Sunday 25 January 2015

Instant Dhokla

Instant Dhokla

Dhokla is all time popular Gujarati dish. Mostly served as breakfast,  as a side dish, or as snacks. My family love it so in my house we make it very oftenly. I gave it a twist by adding water, sugar and lemon juice syrup which make it more soft and sweet and sour.... :)

Preparation Time : 15 Min

Cooking Time : 15 Min

Ingredients :

  • cupspinach, shredded, ( palak)
    1 cup fenugreek leaves, shredded,( methi)
    1 ½ cup chick pea flour,( besan)
    ½ cup water
    2 tbsp sugar,(cheeni/ shakkar)
    2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste, ( adrak aur hari mirch ki paste)
    ½ tsp Mustard seeds,(sarson/ rai)
    2 tbsp fruit salt
    1 red chilli for garnish, laal mirch,
    Salt to taste, namak
    1 tsp Oil + for greasing the dhokla moulds
    2 tbsp coriander, chopped,( dhaniya)
    ½ cup coconut, grated, (kasa hua nariyal)
    4 tbsp coriander chutney to serve
    4 tbsp khatti meethi chutney to serve - See more at:
    1 Cup chick pea flour (besan)
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 2 Tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch of turmeric (haldi) 
  • 1 Tablespoon fruit salt
  • Water to make smooth paste
For Garnishing :

  • 1 Tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 Teaspoon mustard seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Pinch of hing (asafoetida)
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup water
Procedure :
  • In a bowl take chick pea flour, add 1 tablespoon of oil, sugar, lemon juice, haldi, salt according to taste

  • Now add water to this mixture and make a smooth paste
  • Now add fruit salt to this smooth mixture and gently mix it again
  • Now take Dhokla plates, grease them with cooking oil. Pour the mixture into the greased plates. Steam the Dhokla mixture for 7 to 10 min
  • Remove the Dhoklas from heat, demould the Dhokla cut it into any shapes of your choice
  • In a bowl take 1/2 cup of water, add sugar and lemon juice to this and mix it well
  • Now pour this water mixture over the Dhoklas
  • Now prepare tempering for the Dhoklas in a pan, heat oil add mustard seeds, pinch of asafoetida, now add curry leaves, green chillies, and sesame seeds. Cook this for 2 minutes and now garnish the Dhoklas with this tempering 

  • Serve it hot with red and green chutney.....

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