Rajasthani cuisine has a lot of flavor.This cuisine has a huge dependency on lentils,ghee,yogurt and spices.Dal Bati Churma,Mirchi bada,Pyaaz ki kachori,Gatte ki kadhi.The list is endless.
In the olden days,vegetables, water and fruits were scarce. Rajasthan is primarily Thar desert and has less vegetation.Thus, recipes involves using less veggies and water.Use of local grains and spices adds to the charm of the desert.You get various local recipes like ker sangri which is found nowhere else.
Dal Baati Choorma is a special dish for a Sunday brunch.We serve baati or roasted dough balls along with dal and chuurma.Traditionally it is cooked in a chulha over coal. Even now you can make dal bati without oven.
However,nowadays you can also make bati in microwave oven.
Dal baati ki dal is also a speciality in itself.Panchmel dal or Panchratna dal is a combination of 5 lentils.This Dal has a great flavor due to varied textures.Churma is a sweet coarse powder of few dough balls.
It is also similar to Dal Bafla in MP and Litti chokha or Bihar.
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