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Dhokla

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Would you like to try simple Dhokla at home? This recipe is just the way it is prepared in Indian homes. Dhokla is a delicious Gujrati fast food.It is generally eaten during breakfast. You will love this traditional Dhokla recipe.
Ingredients
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Black gram 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Skinless Urad Dal)
  Yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Warm water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Green chilies 5
  Soda bicarbonate 1 Teaspoon (baking soda)
  Bicarbonate of soda 1 Teaspoon (Baking Soda)
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Coriander leaves 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Point1-Roast the rice and the dal on medium heat for 7-8 minutes. Allow it to cool and then grind into a semi-coarse powder.

Point2-Put the powder in a bowl. Add yoghurt (little sour) and warm water into the bowl.

Point3-Mix thoroughly so that no lumps are formed and the batter is of pouring consistency.

Point4-Add salt and let it ferment for 10-11 hours. Make a paste of ginger and green chillies.

Point5-Once fermented, mix the ginger, green chilli paste with the batter. Grease the dhokla platter or a thali. Boil water in the steamer/boiler.

Point6-Pour half of the batter in another vessel.

Point7-In a small bowl, add one-fourth-tspn soda bi-carbonate, half tspn oil and half tspn lemon juice.

Point8-Add this to the batter and mix well. Repeat this for the remaining batter just before putting it in the steamer.

Point9-Pour this onto the greased platter and keep it in the steamer to steam for 10-12 minutes. Check with a knife. If the knife comes out clean, it is cooked.

Point10-Sprinkle some finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with green chutney.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Gujarati
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Savory
Occasion: 
Diwali
Interest: 
Holiday
Ingredient: 
Rice
Preparation Time: 
600 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
645 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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12 Comments

Alpana.Mathur's picture
Dhokla is my favorite Indian fast food
rumya's picture
I love dhokla Your recipe seems easy and fast. I am going to try this. Thank you.
Snigdha's picture
Also Dhokla is usually served with a tempering of Mustard seeds, curry leaves and sometimes also cumin seeds just as shown in the picture!
deepaspgowda's picture
i love this recipes lot.tempering with mustard,curry leaves looks very nice.can u mail me the recipes.
mkashyap's picture
Tough to be made.................
tanya3286's picture
Dhoklas are lovely, as a snack in the evening... I love the pickled chilies that are served with them .....A sweet and sour chutney would also be great with these..
alpana's picture
great ur receipe easy and fasy lv it and try it on this 13
Nivi's picture
I Like this receipe, easy to make, I will try this soon
nikhil's picture
very bad
COOLGIRL's picture
ARE YOU IDIOT OR WHAT!STUPID!!
COOLGIRL's picture
WOW WHAT NICE AND EASY RECIPE.I WILL TRY THIS...
swayam's picture
swayam says...............i just love it...........mmmmmmmmmmm nice recipeeeeeeee..........wow,mail me some other recipes