Masala Baati
Hot and spicy Masala Baati stuffed with paneer and peas straight from the land of the Royals -- Rajasthan. While garnishing it, pour ghee on it and serve. Enjoy the stuffed Masala Baati with some green chutney.
Masala Baati Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • For Masala Baati: 2 tsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • water
  • ½ onion
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • ½ tsp dried mango powder
  • 50 gm paneer
  • 1 bowl green peas
  • 200 gm whole wheat flour
  • 50 gm semolina
  • salt
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • ¼ tsp carom seeds
  • milk
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  1. 1

    Procedure to make Masala Baati: In a heated pan add ghee, ginger paste, water and stir it well.
  2. 2

    Add chopped onions, salt, red chilli powder, cumin powder, dried mango powder and mix it well.
  3. 3

    Add green peas and mix it.
  4. 4

    Add crushed paneer and toss it.
  5. 5

    In a bowl add whole wheat flour.
  6. 6

    In the pan add semolina and let it cook until it turns light brown.
  7. 7

    In the wheat flour add salt, ghee, cooked semolina, milk and prepare a dough and let it rest for 10 -15 minutes.
  8. 8

    Make small balls of the dough and stuff it with the filling.
  9. 9

    Bake the Masala Baati in an oven at 180' C for 12 - 15 minutes.
  10. 10

    To add a smoky flavour cook the baati on the sigdi.
  11. 11

    In a bowl add ghee and dip the Baati in it.
  12. 12

    To garnish Masala Baati pour ghee on it and it is ready to serve.
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