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Dal Bati (Rajasthani cuisine)

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When you mention about Rajasthani food dal bati has to be on the top of the list, otherwise it is incomplete. Dal bati is a popular Rajasthani delicacy. Dal is simply soup of mixed lentils, cooked with spices. Bati is a baked, whole wheat bread rolls and the combination is known as dal bati. Traditionally bati is cooked over charcoal, but oven also works great.

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Dal Paratha (Stuffed Indian Flat Bread)

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Dal Paratha, or Bikanare Paratha, this is best described as Indian stuffed flatbread. This delicious bread is filled with cooked chana dal and a variety of spices. However, unlike other stuffed parathas these are rolled super thin. These parathas are a Rajasthani delicacy.

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Masala Khichdi (Rice and Moong Dal)

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Masala Khichdi is a spicy variation of simple khichdi. This is healthy but ultimate comfort food. Khichdi is basically prepared with rice and lentils. Every hosehold has their own recipe for khichdi. At my home khichdi was made just with rice and moong dal. Adding a few vegetables with spicy tomato seasoning makes khichdi a complete meal. Usually khichdi is served with yogurt, pickle and papdam.

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Sambar (Spicy Lentil Soup)

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Sambar is a spicy lentil soup with variety of vegetables. Sambar accompanies many South Indian meals, like dosa, idli, rice. One can say South Indian meal is not complete without Sambar.

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