Steamed Bafauri Recipe (Bhojpuri Style Steamed Chana Dal Balls)

Soaked chana dal is ground to a paste and flavoured with garlic, chillies, coriander leaves and then steamed.

Nithya Anantham
Steamed Bafauri Recipe (Bhojpuri Style Steamed Chana Dal Balls)
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Steamed Bafauri Recipe is an easy to make snack recipe from Bhojpur District of Madhya Pradesh. It is a healthy snack made using chana dal. The chana dal is ground to a paste and flavoured with garlic, chillies, coriander leaves and then steamed. Since it is not fried, it makes for a wonderful healthy tea time snack. Serve the Steamed Bafauri Recipe (Bhojpuri Style Steamed Chana Dal Balls) along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney RecipeKhajur Imli Chutney and Ginger Cardamom Chai for an evening snack.

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Cuisine: Bihari
Course: Snack
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) , soaked for 3-4 hours
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Green Chillies , (adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a small bunch, finely chopped
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Steamed Bafauri Recipe (Bhojpuri Style Steamed Chana Dal Balls)

  1. To begin making Steamed Bafauri Recipe (Bhojpuri Style Steamed Chana Dal Balls), wash and soak the chana dal for 3 to 4 hours in ample water.

  2. Drain the soaked chana and grind it to a smooth paste using a mixer grinder and take it out in a bowl.

  3. Now, roughly pound the garlic and chilies using a pestle and mortar and add it to the bowl of ground chana dal.

  4. Add the chopped onions, coriander leaves, caraway seeds, season with salt and mix well.

  5. Place a steamer pot on heat and bring the water to a rolling boil.

  6. Grease the steamer attachment plate, make small round balls of the prepared mixture and place it on the greased steamer plate.

  7. Let the chana dal balls steam for 20 minutes or until the balls are well cooked.

  8. Once done, switch off the heat and remove it into a bowl.

  9. Serve the Steamed Bafauri Recipe (Bhojpuri Style Steamed Chana Dal Balls) along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney RecipeKhajur Imli Chutney and Ginger Cardamom Chai for an evening snack.

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