Bafla Bati Recipe - Another version of the popular Rajasthani dish-dal bati.

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Main Ingredients : Whole wheat flour (atta), Carom seeds (ajwain)

Cuisine : Rajasthani

Course : Main Course_Veg

Bafla Bati

Bafla Bati Recipe - How to make Bafla Bati


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 2 cups

  • Carom seeds (ajwain) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fennel seeds (saunf) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Potatoes boiled and peeled 4 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Amchur powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cashewnuts crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Raisins 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2-3 tablespoons

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal),soaked 1 cup

  • Ginger grated 2 teaspoons

  • Green chillies slit 3-4

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Lemon 1


Step 1

Knead whole wheat flour with carom seeds, ¼ tsp crushed fennel seeds, salt, oil and enough water to a soft dough.

Step 2

Mash potatoes and put into a bowl. Add ¼ tsp turmeric powder, garam masala powder, ½ tbsp red chilli powder, remaining crushed fennel seeds, salt, dried mango powder, cashewnuts, raisins, 1 tbspcoriander leaves, green chillies and mix.

Step 3

Divide dough into small equal portions. Shape each portion into a katori, stuff with potato mixture, gather the edges and seal and roll into a smooth ball.

Step 4

Boil plenty of water in a deep non stick pan, add the stuffed balls and cook. When they start floating, drain them.

Step 5

Meanwhile boil urad dal and chana dal with ginger, green chillies, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and salt till completely cooked. Mash well with a hand blender.

Step 6

Heat ghee in a small non stick pan, add cumin seeds and when they change colour add remaining red chilli powder and mix. Add to the dal and mix well.

Step 7

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the boiled stuffed batis till golden. Drain and break them. Put them in a serving bowl.

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