Sep 28, 2010

Dhokla
















Dhokla - A delicious Gujarati snack

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Makes: 10 - 12 medium size pieces

Ingredients

Please use same measuring cup to measure gram flour and water.

1 cup ( 200 ml ) gram flour / besan

1 cup sour ( 200 ml ) curd

1 teaspoon Eno fruit salt (available @ medical stores and supermarkets. It's an antacid and good for digestion)

1/4 teaspoon salt ( or salt to taste )

1/4 cup water for mixing

1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

½ teaspoon ginger paste

1/2 teaspoon extra oil to grease the pan

For Seasoning:

2 teaspoon cooking oil

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds ( jeera )

2 green chillies , slit lengthwise

1 spring curry leaves

3 teaspoon lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon hing ( asafoetida )

2 teaspoon coriander leaves, chopped

1 tablespoon desiccated coconut ( optional )

Method

Mix gram flour, curd, Eno fruit salt , salt , ginger paste and turmeric powder.

Add 1/4 cup water to make the batter slightly thinner than that used for making pakodas.

Immediately pour the mixture in a greased pan / thali / bowl . Pour a glass of water in the pressure cooker. Keep the pan in the pressure cooker over a stand. Close the lid and do not put weight. Steam for 15 minutes or till done ( reduce the steam to low and steam for 15 minutes ).

Keep aside for cool and cut into desired shapes.

For seasoning :

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. When they start sputter add jeera, curry leaves, green chillies, lemon juice and hing . Stir, keep on low heat till fragrant. Pour this seasoning over dhokla.

Sprinkle with desiccated coconut and chopped coriander leaves. Serve hot / cool.

3 comments:

Fuat Gencal said...

Çok güzel, çok leziz görünüyor. Ellerinize sağlık.

Saygılar.

prialakshmy said...

Wow! this is one of my favourite North Indian dish.... {i am priya..}

Hari Chandana said...

woww.. looks perfect and tempting niya.. :)