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Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

  For Baati
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozWheat flour
1 tablespoon 15mlRawa - (semolina)
2 tablespoons 30mlGhee
  Salt to taste
  For Daal
1/2 cup 118mlGreen moong dal
1 tablespoon 15mlYellow channa dal
1 tablespoon 15mlGhee or oil
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGaram masala
1 teaspoon 5mlRed chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlHaldi - (turmeric) powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDhania - (coriander seeds) powder
  Salt to taste
1/2   Lemon
1 tablespoon 15mlCoriander chopped
1/2   Ginger grated
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin and mustard seeds
2 cups 474mlWater

Recipe Instructions

For Baati:

Mix the flour, rawa, salt and ghee.

Knead very stiff dough with warm water.

Shape in ball the size of a ping pong ball.

Heat a gas tandoor or oven and roast on low heat till the outer cover is

brown and crusty.

Break open pour some fresh ghee on the halves.

Serve hot with channa moong dal and pickles.

For Daal:

Wash both dal together add 1 cup water and a pinch of turmeric.

Pressure cook dal. (Approx.4 whistles will cook the dal).

Cool the cooker. Remove dal.

Mix all the spice powders in 1/2 cup water to make thin paste.

Put ghee in a pan and heat.

Add the cumin & coriander seeds. Once they splutter add ginger.

Add the paste of spice powders. Fry for a minute, add the dal.

Add remaining water and stir well. Bring to a boil.

Add lemon juice. Check and add salt if required.

Garnish with chopped coriander.

Serve hot with hot steamed rice.

Making time for daal: 1/2 hour

Makes:4 servings

Shelf life: Best hot and fresh

"Classic Indian Vegetarian and Grain Cooking,"


Average rating:

8.3 (4 votes)

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