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Dhokla

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Time40 Min
DifficultyEasy
Serves1

Looking for an Indian Veg Recipe that is light on the calories, full of proteins, and easy to make? Try the Gujrathi breakfast Dhokla that stays good to eat without refrigeration for 3 to 4 days! Dhokla is a fluffy cake-like snack which is feathery-light and steamed. And, learning how to make dhokla is really easy! Dhokla, the Indian Besan recipes is made from besan, the versatile Bengal/Chickpe ... a gram flour. You need just a few dhokla ingredients available in all Indian kitchens to make the Dhokla recipe. Very little oil is required for all khaman dhokla recipes. The process of fermentation of the Desi Dhokla breaks down protein, fat, and the carbs into absorbable molecules. This leads to a healthy gut, better energy levels, and is good for people of all ages. Children will love the fact that it is colorful and both sweet-and-sour to taste. This is also a diabetes-friendly food. And healthy people will enjoy the Dhokla Banane ki recipe from Gujarat’s Kathiawar region. The Dhokla Banane ki recipe with negligible Dhokla calories is even great for those with irritable bowel syndrome as the dhokla is fermented and not fried. The Dhokla ki recipe is super easy to make in a microwave and your best bet to lose weight! Normally served with coconut chutney, the crucial element of a great Besan Dhokla recipe is the ENO fruit salt used to ferment the batter. Come try the Khaman Dhokla and lose Dhokla calories the natural way. Try the king of Indian veg recipes for parties or birthdays. Cheers to the side or main Besan ka Dhokla dish!

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre231 Cal231 Cal231 Cal231 Cal
  • 11gProtein
  • 7gFat
  • 30gCarbs
  • 6gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

1 teaspoon

Asafoetida/hing

Asafoetida/hing

1 pinch

Jaggery

Jaggery

1 teaspoon

Salt

Salt

0.5 teaspoons

Mustard Seeds

Mustard Seeds

1 pinch

Gram Flour/besan

Gram Flour/besan

0.33 cups

Rava Sooji

Rava Sooji

0.5 teaspoons

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

1 pinch

Fruit Salt

Fruit Salt

0.5 teaspoons

Fruits & Vegetables

Curry Leaves

Curry Leaves

1 leaf

Coconut (big)

Coconut (big)

0.5 teaspoons

Ginger

Ginger

1 small piece

Other

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

0.5 unit

Water

Water

0.33 glasss

Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice

0.5 teaspoons

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

2 leafs

Green Chilli Paste

Green Chilli Paste

1 pinch

Directions
1
Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds, Hing and Curry Leaves. Let it crackle.
2
Add slit Green Chillies and turn off the heat.
3
Add Water, Jaggery, Lemon Juice, and Salt to the prepared tempering.
4
Mix and keep aside for future use.
5
In a bowl, add Besan, Salt, Semolina, Turmeric Powder, Lemon Juice, grated Jaggery, Oil and mix.
6
Add lukewarm Water and whisk gently.
7
The batter should be a little thick. Let the batter rest for 30 minutes.
8
Add Ginger Paste and Green Chilli Paste to the batter and mix well.
9
Add Fruit Salt and mix very gently.
10
Grease a Dhokla tray and pour the batter. Steam for 15-20 minutes.
11
After 15 minutes, turn off the steamer and let the Dhokla cool for sometime.
12
Cut the Dhokla into squares and pour the prepared tempering over the Dhokla.
13
Garnish with chopped Coriander and grated Coconut.

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What is Dhokla?

India is a land of diversity. It has many religions, cultures, traditions, languages, customs, costumes, food, and more that make it unique. Indians enjoy their love for food, and it reflects in the amazing range of food options that differ in taste, flavour, texture, and nutrition. These gastronomic delights have now gained a lot of popularity all over the world. One of the amazing food options in taste and has a lovely texture is traditional Gujarati dhokla. It is also known as khaman dhokla. It is made up of chickpeas flour or chana daal ka atta. It is a lentil cake that is steamed and served with amazing garnishing. In most Indian kitchens, the traditional dhokla recipe is followed. It uses curd, rice, and Bengal gram. If you wish to know the dhokla banane ki recipe, read on. Dhokla Recipe First, dhokla is a very popular Gujarati cuisine and snack that can be enjoyed at any time. It is light in weight and awesome in taste. It is made using the fermentation principle. The flavour and taste of fermented khaman dhokla are awesome. These days, many versions are available, but authentic dhokla banane ki vidhi is still searched. Look for the recipe that is easy and quick to make and bring out the best flavours. Here, we bring you the best, easy-to-make, and steamed dhokla recipe.

