Thursday, July 23, 2009

Dal Dhokla


This is basically a Gujrati dish.It looks lengthy to cook but its not.It takes only 15 mins.It is also very healthy recipie.For it you need.............
For Dal:
1 cup Toohar(Arahar) Dal(Soaked)
salt to taste
1/2 tesp turmeric pd
For Dhokla:
1 cup Wheat Flour
salt to taste
1/2 tesp red chiili pd
1/4 tesp turmeric pd
1 tesp cumin seeds
1/2 tesp Rock(Kala) salt
1/2 tesp Black Pepper
1/4 tesp Garam Masala
For Seasoning:
1 tbsp ghee
1/2 tesp Cumin seeds
a pinch of hing(asafoetida)
2-3 Dry Red chilli
8-10 Kari patta(meetha neem)
1/2 tesp red chilli pd(optinal)
Method:
1.Mix all the ingredients of dhokla and knead the dough with water.
2.Now take a portion of dough and flatten it till the desired thickness.Better you keep it 1 cm thick.
3.Now Cut it into square pieces using knife or a cutter.
4.Keep all the dhoklas on the soaked dal.
5.Add salt and turmic pd in dal with dhoklas in a cooker with 3 cups of water.
6.Cook it till 3-4 whistles.
7.After opening the cooker check whether dal has cooked.Now heat ghee.add cumin seeds,hing,dry red chilli and curry patta.When crackles add 1/2 tesp red chilli pd and put it into Dal.
8.Serve it with chopped onions,coriander leaves and green chutney.
Sending it over Shanti's blog for event State Special

6 comments:

EC said...

New to me..will give it a try some time..Nice pic

arti agarwal said...

thanks suchitra

sangi said...

Looks really tasty!

Shama Nagarajan said...

lovely recipe

arti agarwal said...

Thanks Sangi

arti agarwal said...

Thanks Shama for your lovely comment