Dal Bafla Recipe

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  • Dal Bafla
  • Dal Bafla
How to make Dal Bafla
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Dal Bafla Recipe: Dal Bafla is a dish that hails from the heart of India, that is, Madhya Pradesh. It is similar to the Rajasthani staple dal baati or the Bihari signature litti. The dish is essentially a ball of baked dough that is served with a side of zesty dal. The taste is a delicious blend of baked hard wheat soaked in dal. You can make some of this delicious dal bafla recipe at home easily and quickly for the next meal.

Ingredients of Dal Bafla

  • For Bafla:
  • 2 Cups Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Maize Flour
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Ajwain
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Ghee
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • For Dal:
  • 1 1/2 Cups Soaked Arhar Dal
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • For Tadka:
  • 1 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Hing
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 3 Tbsp Coriander Leaves

How to Make Dal Bafla

  • Prepare Bafla:
  • 1.Take wheat flour in a bowl and add maize flour, cumin seeds, ajwain and salt to it.Dal Bafla
  • 2.Mix them well and pour ghee on to it.Dal Bafla
  • 3.Mix it well.Dal Bafla
  • 4.Now add water and make dough out of the mixture.Dal Bafla
  • 5.Make small round balls out of the dough.Dal Bafla
  • 6.Now heat some water in a pan and add salt and turmeric.Dal Bafla
  • 7.Put the balls into the pan and let it cook
  • 8.Cook till they float on the surface, then drain the water and make it dry,Dal Bafla
  • 9.Now grill them on 200 degree celsius for about 20-30 minutes.
  • Prepare Dal:
  • 1.Take soaked Arhar dal and water in a pressure cooker.Dal Bafla
  • 2.Add turmeric and salt. Pressure cook it.
  • Prepare Tadka:
  • 1.Take ghee in a pan, add hing and mustard seeds. Saute well.Dal Bafla
  • 2.Then add red chilli powder.Dal Bafla
  • 3.Mix and pour over the cooked dal.Dal Bafla
  • 4.Add sugar and coriander leaves. Mix well.Dal Bafla
  • 5.Serve hot with Dal poured over BaflaDal Bafla
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Key Ingredients: Wheat Flour, Maize Flour, Cumin Seeds, Ajwain, Salt, Ghee, Water, Salt, Turmeric, Soaked Arhar Dal, Water, Turmeric, Salt, Ghee, Hing, Mustard Seeds, Red Chilli Powder, Sugar , Coriander Leaves
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