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Rajasthani Dal Baati

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Dal bati is a lentil soup with baked whole wheat flaky round bread that are very tasty and healthy.Lentil are high in proteins. They are often mixed with other foods in India. Dal is a mixture of 5 different types of pulses.
  Chana dal 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Toor dal 2 Tablespoon
  Masoor dal 2 Tablespoon
  Moong dal 2 Tablespoon
  Urad dal 2 Tablespoon
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Ghee 1 Tablespoon
  Dried chilis 3
  Bay leaves 3
  Cardamom seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon sticks 2
  Cloves 5
  Ginger paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Amchur powder 1 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Asofoetida 1 Pinch
  Whole wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Rawa 3 Tablespoon (Sooji, Semolina Flour)
  Corn meal 3 Tablespoon
  Ajwain 1 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 4 Tablespoon (Hot)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Warm water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (Ghee)
  Green chillies 5
  Chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon

Wash and soak daals together and about an hour.
Mix all ingredients for bati and make dough and let it rest for an hour.
Cook dal with turmeric and oil. Add water 2-3 cups.
Also add cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf and cloves.
Pressure cook dal on high heat until a whistle and then simmer for 15 minutes.
Make balls of the dough for bati. Flatten them a bit.
Bake them in preheated oven at 350 F for 20 minutes.
Turn the batis after 20 minutes and cook for another 15 minutes.
To season dal, heat ghee in a pan. Add chilis, mustard and cumin along with asofetida.
Add ginger and garam masala pieces.
Add amchur powder and now add dal, some water and salt.
Boil for 3-4 minutes.
Dal and bati are ready. Garnish dal.
To serve butter the batis and pour some dal over it.

Recipe Summary

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Lentil with Baked Indian Bread
Try this Rajasthani regional specialty of India for your next family get together. This recipe will sure make you savor the taste of real traditional Indian cooking. The blend of ingredients in this Rajasthani Dal Baati makes it completely irresistable.Watch this video and find out for yourself.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 661 Calories from Fat 215

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.5%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g32.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 18.1 mg6%

Sodium 225.9 mg9.4%

Total Carbohydrates 94 g31.5%

Dietary Fiber 19.2 g76.9%

Sugars 3.5 g

Protein 22 g43.4%

Vitamin A 20.2% Vitamin C 58.3%

Calcium 22.5% Iron 34.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Rajasthani Dal Baati Recipe Video, Lentil With Baked Indian Bread