Dal Dhokli | How to make Dal Dhokli

By Disha Khurana  |  3rd Apr 2016  |  
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  • Dal Dhokli, How to make Dal Dhokli
  • Prep Time

    2

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    30

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

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About Dal Dhokli Recipe

A childhood favourite & a recipe handed down & taught by my mom.

Dal Dhokli

Ingredients to make Dal Dhokli

  • For Dhokli
  • wheat flour - 1/2 cup
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • asafoetida (hing) - 1 big pinch
  • salt to taste
  • For dal
  • Toovar dal - 1 cup
  • 2 tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • green chillies - 2-3
  • Dried kashmiri red chillies - 2-3
  • imli (dried) - 2 tablespoon
  • jaggery - 1 tablespoon
  • mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • cumin seeds- 1/2 teaspoon
  • turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon
  • curry leaves - 7-8
  • kashmiri red chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • oil - 2 tablespoon
  • salt to taste
  • A handful of peanuts
  • coriander (finely chopped) - 2-3 tablespoon

How to make Dal Dhokli

  1. Mix all the ingredients for the dhokli and make hard dough using as little water as possible. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Soak imli in hot water for 15mins, make a puree out of it with your hands. Discard the pulp after straining the puree.
  3. Wash and soak the dal for two hours. After two hours drain the dal.
  4. In a pressure cooker, boil toovar dal with green chilli, 1 chopped tomato, salt, turmeric powder and 1 1/2 cup water for 4 whistles.
  5. Let the steam release, let it cool down to room temperature. Mash the dal with a masher till it has a smooth consistency.
  6. Now put it back on the flame on a high heat & add 1 finely chopped tomato, imli puree, chopped jaggery, handful peanuts, 2 cups of water & salt to taste. Let it come to a boil & simmer for 2minutes
  7. Meanwhile, roll the dhokli dough into a thin roti cut into medium size diamond shapes. Put the diamond pieces one after the other in the boiling dal, simmer for 6-7 minutes on low heat till it cooks.
  8. Heat the oil in a tadka pan or a small non stick pan, add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, curry leaves, dried kashmiri chillies and kashmiri chilli powder.
  9. Quickly pour this tadka over the dal, immediately cover the pressure cooker with a lid to lock the tadka aromas.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves.

My Tip:

Make it with patience, lots of love &, enjoy with hot theplas

Reviews for Dal Dhokli (27)

Priya Salvi4 months ago

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Karuna Murarka7 months ago

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Neha Lòhàñï10 months ago

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Rupali Sheth10 months ago

Adding lemon juice while eating dal dhokli,will enhance the taste...
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hitesh purohita year ago

Nice 1
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Sangeeta Bhargava .a year ago

Superb
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Radha Sharmaa year ago

Tasty
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Asia Heritagea year ago

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Sushma Kumaria year ago

Helthy
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Deepa Niraja year ago

Yummy!!!!!!
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Anita Shah2 years ago

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Karthik Km2 years ago

My favourite :ok_hand::relaxed:
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Pratibha Bhatnagar2 years ago

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Suman Misra2 years ago

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Shaneela Mehar2 years ago

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Yasmin Bharmal2 years ago

I love dal dhokli
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Leena Jagtap2 years ago

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Kasat Sudha Kasat2 years ago

thanks for nice recipe ciepe
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Vibha Thakur2 years ago

thanks ,for lovely recipe
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Sheeba Dhorajiwala2 years ago

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soni rathore2 years ago

tasty
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Kavita Dewani2 years ago

Nice
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Radha Agarwal2 years ago

nicel
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Gargi Das2 years ago

will try out . seems it will taste good . Thanks for sharing.
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Reema Thukral2 years ago

Looks Great. thanks for sharing the recipe
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Archana Karode2 years ago

superb
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Sheeba Bedi2 years ago

yummy dish
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