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dal dhokla recipe
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dal dhokla recipe | chana dal dhokla | vati dal khaman dhokla | lentil dhokla

easy dal dhokla recipe | chana dal dhokla | vati dal khaman dhokla | lentil dhokla
Course Snack
Cuisine gujarati
Keyword dal dhokla recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Resting Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 35 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

for dhokla:

  • 1 cup chana dal
  • ¼ cup rice
  • water for soaking
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 2 chilli
  • ¼ cup curd
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp eno / fruit salt

other ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • 1 tsp sesame / til
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 2 chilli slit
  • few curry leaves
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp coconut grated
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped

Instructions

  • firstly, in a large bowl take 1 cup chana dal and ¼ cup rice.
  • soak in enough water for 4 hours.
  • drain off the water and transfer to the mixi.
  • add 1 inch ginger, 2 chilli and blend to a coarse paste.
  • transfer the chana dal - rice batter to a large bowl.
  • further add ¼ cup curd, ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp salt and ½ cup water.
  • mix well forming a smooth consistency batter.
  • cover and ferment for 8 hours or until the batter is well fermented.
  • now add ½ tsp eno and mix gently until the batter turns frothy.
  • transfer the batter to a greased pan.
  • and steam for 25 minutes on medium flame.
  • cool completely and cut dhokla into pieces.

tempering preparation:

  • in a pan heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp sesame, pinch hing, 2 chilli and few curry leaves.
  • add ¼ cup water, 1 tsp sugar, ¼ tsp salt and 1 tsp lemon juice.
  • mix and get the water to a boil.
  • pour the tempering over dhokla.
  • garnish with 2 tbsp coconut and 2 tbsp coriander.
  • finally, enjoy dal dhokla with green chutney.