Rava and Vegetable Dhoklas are delicious, healthy and easy to make too. You just need to plan 30 minutes ahead to ferment the quick-fix batter, and you are ready to go. With colourful veggies and a spongy soft finish, children will love these Dhokla, and so will the others in your family! It can be prepared easily in the morning and packed comfortably in a snack box.
|Semolina||1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs) (rava/sooji)|
|Finely chopped mixed boiled vegetables||1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (carrots, French beans and green peas)|
|Curd||1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (dahi)|
|Ginger green chili paste||1 1/2 Teaspoon|
|Mustard seeds||1 Teaspoon (rai / sarson)|
|Sesame seeds||1 Teaspoon (til)|
|Asafoetida||1 Pinch (hing)|
|Green chutney||1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (for serving)|
1. Combine the semolina, mixed vegetables, curds, ginger-green chilli paste, 1 tbsp oil, salt and 1½ cups of water in a deep bowl and mix well to make a smooth batter. Cover and keep aside to soak for atleast 30 minutes.
2. Just before steaming the dhoklas, add the fruit salt and 2 tsp of water over the batter. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
3. Divide the batter into 2 equal portions.
4. Pour one portion of the batter immediately into a 175 mm. (7”) greased thali and shake the thali clockwise to spread it evenly to make an even layer.
5. Steam in a steamer for 10 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to make 1 more thali. Keep aside.
7. Heat the remaning 1 tbsp oil in a small pan, add the mustard seeds, sesame seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
8. Pour the tempering over the prepared dhoklas.
9. Cut into equal sized pieces and serve hot with green chutney.