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Surti locho

Kamal Thakkar
600 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Surti locho RECIPE

One of the most famous Gujarati breakfast recipe.This dish is very similar to dhoklas.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Gujarat
  • Steaming
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Chana daal-1 cup
  2. Urad daal-1/3 cup
  3. Beaten rice or poha-1/3 cup
  4. Ginger chilli paste-1 tbsp
  5. Turmeric-1/2 tsp
  6. Red chilli powder-1 tsp
  7. Asafetida-1/4 tsp
  8. Oil-1 tbsp
  9. Eno fruit salt-1/2 tsp
  10. Salt
  11. For locho masala;:
  12. Roasted cumin powder-1/4 tsp
  13. Red chilli powder-1/4 tsp
  14. Black salt-1/4 tsp
  15. Chaat masala-1/4 tsp
  16. Black pepper powder-1/4 tsp
  17. Salt-1/4 tsp
  18. For serving:
  19. Oil
  20. Butter
  21. Sev
  22. Green coriander
  23. Green chutney


  1. Wash and soak both the daals for 4 hours.
  2. Now drain water from daal and grind chana daal first.
  3. Wash and rinse beaten rice.
  4. Gring urad daal and poha together.
  5. Mix both the pastes and mix .
  6. Keep to ferment for 8 hours.
  7. After fermentation batter doubles up.
  8. Now add ginger chilli paste,turmeric,chilli powder, asafetida,salt in the batter.
  9. Mix well.Keep a steamer with water to heat.
  10. Grease a thali with oil.
  11. Now add oil and eno to batter and mix lightly.Sprinkle some red pepper powder.Pour in greased plate and keep to steam.No need to level it.
  12. It takes about 10 minutes to cook.
  13. To prepare locho masala take all ingredients listed and mix everything.
  14. Check whether locho is cooked with a knife or tooth pick.
  15. Remove from steamer and serve hot with a spoon.No need to cut into any shape.Just scoop out with spoon and serve hot.
  16. Now lets garnish with following ingredients.
  17. Pour a spoon of oil on hot locho.Then put butter.
  18. Sprinkle locho masala generously.
  19. Sprinkle sev,green coriander leaves and serve with green chutney.
  20. You can serve some chopped onions also if you like.

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Ruchi Gaur
Ruchi Gaur   Jan-08-2018

I really want to try this.

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