Rajwadi Gaurav Restaurant

Dal Baati Churma

Rajasthan, known for its rich culture and heritage, offers a plethora of delectable cuisines.

Among these, one dish stands out as the most iconic – Dal Baati Churma. This traditional Rajasthani dish is not only famous within the state but also beloved by food enthusiasts worldwide. Now, you don’t need to travel to Rajasthan to savor this delicacy; you can enjoy it right here in Pune at our restaurant.

The Essence of Dal Baati Churma Dal – The Protein-Packed Delight

Dal, a staple in Indian cuisine, forms the heart of this dish. In Rajasthan, it is typically made from a mix of lentils such as toor, moong, and chana dal. Seasoned with spices like cumin, coriander, and turmeric, this lentil curry is both nutritious and flavorful. The dal is cooked until it reaches a thick, hearty consistency, perfect for dipping baati.

Baati – The Crusty Bread

Baati, a hard, unleavened bread, is the most distinctive component. Made from wheat flour, semolina, and ghee, the dough is shaped into round balls and baked until golden brown. Baati is traditionally cooked in a clay oven, which imparts a unique smoky flavor. This bread, with its crispy exterior and soft interior, complements the dal perfectly.

Churma – The Sweet Finale

Churma adds a sweet twist to this savory meal. Prepared by crushing baked baati and mixing it with ghee, sugar, and cardamom, it creates a delightful dessert. This sweet mix balances the spiciness of the dal, creating a harmonious blend of flavors in every bite.

Bringing Rajasthani Flavors to Pune

You don’t have to travel far to experience the authentic taste of Rajasthan. Our Pune-based restaurant brings the flavors of Dal Baati Churma straight to your table. We use traditional recipes and the finest ingredients to ensure every bite transports you to the vibrant land of Rajasthan.

Tips for Enjoying Dal Baati Churma

  1. Pair it with Ghee: Traditionally, baati is soaked in ghee to enhance its flavor.
  2. Accompaniments: Enjoy with a side of pickles, chutneys, and buttermilk for a complete meal.
  3. Eating Style: Break the baati into pieces, mix it with dal, and savor it with churma for the best experience.

Why Dal Baati Churma is a Must-Try in Pune?

Dal Baati Churma is more than just a dish; it’s an experience. This meal represents Rajasthani hospitality and tradition. Serving it in our Rajasthani restaurant in Pune allows you to enjoy this rich culinary heritage without leaving the city. Perfect for family gatherings, special occasions, or even a cozy dinner for two, this dish is a celebration of flavors and culture.


Dal Baati Churma is undoubtedly the most famous food in Rajasthan. Its unique combination of flavors and textures makes it a culinary masterpiece. At our restaurant, we are proud to serve this iconic dish. So, come and indulge in the magic of Rajasthani cuisine with Dal Baati Churma.

Experience a meal that tells the story of Rajasthan’s rich culinary heritage right here in Pune.