Sunday 7 February 2016

Rice Dhokla

Rice Dhokla

Rice Dhokla is a steamed cake made from rice and multigrain with a flavour of ginger and green chilly. I usually prepare the batter day before and enjoy this heathy snack with my family and friends .

Preparation Time : 20 Min

Resting Time : 10 hours + soaking time

Cooking Time : 20 Min

Ingredients :

  • Rice : 1Cup
  • Black Gram Skinless dal (urad dal)  1/3 cup
  • Yellow Gram dal (channa dal) 2 Tablespoon
  • Curd 1/2 Cup
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 2 Green chilly
  • Salt as per taste
  • Ginger 1 Inch piece
  • 1/2 Tablespoon fruit salt (I used Eno)
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Sugar
For Tadka :

  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 1 Teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 Green chilly chopped
  • Pinch of hing
  • 1/2 Tablespoon til seeds
  • 1 Table spoon chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 Teaspoon red chilly powder
Procedure :
  • In a bowl soak rice and both dals in water for an hour or two

  • In a mixer add soaked rice and dals along with green chilly, ginger and salt and grind it nicely. you will get a smooth paste 

  • In a bowl take this mixture, add curd and 1 tablespoon of oil, mix it well

  • Keep this mixture aside in warm place for eight to ten hours so that the mixture gets fermented

  • Once the batter is fermented, add Sugar and lemon juice to this and mix well

  • Grease the dhokla stand plates 

  • Now add fruit salt to the batter and mix it

  • Pour batter in dhokla plates and repeat the steps with rest of the plates

  • Keep this in a steamer and steam dhokla for 15 - 18 minutes

  • Once it is done do a knife check. If Knife comes clean that means dhokla is cooked take it out on a platter 

For Tadka (tempering) :
  • In a pan add a tablespoon of oil
  • Once oil is heated add mustard seeds, pinch of hing once it is tempered add chopped green chillies

  • Now add Til seeds roast for 10 seconds, add chopped coriander and chilly powder and pour this tadka on rice dhokla 

  • Cut Dhokla in pieces and serve with green chutney with a cup of tea ...

Tip : Take knife check to check if the dhokla's are properly cooked 

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