RAJASTHANI RECIPESDAL BATTIIngredients – For 4 peoples Wheat flour 400 gm (a bit coarser) Semolina 100 gm (optional) Pure Ghee two large spoon full A cup of Malai (Milk cream) Salt to taste !/4 teaspoonful Sodabicarb Proceed – Mix all ingredients in a large bowl or in a deep plate, kneed with mixing small amount of water to firm consistency dough (dough a bit firm than chapatti flour) Kneed thoroughly, divide in abt 10 smooth round balls; keep covered with a wet cloth. Preheat a gas /Electric oven for 10 min to maximum temp, than put balls one by one, lower the temp to medium, turn around every 4-5 min till becomes golden brown.( it takes about 20 -25 min in gas oven ) Take another two spoonful pure ghee, heat in a deep pan & dip battis one by one, if wants more rich taste break in two pieces & sock in ghee. Keep in a casserole. DAL – Ingredient Arhar Dal two cup or mix dal One cup arhar dal ,half cup Bangalgram ( channa dal ) Half cup green moong dal ,half cup masoor dal ( red gram ) Water to cook, 1/2 spoonful turmeric powder , one & half spoon ful red chilli powder ,Salt to taste 1/2 spoon ful garam masala , Green chilli cut in small pieces ,corrender leaves, two cloves , one small piece of ginger. Proceed - Either take Arhar dal two cup or if u like can take mix dal - That is one cup arhar dal, Half cup green moong dal,Half cup red gram dal ( massor ) & half cup bangalgram (Channa dal) Cook in a cooker with enough water, put ½ cup pf turmeric & salt to taste in cooker along with one small piece of ginger crushed & two cloves in cooker. When cooked prepare for tadaka - Need one large spoon pure ghee, one green chili cut in small pieces, ½ spoon ful cumin seeds ,one to one & half spoon ful red chili powder, pinch of asafetida powder. Heat ghee in a small pot ,Put cumin seeds & asafetida Powder when becomes golden brown put green chilies & one to one & half teaspoon full red chili powder & Put inDal.Put ½ teaspoonful garm masala & garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Take 7-8 green chilies cut in small pieces ,Heat a pan with one spoon full oil ,put cumin seeds & mustard seeds & green chili ,put salt to taste & cook to 3-4 min. Sprinkle half lemon juice. Serve hot batti with Dal & green chili chutney. If want can serve also rice or pulav along with batti & dal to complete the menu. For sweet u can serve Churma laddu or mal pua or kheer along with dal batti. Hope Ils will try & like this special rajasthani dish.