Saturday 7 June 2014

Daal Baati Chokha

Daal baati chokha is a traditional dish eaten mainly in Bihar and u.p. It can be had for lunch, dinner or you can make it on your holidays and you will surely love it.

Ingrediants for baati

Wheat. flour 2 cup
Ajwain(carom seeds) 1/2 tblspn
Ghee 2 tblspn
Salt 3/4 tblspn

Ingredients for stuffing

Roasted black chickpeas's flour (bhune chane ka aata) 1 cup
Ginger-garlic-paste 1 tblspn
Green chilly 2 to 4
cumin seeds 1 tspn
Ajwain(carom seeds) 1 tspn
Mustard oil 1 tblspn
Pickle spices 1 tblspn
salt to tast

Ingredients for Chokha

Potato. 5 to 6
Brinjal 1-2 large size
Tomatoes 3-4 medium size
Onion 1 large finaly choped
Green chillies2 to4 finely chopped
Ginger 1 1/2 inch long pieces finely chopped
Garlic 4-5 cloves finaly choped
salt to taste

Ingredients for daal

Chana daal 1/2 cup
Tomatoes 1 medium size
Onion 1 large size
Green chillies 2 finely chopped
Ginger-garlic paste 1 tblspn
Bayleaf 1
Cardamom 1
Clove 2
cinnemon 1"
Red Chilli powder 1 tblspn or to taste
Turmeric powder 1/2 tblspn
garam msala. powder 1/2 tspn
Salt to taste

Method for baati

  1. Filter the flour and keep it in a utensil, put Ghee, baking soda, Ajwain and salt in flour then mix well Knead a soft dough using warm water. Cover the dough and keep aside
  2. For stuffing put roasted black chickpeas's flour in a bowl.add all the stuffing ingrdient in it and mix well.
  3. For baati break off medium sized pieces from the dough. With the help of your fingers expand the pieces 2-3 inches in diameter Place 1- 1 1/2 tblspn stuffing on it, wrap up the dough piece and close from all sides.
  4. Boil water in pan put baaties in it and boiled it about 10 min.
  5. Heat oil in a kadai.fry the baaties untill it become golden.

Method for chokha

  1. In a cooker put potatoes tomatoes ,brinjals .add salt n some water .cover the lid and cook about 10 -15min.
  2. Mash the vegetable in a pot add ginger,garlic,green chilli and onion mix well.

Method for daal

  1. In a cooker put soaked chana daal,turmaric powder and salt add water cook about 15 min.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai.add onion,black cardamom,green cardamom ,cloves and byleaf saute well.
  3. when the onion become pink add ginger-garlic paste, red chilli powder, greeen chilli cut in pieces,garam masala powder mix well.add tomato and cook about 5-8min.
  4. Add cooked daal in it serve hot garnish with coriender leaves.


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