Once cooled, crumble the baked dough balls into small pieces.
  7. Add powdered jaggery and cardamom powder and mix well.

To serve:

  1. Take a bati and pour ghee over it.
  2. Break the bati into pieces and put it in a serving plate.
  3. Pour the hot dal over the bati pieces.
  4. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with churma.

Enjoy your delicious Dal Bati Churma!