Dhokla recipe | Besan dhokla


Dhokla recipe


Cuisine Style: North India | Preparation Time: 5 min | Cooking Time: 10 to 15 min | To Serve: 4 | Type: Snacks, Breakfast | Take With: Green chutney

Ingredients

  • Besan [gram flour] – 1 cup
  • Ginger, green chilli paste – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Curd – ¼ cup
  • Sugar – ¼ tsp
  • Lemon juice – ½ tbsp
  • Eno fruit salt – ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed
  • Oil - 1 tbsp

For seasoning

  • Mustard seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tbsp
  • Green chilli – 1 [finely chopped]
  • Curry leaves – 1 spring
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp

Method

  • Take a bowl add gram flour, curd, water mix well to get smooth batter [idli batter consistency].
  • Add ginger& green chilli paste, lemon juice, salt & sugar mix well & leave it for fermentation [apr. for 5 hours, for instant dhokla add eno fruit salt].
  • Grease steamer plate with 1 tbsp of oil.
  • After fermentation add eno fruit salt mix gently & immediately pour batter into oil greased steaming plate.
  • Then cover it & cook for 10 to 15 min in medium flame. [For pressure cooker don’t put whistle].
  • For seasoning: Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds & let its splutter. Then add cumin seeds, green chilli, curry leaves, red chilli powder & cut off heat. Then add 3 tbsp of water.
  • Add seasoned ingredients in to steamed gram flour cake & cut into desired shapes & serve with green chutney.

Gram flour dhokla

Gram flour dhokla

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Dhokla

Besan dhokla

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