Monday, March 3, 2008



Ingredients :
1.5 Cup Chana Dal , Salt to taste , ginger paste
1/2 tsp Soda , 1/2 Tspn turmeric powder , 1/2 tbspn lemon juice.

For Tadka :
1 tbspn Oil , pinch of Asafoetida (Hing) , 8-10 Curry Leaves ,
pinch of turmeric powder , 1 tspn Mustard seeds (Mohri) ,
3 tbspn water , 3 tspn sugar.

To garnish : Grated Coconut and Chopped Cilantro (Coriander).

Procedure :
Soak the Chana dal for minimum 8 hrs.
Grind the soaked Chana dal to form a fine paste . Add salt to taste , lemon juice , ginger paste , turmeric and soda.

The bater is now ready to be steamed in a doible boiler for 25 mins over high heat. Remove the dhokla on a flat surface , preferably a plate .

To make the Tadka , heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds.When the mustard seeds crackle add asafoetida, pinch of turmeric , curry leaves 3 tbspn water and sugar. Evenly spread the Tadka over the dhola. Let it percolate through the pores.

Garnish with coconut and (cilantro) coriander . Cut into even size blocks. Dhokls is ready to serve.

Tastes best with Green and sweet tamarind chutney.


Simone said...

Those look delicious! I am always looking for new recipes to try and this one looks great and simple.

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