How to Make Khaman Dhokla?

Here are the dhokla ingredients required to make this recipe. Besan or gram flour Refined oil Salt Hing Jaggery Fruit Salt Turmeric Powder Rava sooji Mustard Seeds Coconut, ginger, curry leaves, lemon juice, green chilis, coriander leaves, lemon juice. Green chilli paste for a spicier dhokla

Step-By-Step Instructions

Here we bring you the best and quick-to-make khaman dhokla recipe. It just takes 40 minutes to prepare and is awesome in taste and nutritional value. Follow the instructions precisely or watch a good dhokla recipe video to understand it better. Take a pan and add a teaspoon of oil to it. Add hing, mustard seeds, and curry leaves to it and allow it to crackle. Turn off the heat and add vertically slit green chilis to it. Now add salt, lemon juice, jaggery, and water to the tempering. Keep it aside. Take a big bowl and add gram flour, salt, semolina, lemon juice, turmeric powder, oil, grated jaggery, and mix it thoroughly. Add green chilli and ginger paste to it and mix well. Now add the fruit salt and whisk it gently. Take a dhokla tray, apply refined oil to it, and pour the batter into it. Steam it for 15-25 minutes. Turn off the steamer and allow the dhoklas to cool off. Take out Gujarati dhokla on a plate and cut it into squares. Garnish with grated coconut and coriander leaves. Make dhokla at home using this easy besan dhokla recipe. You will find making it hassle-free and amazing in taste. The steamed dhoklas will seem to melt in your mouth. When looking for the dhokla recipe, you will come across a lot of options. Some are unique, while some are variations of the dhokla banane ki vidhi mentioned above. Here we bring you some different and unique khaman dhokla recipes that you can try at your home. Before trying out these recipes, you must know that Gujarati snacks can be enjoyed cold. Moreover, it can also be made in a microwave.

Variations

White Dhokla- White dhokla is one of the variations of the traditional Gujarati dhokla recipe. It is slightly sour, and this sourness is brought about by adding sour curd to the batter. The batter is made up of soaked rice and urad dal. Add some methi seeds to it to enhance its flavour. Add ginger paste, white butter, curd, and green chilli paste to it. A pinch of baking soda will help to ferment it and make it fluffier and softer. There is no need to add turmeric powder to it. Enjoy it as a breakfast snack or as a light meal. Dhokla Chutney- Dhoklas are usually enjoyed with authentic green dhokla chutney. It is very easy to make and needs basic ingredients that are usually available in all Indian kitchens. You will need fresh coriander leaves, garlic, green chilis, grated coconut, roasted Bengal gram dal, lemon juice, sugar, cumin seeds, and salt to prepare this chutney. It is awesome in taste and enhances the taste of spongy dhoklas. Wash and finely chop coriander leaves. Mix all ingredients in a grinder and blend it well. This chutney's taste has a subtle garlicky taste that makes the fun of gorging on dhoklas better than ever. This chutney can also be enjoyed with many other Indian snacks like samosas, pakodas, and more. Whenever making dhoklas at home, do not forget to prepare and to serve this chutney as the perfect accompaniment. Mug Dhokla - Another famous and commonly used dhokla variation is mug dhokla. This humble delicacy that was initially enjoyed only in Maharashtra and Gujarat has now transcended national borders and is enjoyed all over the world. This light snack or breakfast recipe can also be prepared in a mug. The only difference between the traditional dhokla and mug dhokla recipe is that the latter is steamed in a mug instead of a pan or a vessel. It is extremely easy and fast to make. Moreover, it has fewer calories, thus becoming a preferred snack choice for calorie-conscious people. All these and more variations are available that give you a unique taste and flavours in this simple dish. Check out the dhokla ki recipe on reputed platforms and make it using their tips. It will help you to make authentic recipes in a faster and efficient way. The simple tips of expert cooks will also help you to enhance the flavour of this Gujarati cuisine. Make dhoklas at home whenever you feel like gorging on something tasteful that doesn't require you to spend a lot of time in the kitchen and enjoy with your favorite Chutney . Make it for your kids or adults, or serve them in your kitty parties and wow your guests with your incredible cooking skills.

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