Dal Bati Churma Recipe - Rajasthani Affair!
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • For Bati: Coarse Wheat Flour - 2 Cup
  • Chickpea Flour/Besan - 2 Tsp
  • Ghee - ½ Cup + 2 Tbsp [To coat, Optional]
  • Salt - To Taste
  • Ajwain/Carom Seeds - 1 Tsp
  • For Churma - Coarse Wheat Flour - ½ Cup
  • Chickpea Flour/Besan - ½ Tsp
  • Ghee - ⅛ Cup + ½ Tbsp [To coat, Optional]
  • Sugar - 3-4 Tbsp
  • Ghee - 2 Tbsp
  • For Dal - Urad Dal - ¼ Cup
  • Moong Dal - ⅛ Cup
  • Chana Dal - ⅛ Cup
  • Onions - ½ Cup
  • Tomato - ½ Cup
  • Coriander - To Garnish
  • Ginger - 1 Tsp
  • Garlic - 2 Tsp
  • Gr Chili - ½ Tsp
  • Hing - 1 Pinch
  • Cumin - ½ Tsp
  • Kasoori Methi - ½ Tsp
  • Salt - To Taste
  • Red Chili Powder - 1 Tsp
  • Turmeric - ½ Tsp
  • Coriander Powder - 1½ Tsp
  • Cumin Powder - ½ Tsp
  • Amchur - ½ Tsp
  • Oil - 3 Tsp
Instructions
  1. For Bati: In a bowl/plate, mix the ingredients and make a stiff dough using sufficient water. Cover and let it rest for 30 mins.
  2. After 30 mins, make 8 portions out of the dough. Place them in a baking tray, coat with some ghee. Bake these at 200 Degree C for 15 mins. Take out and flip over, bake for another 10 mins. Lightly press the batis with hands or potato masher and dip in ghee! Bati is ready.
  3. For Churma: Make a stiff dough out of wheat flour, besan, ghee and sufficient water. Let it rest for 30 mins. Make 2 portions out of the dough. Place them in a baking tray, coat with some ghee. Bake these at 200 Degree C for 15 mins. Take out and flip over, bake for another 10 mins.
  4. Crush these with hands or potato masher. And pulse twice in blender(optional to pulse, these batis just get break with hands). Add ghee and sugar and mix well. Churma is ready..
  5. For Dal - Soak the dals for 2 hr and pressure cook with some salt. Heat some oil in a pan. Once hot, add in the cumin, hing. ginger, garlic, gr chili. Cook until brown. Add in the onions, salt. Cook until onions sweat.
  6. Add in the tomatoes, stir and cook until tomatoes are mushy. Add in the chili powder, cumin powder, turmeric, coriander powder. Cook for another minute, then add in the cooked dal, and water. Stir and simmer for 10 mins.
  7. Add in the kasoori methi, amchur powder, coriander. Adjust the consistency by adding more water, let it boil. Dal is ready!
  8. What are you waiting for? Go ahead, and pour that dal over that bati, crush with hands and dig into it.. ;) Everything is stupendous!
Notes
You can reduce the ghee in the batis if you wish.. But more the ghee, the more its delicious!
Instead of dipping the batis into ghee after its made, you can pour in 2 tsp of ghee in each bati!
Recipe by CookingShooking at https://cookingshooking.com/dal-bati-churma/