Gujarat ka Dhokla

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Total Time:
4 hours 40 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Gram flour (Besan) - 200g
  • curd - 1 cup
  • green chilli, chopped - 1 tbsp
  • turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • ginger, chopped - 1 tbsp.
  • baking soda - 1 tsp.
  • coriander leaves, chopped - 1 tbsp.
  • grated coconut - 1/2 cup
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • oil - 2 tbsp.
  • salt to taste.
  • warm water - 100 ml.

How to Make Gujarat ka Dhokla

  • In a bowl, add gram flour, beaten curd and warm water and whisk well to form a thick, smooth mixture. Add salt, cover and ferment for 3-4 hours.
  • Make a paste of ginger and green chillies. Add this paste to the fermented mixture.
  • Add turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Grease a dhokla mould or a shallow cake tin with a little oil.
  • Dry roast the baking soda on a tawa. Mix it into a paste with 1 tsp oil and lemon juice and add this to the gram flour mixture.
  • Pour it in the greased mould and allow to stand.
  • Steam for 10-12 minutes.
  • Cool and cut into squares.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds begin to crackle, remove and pour over the dhoklas.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and grated coconut and serve.