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How to make Rajasthani Bati - A rich baked rajasthani bread with the goodness of pure ghee.

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This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Wholewheat flour, Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Rajasthani

Course : Breads

Rajasthani  Bati
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Rajasthani cuisine is perhaps the most sensitive amongst the Indian cuisines. People here relish non-vegetarian dishes made from chicken, lamb and shikar which includes animal and birds like boars, venison, peacock, quail, duck, pheasant, rabbits and even camels etc. Vegetarian food comes in two varieties i.e. the food eaten by the common man that includes use of various spices and herbs and the food of the Marwari Jains that is prepared without using onions, garlic or for that matter any ingredient growing under the soil except for ginger and groundnuts.
Rajasthan cooking in general has its own unique flavour where the simplest and the most basic of ingredients go into the preparation of delicious dishes. The harsh climate and the non-availability of ingredients in this region are a great influence.  Food that could last for several days and could be eaten without heating was preferred, more out of necessity than choice. The sparse rainfall is not conducive to growing fresh green vegetables. Due to this scarcity whatever seasonal vegetables are grown, are sundried so that they can be used for the rest of the year. 

For more recipes related to Rajasthani Bati checkout Barfi Parantha With Rose And Rabdi , Onion Parantha, Peethiwali Poori , Mixed Flour Roti . You can also find more Breads recipes like Meetho Lolo, Litti, Gobhi Parantha, Vegetable Parantha.

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Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Rajasthani Bati Recipe

  • Wholewheat flour 2 cups

  • Ghee for soakin

  • Salt 2 teaspoons

  • Baking powder 1/4 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Take atta in a bowl. Add salt, baking powder and half a cup of desi ghee. Mix well.

Step 2

Add sufficient water and knead into a stiff dough. Preheat oven to 180°C. Take lemon sized portions. Press firmly and roll into round balls.

Step 3

Grease a baking tray. Place the baatis on it.

Step 4

Press them slightly Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake at 180°C till done. It may take fifteen minutes to half an hour.

Step 5

When done, serve it hot with a bowl full of pure ghee to soak baatis and Rajasthani dal.

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