No rajasthani thali is complete without baati. Baaties are made of whole wheat flour, semolina (sooji) and gram flour (besan). They are cooked in electrical oven or  tandoor oven as well. A generous quantity of ghee is usually poured over baati while serving it.


  • Wheat flour – 4 cups
  • Ajwain – 1 tbs
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tbs
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tbs
  • Baking soda – 1/2 tbs
  • Ghee – 1/2 cup (for moyen)
  • Salt – to taste


Step – 1  Combine all the ingredients in a container and mix it well.

Step – 2 Add water and knead well to make a stiff dough.BAATI-DOUGH

Step – 3 Keep dough in rest for 1/2 hour.

Step – 4 Divide the dough into equal portion and make round shaped balls.

Step – 5 Heat a gas tandoor and put the baaties on the grill of the tandoor. Cook them on a medium flame for 20 to 25 minutes. Cooking the baaties over a medium flame will ensure that the baaties are cooked from  inside also.


Step – 6 Arrange the baaties on a serving plate. break each bati into two pieces and pour melted ghee on the baaties.

Step – 7 Served hot with dal or baigan bharta along with salad and tomato chutney.BATI-SERVE

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