Baati Chokha Recipe|Daal Baati Choorma

This dish is from the cuisine of Rajasthan in Western India. Dal Baati is more popular and specially made on some occasions. The Baati usually roast in an open coal fire but you can also cook them under a grill or in your oven. But I have cooked in gas oven not electric oven. Daal is basically prepared from tuvar daal or red lentil  and Baati is basically a hard bread made up of wheat powder commonly known as aata. Baati Chokha is usually served with fried tuvar daal and Baigan bharta. Learn how to make daal Baati.

Preparation Time : 10 Minutes

Cooking Time : 20 Minutes

Ingredients Quantity
Wheat flour 3 cup
Refined oil 1/2 cup
Salt to taste
Carom seeds / ajwain 1/4 teaspoon
Cooking soda 1/4 teaspoon
water to make dough


1. Mix wheat flour with salt, Carom seeds, ghee and cooking soda. Knead the flour to make a tight dough.

2.Then we prepare tennis ball size round balls of this dough and put it in a well heated gas oven. I used my gas oven to cook this baati. You can bake it in a pre-heated oven at 170 C for 15 minutes then turn it  and bake for 10 more minutes from the back sides. Check it, if its little-undone bake for few more minutes.

3. Put it in gas oven (you can also use an electric oven or microwave) as shown below.

4. Slow the heat and cook it till gets brown colour and then its been taken out.

5. Heat the oil in kadhai and deep fry Baati till dark golden brown. Serve hot with Tuvar Daal, chokha and Baigan bharta.

6. Enjoy!!

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