Stuffed Bati Recipe

Add ReviewRecipe in Hindi
Stuffed Bati
  • Chef: Sujatha Natraj
  • Recipe Servings: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • Total Cook Time:
  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Baati is a popular Rajasthani bread snack. In this recipe a paneer and spice stuffing is used. Traditionally you mash the baati then pour a generous amount of ghee, chutney and dal over it.

Ingredients of Stuffed Bati

  • For the baatis:
  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 1/2 cup ghee (for rolling the stuffed baatis in ghee at the end; this stuff can be left out.)
  • For the stuffing:
  • 200 gms paneer
  • 2 onions, medium
  • 2 tomatoes, medium
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 tsp chopped green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp jeera powder
  • 1 tsp amchoor powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for cooking

How to Make Stuffed Bati

  • For the Baati Dough:
  • 1.In a big bowl, add the wheat flour. Add the salt, baking powder, and ghee. Mix everything together with clean hands.
  • 2.Now sprinkle water and make a stiff dough. Allow the Batis Dough to rest for half an hour
  • For the Stuffing:
  • 1.In a kadai, add oil and heat. Now, add the grated ginger and saute.
  • 2.Then, add the chopped onions and stir-fry till translucent.
  • 3.Now, add the turmeric powder, coriander powder, jeera powder, red chilli powder and amchoor powder and stir-fry quickly.
  • 4.Just add a few teaspoons of water to the above powder so that everything is de-glazed.
  • 5.Now, add the chopped tomatoes and cook everything together. Add crumbled paneer and toss and mix everything well. Add salt.
  • 6.Now, your stuffing for the baatis is ready.
  • How to Prepare:
  • 1.Make balls from the wheat flour dough. Take each ball and pat with your hands to make a puri.
  • 2.Stuff 2 tsp of the paneer filling into the puri.
  • 3.Pull up the edges and shape the puri back into a stuffed ball or stuffed baati.
  • 4.Do the same with all the wheat flour dough balls.
  • 5.Now, microwave for 4 or 5 minutes in high. Allow standing time of 2 minutes.
  • 6.Drown each Stuffed Batis in a bowl of ghee and see the golden Batis shine with the ghee bath. (You can skip this step and be guilt-free).
  • 7.Serve with dal or with any chutney of your choice.