Instant Dokhla

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - Medium green chillies, sliced
  • 1 tbsp - Coconut (grated /desiccated)
  • 1 tbsp - Cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp - Coriander leaves (kothmeer), chopped
  • A few - Curry leaves, for tempering
  • 1 tbsp - Eno fruit salt (instead of soda bi carb)
  • 1.5 cup - Gram flour
  • 2 tsp - Lime juice
  • 1/2 tbsp - Lime juice, for tempering
  • 1 tsp - Mustard seed
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp -Sugar
  • 1/4 cup - Water
  • Water for the pressure cooker

How to Make Instant Dokhla

  • Mix together gram flour, salt, oil, 2 tbsp lemon juice and 1/4 cup water.
  • In a pressure cooker or in a big vessel put 1 and half cup water and keep a mesh upside down.
  • Ensure that the water doesn't touch the dokhla pan.
  • Now add Eno into the batter, mix well and pour this mixture right away into a greased vessel.
  • Steam for 20 minutes.
  • Prepare the tempering by adding mustard seeds, green chillies and curry leaves in hot oil.
  • Mix together water, sugar and 1/2 tbsp lemon juice and pour into tempering and boil it.
  • Take out dokhla and cut into small pieces.
  • Pour the tempering mixture over it.
  • Garnish with grated coconut and coriander.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Mangalorean Recipes