Rajasthani Special Cuisine for Beginners - Daal Baati Churma Thali

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Originating from the Marwar region in North India, this unique vegetarian cuisine is incomplete without Daal Baati Churma Thali, the star dish of Rajasthan. Students will learn how to make this delicious picnic food in 3 sessions of 90 minutes each, covering a range of dishes including bread, dumplings, lentils, and sweets. Sign up now to learn how to make this distinct food from an expert in Indian cuisine with 3 decades of experience.

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30 Years
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Microwave cooking
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Kitchen Craft Cooking School

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This course introduces students to the signature dish of Rajasthan, Daal Baati Churma Thali. Students will learn to make the following recipes: 

  • Panchmel daal — 'panch' means five, 'mel' means mixture, and 'daal' means lentils. So, Panchmel means a mixture of five lentils. Cooked and served with baati, rice, or any Indian bread.
  • Baati — This famous Rajasthani bread is traditionally cooked on firewood or Kandas but can easily be made in a convection oven. It's served dipped in clarified butter. 
  • Gattey ki Sabzi — Gattey is dumplings of gram flour, covered in a yoghurt based gravy. Goes well with both rice and any Indian bread.
  • Khatta-Khatta — This quick and light everyday meal goes well with rice, or can be consumed as a soup.
  • Tapporay — Served as an accompaniment, this quick and spicy green chili preparation adds freshness to the meal. 
  • Lahsun Ki Chutney — This chutney is prepared with dry red chillies and lots of garlic.
  • Churma — A traditional Rajasthani sweet! Typically served with Daal Baati and prepared by grinding baaties into fine powder, and mixing with Ghee (clarified butter) and powdered sugar.

In addition to recipes, students will pick up tips and tricks from an expert chef that will elevate their cooking. This course is best for students who want delicious specialty food cooked from home. Students will have the opportunity to learn from a chef with nearly three decades of experience in Indian cooking. Receiving one-on-one attention from an accomplished chef provides guidance and direction for students to excel. Rajasthani Special—Daal Baati Churma Thali with Sunita Minglani provides students with a foundation in this regional cuisine from which students can build and make their own. 

The ipassio edge: Students enrolling for this short term course on ipassio have the advantage of getting introduced to or learn the intricacies of an art form, from an experienced exponent of the art. Short term courses deal with creating a strong foundation on a specific topic. The syllabus of a short term course is predefined and ready before the commencement of the course. This gives students a clear understanding about the knowledge they will gain in the stipulated period of time, helping them in their planning and decision making. The class strength is limited to 5, ensuring that each student gets attention. A set of 5 individuals enrolling for a short term course encourages learning from peers and social interaction. This short term course bodes good for students passionate about learning, setting them up for the long term or advance level of learning.

About Sunita Minglani: Sunita Minglani believes that food is essential to the body, but good food nourishes the soul. Based in Jaipur, India, Sunita has a passion for Indian cuisine and experimenting with new techniques and recipes. She has been teaching cooking classes for over two decades to students of all ages and levels of ability. Sunita Minglani runs her own cooking school, Kitchen Craft Cooking School, and hosts a cooking show on ETV called Rasoi Se. Cooking and instruction is not only her profession, but also her passion, and she’s excited to bring her considerable expertise and passion to students on impassio. 


Students are required to have (1) a gas stove or electric stove, (2) covection oven, (3) food processor or basic grinder; and (4) very basic Indian ingredients and spices to make delicious Daal Baati Churma.

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Traditionally Baaties are baked in firewood or in gas tandoor (gas oven), can we bake Baaties in convection oven?
Yes, Baaties can be baked in convection oven.
How many times should a student practice what is taught in the class?
The students should make note of what she / he has learnt during the class and then independently practice at least once before the next class begins.
What age is recommended to enroll for this course?
Any person above 14 years of age is recommended to enroll for this course.
What if a student is unable to attend an upcoming class?
The student is required to inform the teacher about his absence from a particular session, a week prior to the class. In such a case, the teacher will reschedule the class and conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student. In case the student misses to give a week's prior notice about his absence to the teacher, then the decision to conduct another class for that student is completely based on teacher’s discretion.
What if the teacher wishes to reschedule a class?
In case the teacher is unavailable for the scheduled class, he/she will inform the students one week prior to the class. The teacher will conduct the rescheduled class on or before the end (i.e. Saturday) of the ensuing week or such other time as may be mutually decided between the teacher and the student.
What if the student has queries after the session?
Students can post their queries on the platform or mail it to the teacher. Answers to the queries will be provided within a 24 hours, if the teacher is not preoccupied or traveling.

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