Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) | How to make Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special)

By Sruti Daga  |  14th Apr 2016  |  
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About Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) Recipe

Vrat ka Khana or fasting food can be fun if you use the ingredients to full potential. This is fermented dhokla made from samo (bhanger, samvat, varai or bran millet) which is used during fasting in India. It is deliciously soft and spongy.

Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Sruti Daga is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) is perfect to serve 4 people. Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special). So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) by commenting on this page below!

Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special)

Ingredients to make Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special)

  • For the Dhokla:
  • 1 cup Samo ke chawal (Barnyard millet or Bhagar)
  • 3 cup butter milk
  • 1 tbsp chilli ginger paste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Eno powder
  • Salt to taste (white rock salt)
  • For tempering:
  • 1-2 dry red chillies
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 3-4 curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 3-4 Green chillies cut lenth wise

How to make Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special)

  1. Soak samo chawal in buttermilk for half an hour. Blend the soaked samo chawal in a blender till smooth.
  2. Add all other ingredients to the batter, mix well and pour into a greased plate or steaming vessel and steam for 15 minutes.
  3. Let it cool completely. Cut in desired shapes.
  4. For the tempering: Heat oil in a pan and add all the ingredients and pour it over the steamed dhokla.
  5. Serve hot with your favorite chutney.

Reviews for Vrat ka Dhokla (Navratri Special) (8)

chethna jain10 months ago

Eno contents salt right how in vrat food it can be used????

Shashi Guptaa year ago

how can v use n eat Eno for vrat recipe,,,???

Jonsi Sachdevaa year ago


Uma Vermaa year ago

did not turn out well

Madhuri Kamata year ago

I did not understand what is samo chawal

Ritu Gaur Sharmaa year ago

I will try

Tina C Sharmaa year ago

we can't eat enough in vrat??? can we!!!

Neha Goela year ago