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Dhokla
Dhokla

Ayushi Pandey

Nutri-rating

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Prep Time

0 : 30

Hours
Cooking Time

0 : 15

Hours
Serves

4

People
Nutrient Value (per 100 gm)
*Color codes: low, medium or high quantity for corresponding nutrient. Grey for Not Applicable
Energy -
Fat 11.3 g
Sat Fat 2.45 g
Salt 432.0 mg
Sugars 3.85 g
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Ingredients
  1. Besan/Gram Flour - 1⁄2 cup
  2. Sooji (Semolina) – 1 tbsp
  3. Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp (optional)
  4. Yogurt – 1/4 cup
  5. Salt – to taste
  6. Grated Ginger – 1 tsp
  7. Oil – 3 tbsp
  8. Lemon Juice – ½ tbsp
  9. Eno Fruit Salt – 3/4 tsp
  10. Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp (Finely chopped)
  11. Green Chillies – 3 slit
  12. Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  13. Grated Coconut – 2 tbsp (optional, although I have not used)
  14. Water - 1⁄2 cup, mixed with 1 tbsp sugar and 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  15. sugar 1 tbsp
Steps
  1. Take gram flour and semolina in a bowl. Add yogurt and warm water and mix. Avoid lumps. Add salt and mix again. Make a pouring consistency batter. Leave it aside to ferment for 20-30 mins.
  2. When gram flour and semolina mixture has fermented, add turmeric powder and grated ginger.
  3. Heat the steamer. Grease a thali. In a small bowl take lemon juice, eno fruit salt, 1 tsp of oil and mix. Add it to the batter and whisk briskly
  4. Pour batter into the greased thali and place it in the steamer. Cover with the lid and steam for 10 mins. When a little cool, cut into squares and keep in a serving bowl/plate.
  5. Heat remaining oil in a small pan. Add mustard seeds. When the seeds begin to crackle add curry leaves, green chillies and ½ cup of water (mixed with 1 tbsp sugar and 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice). Let it boil for 2-3 mins. Remove it and pour over
  6. Garnish the dhokla with coconut and chopped coriander leaves
  7. If you want to make dhokla in the microwave – Take a microwave dish and line it with little oil. Pour the mixture into the dish. Cover it and microwave on high for 3 mins. After 3 mins, your dhokla will be ready.