Dal Dhokli

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • For dhokli:
  • 2 cups - flour
  • 2 tbsp - oil or ghee
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - ajwain seeds
  • 1 tbsp - coriander, chopped fine
  • Warm water for dough
  • For dal:
  • 1 cup - green moong dal
  • 1 tbsp - toor dal
  • 1 tbsp - channa dal
  • 10-12 cups - water
  • 1 tsp - dhania (coriander seed powder)
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - cinnamon-clove powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - each cumin & mustard seeds
  • 1 lemon juice extracted
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1/8 tsp - asafetida
  • 3 tbsp - ghee
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped

How to Make Dal Dhokli

  • Wash all dals, soak in water and keep aside for 1 hour
  • For dal:
  • Use a large deep saucepan or convenient container.
  • Put dals, add water, add turmeric and salt.
  • For dhokli:
  • Mix flour and all other ingredients.
  • Add very little water gradually making a stiff dough.
  • Take a lump of dough, shape into a thin cylinder.
  • Pinch of bits of dough, about the size of an almond.
  • Roll each into a round, press in palm and make a saucerlike depression with thumb.
  • Repeat for all dough.
  • To Proceed:
  • While making dhoklis, put dal to boil.
  • Scatter in all dhoklis, little by little. Stir so that they have not stuck in lumps.Allow to simmer for 15 minutes. Add more water if too thick.
  • Add all dry masalas of dal, except clove cinnamon powder, asafoetida and garam masala.
  • Press a dhokli between fingers, it should break easily, to be done.
  • Also, dal should be thouroughly cooked.
  • In a small saucepan, heat ghee, add cumin & mustard seeds, allow to splutter.Add green chilli, curryleaves, asafoetida and 2-3 pinches red chilli powder
  • Add clove cinnamon powder and add spluttering seasoning to boiling dhokli.
  • Add garam masala, lemon juice and coriander, stir and check taste for spices, salt and lemon.
  • Simmer till wateriness is gone and liquid is of thick dal consistency.
  • Serve piping hot with limepickle and homemade ghee, to make a meal by itself.

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