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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Rajasthani Thali

I am glad to be a part of the Event, South Vs North Challenge started by Divya Pramil of You too Can Cook. In which there are two teams, South Team, members belong to the Southern Part and North Team members from Northern Part. Every Month a member from each will Challenge recipe to the opposite teams - A South team member who is hosting will give a challenging Traditional South Indian recipe to the North team and vice versa. I am belong to the Southern Team and this Month Challenge was Rajasthani Thali, hosting by Manjula of Desi Fiesta while Sowmya of South team challenged north team members with Vendhayakeerai paruppu urundai morkuzhambu.
Rajasthani Thali, have once enjoyed this rich and delicious spread in a restaurant years back. And i never thought that i will try those recipes at home and it happened because of this Wonderful Event, so Thanks a ton to Divya & Manjula for Challenging us with Traditional recipes. I enjoyed cooking and eat this Thali Meal. But still i could not make the entire Thali given by Manjula, skipped Goond ki Ladoo, Makki Roti & Panchmel Sabzi. Definitely making it sometime soon. Thanks again Manjula for the yummy recipes. Here;s my Rajasthani Thali :)




Thali Menu i prepared...
  • Green Gram Dal 
  • Baati
  • Bajra Roti
  • Boondi Raita
  • Dhana Mung Wadi
  • Gatte Ki Kadhi with Rice
  • Malai Lassi
Baati
Ingredients

  1. Wheat flour  1 cup
  2. Salt    to taste
  3. Butter or ghee    1 and 1/2 tbsp (melted)
Method
  • Mix all the ingredients n make a stiff dough . Then take a small ball of dough and divide in to equal portions and roll it . 
  • Preheat the oven at 375 degrees and place the baati's on a baking sheet for about 15 minutes or till they turn brown on the surface. 
  • Once done remove from the oven and brush it with ghee or butter.
  • Baati is Served with Dal / Mung Dal.
Mung Dal
Ingredients
  1. Green mung or yellow mung dal    1/4 cup
  2. Salt   to taste
  3. Turmeric powder   1/8 tsp
  4. Chilli powder    1/2 tsp
  5. Coriander powder   1 tsp
  6. Cumin powder   1/2 tsp
  7. Hing    a generous pinch
  8. Garam Masala powder    1/4 tsp
  9. Oil    2-3 tsp
  10. Cumin seeds    1/4 tsp
  11. Onion     3 tbsp(finely chopped,optional)
  12. Ginger   1" piece (crushed)
  13. Garlic    2 flakes(crushed)
Method
  • Take mung dal in pressure cooker, add 2 cups of water and pressure for 2-3 whistles.
  • Once done slightly mash it keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds when it splutter add ginger garlic and saute it then add all the dry powders and stir fry.
  • After that add cooked dal, enough salt and stir well.
  • If u want can add 1/4 cup water now and bring to boil.
  • That's it...Delicious mung dal ready, Serve with baked baatis.

Boondi Raita
This is served as an accompaniment with rotis/ Paratha & Pulao/Biryani. Simple and easy to make delicious side dish. I used store bought Spicy Boondis.
Ingredients
  1. Yogurt / Curd     1 cup (beaten well)
  2. Water     1/2 cup
  3. Boondi    4 tbsp
  4. Chilli powder    1/4 tsp
  5. Cumin powder   1/2 tsp
  6. Garam masala powder   a pinch( or chaat masala)
  7. Cumin seeds    1/8 tsp
  8. Cilantro    few finely chopped
Method
  • Take a bowl add all the ingredients except boondi beat well. 
  • Then add boondi to the beaten masala curd/yogurt .
  • That's it..Boondi Raita. Serve Boondi chaas/ matta chilled.



For Bajra Roti, Gatte Ki Kadhi & Dhana Mung Wadi click Here for the recipes.



20 comments:

  1. That is one wonderful spread Sangee.. You have made it wonderfully.. I really enjoyed doing this months challenge too.. Love your presentation as usual, Sangee.. :)

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  2. Delicious and beautiful thali :) hats of to your effort dear :) thalis looks scrumptious :) glad you liked it :)

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  3. this meal looks wonderful deliciously done

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  4. Beautiful dishes and inviting foods, lovely presentation as well...Hope u loved making and having these delicious dishes na.

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  5. wow! super yummy thali.. good effort

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  6. Wonderful Thali !! Perfectly done !!

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  7. yummy platter ....lovely clicks!!!

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  8. Simply delicious and lavish looking thali.
    Deepa

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  9. lovely thali akka and neat presentation.loved the whole

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  10. The whole platter looks delicious and inviting. Nice presentation and clicks.

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  11. splendid thali ...love the delicious spread here.... wish i could com there to ve ....

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  12. awesome spread... lovely snaps as usual...

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  13. wow awesome platter :) u are always a show stopper dear :) really tempting clicks too... I missed the challenge but planning to try few of the recipes soon

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  14. Virtual treat to my eyes !! not I can skip my lunch :-p

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  15. Wow wow what an effort akka :) Seriously loved the spread there and all the clicks are simply delectable!! Well done akka..

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  16. Perfect clicks & a beautiful thali.. Hats off to ur effort !! Awesome it looks :)

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  17. Very very delicious and lovely thali, makes me hungry...

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  18. Looks so appetizing and feel like preparing a thali looking at the pictures. Maybe one of these days I will.

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  19. Hi Sangeetha ji,

    Realy nice food post and quite in details. Will definitely share in on my food groups on facebook. Plus would be great if an expert like you could review my 1st infographic which is on Rajasthani food. Its jaisalmertourpackage.in/2013/11/21/what-all-you-can-eat-for-inr-20-in-rajasthan/.

    If you like it, just post a comment in the post.

    Regards,
    Jatin

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