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.
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.
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