Fried Bati- Fried Baati RecipeFried Bati Recipe
Recipe type: Snacks recipe
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • Wheat flour - 2 cup (300 grams)
  • Semolina - ½ cup (80 grams)
  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Oil - for frying
  • Carom seeds - ½ tsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp or as per taste
  1. Sieve wheat flour in a bowl.
  2. Take all the following ingredients in a mixing bowl to prepare the dough for baatis – semolina, wheat flour, carom seeds, baking soda, salt and some ghee. Mix all the ingredients well.
  3. Now add water in small portions and knead soft dough. Cover and keep aside for 20 minutes to rest.
  4. Later grease your hands with some ghee and knead the dough again.
  5. Divide the dough in five equal portions and roll them in round shape.
  6. Take 1 liter water in any vessel and let it simmer.
  7. Then drop the dough balls into it and cook them in boiled water until soft and cooked through. This can take 15 minutes.
  8. Insert a knife or toothpick to check if cooked well.
  9. Turn off the flame and drain out the dough balls in a separate bowl.
  10. Cut the balls in rough chunks with a knife and let them cool down.
  11. Then mash the dough balls finely and knead soft and smooth dough. You can add some water as desired.
  12. Now make small lumps from the whole dough. Lift one portion, roll in round shape and flatten it slightly. Press the dough ball in the center with a thumb.
  13. Place it on a plate. Likewise prepare all the baatis.
  14. Heat enough oil in a wok and gently slide as many baatis as possible into it at one time.
  15. Fry them till they get crusty and brown. Keep flipping the sides.
  16. Drain out the fried baatis on kitchen paper towels so that excess oil can be removed. Fried baati is now ready.
  17. Serve these lip smacking and tummy filling crispy fried battis with side assortment of any dip/chutney like green coriander chutney, sweet chutney, tomato sauce and so. In fact these baatis can be served in main course meals as well.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at