Home / Recipes / Dal Dhokhali

Photo of Dal Dhokhali by Jaideep Singh (Jai Ki Rasoi Se) at BetterButter

Dal Dhokhali

Jaideep Singh (Jai Ki Rasoi Se)
60 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
Read Instructions Save For Later


There are fast meals and then there are one pot meals. To prioritize healthy eating at home during lunch and dinner the one pot meal is the easiest and best solution because it is quick, easy, no fuss, less ingredients and only one pot to wash. In "Jai Ki Rasoi Se" made one such dish famous Gujarati dish "Dal Dhokali" it is served hot garnished with fresh coriander.

Recipe Tags

  • Gujarat
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Healthy
  • Main Dish
  • Veg

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Pigeon Pea (Toor Dal)- 1- Cup
  2. Wheat Flour (Gehoon Ka Atta)- 1- Cup
  3. Ginger Garlic Paste (Adrak Lasoon Paste)- 1- TBSP
  4. Red Chilli Powder (Lal Mirch Powder) - 1- TSP
  5. Turmeric Powder (Haldi Powder)- 1- TSP
  6. Coriander Powder (Dhaniya Powder)- 1- TSP
  7. Cumin Powder (Jeera Powder) - ½ Tea Spoon- 1- TSP
  8. Whole Spice Powder (Garam Masala Powder) - 1- TSP
  9. Finely Chopped onion (Barik Kata Pyaz)- 1- Small Size
  10. Finley Chopped Green Coriander (Barik Kata Hara Dhaniya)- 1- Bunch
  11. Finely Chopped Green Chillies (Barik Kati Hari Mirch)- 1- TBSP
  12. Mustard & Cumin Seeds (Rai Jeera)- 1- TSP
  13. Salt - According to Taste- 1- TSP
  14. Oil - As per Requirement- 2- null


  1. Wash pigeon pea properly and pressure cook it. Keep it aside to all the pressure get released automatically
  2. I am mixing bowl add wheat flour, one tea spoon oil and little salt. Mix and mad soft dough. Cover and rest it for 15 minutes
  3. Dhokhali - Preparation Divide the dough in equal portion. With the rolling pin make thin chapati. Cut into small pieces of any desired shape.
  4. Spread the piece in any plate and allow them to rest for 5 to 10 minutes
  5. Main Preparation Heat oil or Ghee in a pressure pan or cooker. One the oil or ghee is hot add mustard & cumin seeds and allow them to splutter
  6. Add finely chopped onions and green chillies. Mix and cook till the they become light brown
  7. Now add ginger garlic paste. Mix and cook till the moisture from the paste gets evaporated
  8. Add all dry ingredients like red chilli, turmeric, cumin, coriander & whole spice powder. Mix all and cook till oil get separated
  9. At this add boiled pigeon pea, one glass of water and mix it properly. Season it with salt according to taste and cook till it come to a boil
  10. Now add the cut pieces of chapati & finely chopped green coriander and mix them properly
  11. Cover the pressure pan or cooker and cook till you get 3 whistle. Switch of the gas and allow the pressure gets subsidize
  12. Now the dish is ready can be served hot by garnishing with finely chopped green coriander

Reviews (0)  

How would you rate this recipe? Please add a star rating before submitting your review.

Submit Review

Similar Recipes

A password link has been sent to your mail. Please check your mail.