Dal Dhokli | How to make Dal Dhokli

By Kartikeya Mishra  |  30th Jan 2016  |  
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About Dal Dhokli Recipe

Another dish from The Gujarati cuisine. This is a complete meal in itself.

Dal Dhokli is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Dal Dhokli has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Kartikeya Mishra is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Dal Dhokli recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Dal Dhokli is 15 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Dal Dhokli is perfect to serve 2 people. Dal Dhokli 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 Dal Dhokli. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Dal Dhokli by commenting on this page below!

Dal Dhokli

Ingredients to make Dal Dhokli

  • 1/4 cup Arhar (toor) dal
  • 1/4 teaspoon ajwain
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon gram flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablepoon oil
  • 2 tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black mustard seeds
  • 1 green chilli (chopped)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seed powder
  • A pinch of hing
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup Whole wheat flour
  • salt to taste

How to make Dal Dhokli

  1. Wash and soak the Arhar dal in water for 10 minutes. Pressure cook it until 1 whistle, simmer and then turn off the flame.
  2. Knead together whole wheat flour, besan, a pinch of turmeric powder, a pinch of red chilli powder, 1 tablespoon oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt and ajwain with water. Roll it and cut small rectangles of it.
  3. In a pan, heat some oil and crackle mustard seeds. Add cumin seeds, coriander powder, garam masala, tomatoes, Green chillies, and red chilli powder. Cook it for 2 minutes.
  4. Heat the dal and add this mixture into it. Also add the cut dhoklis. Cook until the dhoklis turn a little hard and hold their shape. Add lemon juice. Serve with coriander leaves garnished on top.

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