Dal Dhokli | How to make Dal Dhokli

By Rita Arora  |  3rd Apr 2018  |  
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Dal Dhokliby Rita Arora
  • Prep Time

    20

    mins
  • Cook Time

    40

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

21

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About Dal Dhokli Recipe

Traditional gujrati one pot meal dish

Dal Dhokli

Ingredients to make Dal Dhokli

  • 1 cup Arhar dal (toor dal or split pigeon peas)
  • 2 tablespoon peanuts
  • 5-6 cup water
  • For the dough:
  • 1/2 cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon gram flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • a pinch Hing (asafoetida)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds)
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • For tempering:
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 cup tomato chopped
  • 1 green chilly
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp peanuts
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp jaggery

How to make Dal Dhokli

  1. ADD 1 CUP WASHED ARHAR DAL, SALT TO TASTE IN A PRESSURE COOKER
  2. ADD 3 CUPS WATER, COOK FOR 4-5 WHISTLES
  3. BLEND THE COOKED DAL, SET ASIDE
  4. TAKE 1/2 CUP WHEAT FLOUR, ADD 1 TBSP GRAM FLOUR, 1/2 TSP EACH OF RED CHILLI & CUMIN POWDERS
  5. ADD SALT, 1/2 TSP CAROM SEEDS, 1/4 TSP TURMERIC POWDER, 1 TBSP OIL
  6. MAKE A STIFF DOUGH ADDING LITTLE WATER AT A TIME
  7. COVER & SET ASIDE FOR 15 MINS
  8. HEAT 2 TBSP OIL, ADD A PINCH OF ASAFOETIDA, 1/4 TSP CUMIN SEEDS, 1/2 TSP MUSTARD SEEDS
  9. ADD 1 BAY LEAF, 1 CINNAMON STICK, 2 DRY RED CHILLIES, 2 TBSP PEANUTS, SAUTE FOR 2 MINS
  10. ADD A FEW CURRY LEAVES, 1/2 CUP CHOPPED TOMATOES, 1 GREEN CHILLI, 1/2 TSP RED CHILLI POWDER
  11. ADD 1/2 TSP TURMERIC POWDER, 1 TSP GINGER, COOK FOR 3-4 MINS
  12. ADD THE TEMPERING TO THE COOKED DAL
  13. ADD 3 CUPS OF WATER, 1 TBSP JAGGERY, SIMMER ON LOW HEAT FOR 7-8 MINS
  14. KNEAD THE READY DOUGH AGAIN, MAKE SMALL BALLS
  15. ROLL INTO THIN ROTIS
  16. CUT INTO DIAMONDS
  17. GET ALL THE DHOKLIS READY
  18. ADD THE DHOKLIS ONE BY ONE TO THE BOILING DAL
  19. LET IT BOIL FOR 10-15 MINS, TAKE OFF HEAT
  20. ADD 2 TBSP FRESH CORIANDER, 1 TBSP LEMON JUICE, MIX & TRANSFER TO A SERVING BOWL
  21. TRY IT, IT'S YUM

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