Sunday, June 26, 2016


Its a traditional Gujrati snack item. They make Dhoklas mainly with gram dal or chana dal. But now a days in our busy lives Besan is the good replacement for gram/chana dal. It's a very easy and simple yet delicious tiffin for sudden guests ,kids etc. I have also used Besan to make these. It takes only 5 minutes to cook in microwave..

Ingredients: Besan- 1 cup
Samolina-1/2 cup
Curd- 1/2 cup
lemon juice- 1 tspoon
Salt- 1/2 tspoon
sugar- 1/2 tspoon
Cumin Powder- 1/2 tspoon
Fruit Salt(Eno)- 2 tspoon

For Tarka-
curry leaves- 10-12 leaves
slited green chillis- as per requirement
Mustard Seeds- 1 tspoon
Sugar- 1 tspoon
salt- a pinch
And Grated Coconut- 2 tspoon
Chopped corriander leaves- 1 tspoon


First make smooth batter with Besan and Water with medium consistency and without any bubble.

Add Samolina, beated curd, lemon juice, cumin powder, salt and sugar. batter will not be watery or very thick. keep aside for 2-3 hours.

Prepare a baking tray greasing well with oil.

Now lastly, add fruitsalt. mix well with the batter but not much mixing needed. u will see instantly the batter will be farmented.

Now transfer the batter in the baking tray and microwave for 3 minutes to 4 minutes with proper supervision. after that keep that in 2 minutes standing time.
let the dhokla to be cool. with the help of a knife seperate the sides from the tray and after that transfer it to another serving dish.

In a tarka pan take oil and temper mastard seeds, curry leaves and green chillis. add some water and sugar. this solution will be sweet. when boil comes stop the gas and add over the dhoklas.

Serve with tamarind chatni or any chatni you like.


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