Surti Locho | How to make Surti Locho

By Bethica Das  |  5th Jan 2018  |  
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About Surti Locho Recipe

Surti Locho is a very delicious, simple and a healthy steamed breakfast delicacy originating from Surat in Gujarat. It is very easy to dish out and can be served along with some green chutney.

Surti Locho is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Surti Locho by Bethica Das is a step by step process by which you can learn how to make Surti Locho at your home. It is an easy recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. Surti Locho is a dish which comes from Gujarat cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 3 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Surti Locho takes 120 minute for the preparation and 15 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Surti Locho make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Surti Locho will be the best option for you. The flavor of Surti Locho is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Surti Locho at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

Surti Locho

Ingredients to make Surti Locho

  • 1/2 cup chana dal (Bengal gram)
  • 2 tbsp. urad dal
  • 2 tbsp. poha (Flattened rice), I have used brown poha
  • 1 tsp. ginger, grated
  • 1-2 green chili, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. eno fruit salt
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp. red chili flakes
  • pinch of pepper powder
  • pinch of roasted cumin powder
  • pinch of red chili powder
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 tsp. coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. bhujia / sev
  • 1 whole green chili
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • dash of lime juice

How to make Surti Locho

  1. Soak the chana dal and urad dal for two hours. Soak the poha for 10 minutes. Grind all the soaked items with required quantity of water into a batter like consistency.
  2. To it add salt, turmeric powder, ginger, chilies, asafoetida, half of the chili flakes and 1 tbsp. oil. Mix everything well. Just before steaming add the eno fruit salt and give it a stir.
  3. Transfer to a greased steel container. Sprinkle red chili powder. cumin powder and pepper powder over it.
  4. Steam for 15-18 minutes. Scoop a ladle of the steamed Locho on a plate. Garnish with onion, 1 fresh chili, lime juice, coriander leaves, remaining oil and bhujia / sev. Enjoy as a tea-time snack or as a light dinner.

Reviews for Surti Locho (1)

Milli Garg2 years ago

Nice one.
Bethica Das
2 years ago
Thank u

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