Dhokla
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Dhokla

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Time to cook

30 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A popular mild and comforting Gujarati dish that is made by steaming a batter of besan flour, curd, and spices.

A popular mild and comforting Gujarati dish that is made by steaming a batter of besan flour, curd, and spices.

Ingredients

Besan

1 cup

Semolina

1 tbsp

Lemon Juice

1.5 tsp

Fruit Salt

1 tsp

Green Chilli Paste

1 tsp

Water

0.75 cup

Curd

0.25 cup

Vegetable Oil

1 tsp

Salt

1 pinch

Coriander Leaves

2 tbsp

Fresh Coconut

1 tbsp

Vegetable Oil

1 tsp

Cumin Seeds

0.5 tsp

Sesame Seeds

1 tsp

Picador Chillies

2 chilli

Asafoetida

1 pinch

Mustard Seeds

0.5 tsp

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Combine ginger and green chilies in a grinder to make a paste.

2

Mix besan, rava, salt, ginger, green chili paste, and curd in a bowl.

3

Add water to this to achieve a pourable consistency. There should be no lumps.

4

Add lemon juice and add Eno fruit salt and mix well.

Cooking

1

Pour the batter into a greased tray.

2

Place the tray on top of the idly steamer and steam it for 10 to 12 minutes.

3

Carefully open and insert a toothpick into the middle, if it comes out clean, it is cooked. If it remains sticky, steam it for a few more minutes.

4

Let it cool for five minutes, lightly scrape the sides and invert the pan and it will come out clean.

5

Add the tempering ingredients in oil and add to the dhokla.

6

Finally, garnish with coriander leaves and grated coconut.

7

Serve after cutting into squares, as a breakfast or snack.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

7.4

Proteins

Proteins

2.5

Fats

Fats

3.2

Fiber

Fiber

8.3

68

kcal

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