Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Churma - Authentic Rajasthani Sweet Dish

Churma is a popular Rajasthani delicacy usually served with dal-baati. Dal Bati Churma is a traditional complete one dish and the most popular dish of the Rajasthani cuisine. Churma is made using coarsely ground wheat flour and cooked with ghee and sugar. It is usually rich in calories. 

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Serves 4 to 6

  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoon besan (gram flour)
  • 1/4 cup fine semolina
  • 1/4 cup ghee for moyan (melted and warm)
  • warm water as needed for kneading
  • 1 cup ghee for Frying
  • cup powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • 2 tablespoon chopped almonds
  • Cashews,rose petals for garnishing

  1. Take wheat flour, besan and semolina in a large bowl and add hot ghee into it for moyan and mix till it resembles bread crumbs.
  2. Add warm water as needed and make a stiff dough and knead well. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Divide the dough into 8 -10 round or elongated shapes.
  4. Heat ghee in a large kadhai / fry pan and deep fry these on a very low flame for 15-20 minutes until they are golden brown and crisp.
  5. Drain on absorbent paper and allow them to cool.
  6. Coarsely grind them into a fine powder (churma) and transfer into a bowl.
  7. Add the sugar and chopped almonds to the ground mixture in the bowl. Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  8. You can also add nutmeg powder or powdered nuts if you wish.
  9. Garnish them with cashews, rose petals and almonds.
  10. Store them in an airtight container.
  11. Serve with hot dal-baati.
Extra Tip : Add 3-4 tablespoons of hot ghee to the churma, divide the mixture into 10-12 portions and shape into churma laddoos.

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  1. Lovely picture....I am drooling here...this my favrioute any time...

  2. Am craving for some churma, its been a while i havent had it..Fabulous dish.

  3. This looks yummy! Thanks for sharing!

  4. The churma looks so delicious.Shape it fry it then powder it back again that is interesting.

  5. This is a perfect recipe! Authentic churma


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