Daal Baati

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Daal Baati


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :25 Min

Cook Time : 25 Min

Total Time : 50 Min


Serves : 8
  • For baati... 1 cup coarse whole wheat flour

  • 1/2 cup Semolina

  • 2 tbsp besan

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 4 tbsp melted ghee 1/2 cup

  • 1 tsp saunf

  • 1/4 tsp ajwain

  • 1tsp salt

  • For dal.... 5 tbsp channa dal

  • 5 tbsp Arhar dal

  • 5 tbsp green Moong dal

  • 1 tbsp urad dal

  • 3 laung

  • 2 tej patta

  • 1 tsp jeera

  • 2 green chilly slited

  • 1/2 tsp haldi pwd

  • 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tbsp chill powder

  • 1/2 tsp garam masala

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander

  • 1 tsp heeng


  • For dal... Clean and wash the dals, combine the dals with 4 cup of water and salt in a pressure cooker and mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistle
  • Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid
  • Do not drain the water and keep aside
  • Heat the ghee in a deep non stick kadahi kadahi and add cloves, bayleaves, cumin, green chilly and heeng and saute on a medium flame for a few seconds
  • When the seed crackles add the tomatoes, coriander pwd, turmeric pwd, chilly pwd and garam masala mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes while stirring occasionally
  • Add the cooked dal (along with water) and little salt and mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes while stirring occasionally
  • Add the coriander and mix well and keep aside
  • For baati... Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead it into a semi stiff dough without using any water
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal portions and shape each portion into an even sized round
  • Flatten the rounds make a small indention in the center of the baati using your thumb, keep aside
  • Heat tandoori cooker and all baati on the wire rack put the flame low medium and bake it till brown
  • Heat the ghee in a wok and put all the baati in it
  • How to serve.. Warm the dal again till piping hot,arrange two baati on a serving plate, break them into pieces and pour 1 tbsp melted ghee evenly and dal on it