GUJARATI DAL DHOKLI RECIPE

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Gujarati Dal Dhokli RecipeGujarati Dal Dhokli Recipe is a traditional dish of Guajarati cuisine. Generally prepared with dal-lentils and wheat flour. It has mild sweet and spicy taste of aromatic spices, tamrind and crunchy peanuts. Dal Dhokli is simply a bowl of warmth and goodness. Dal Dhokari is made by cooking spiced wheat flour chapati dough with spiced toovar dal, garnish with coriander leaves.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3
  • Skill Level: Medium

Ingredients:

For Dhoklis —–

  • Wheat Flour-Atta – 1 Cup
  • Besan – 1/2 Cup
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Ajwain – 1/4 tbsp
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/4 tbsp
  • Oil (for dough) – 1 tbsp
  • Water as needed –

For Dal—–

  • Toor Dal-Split Pigeon Pea-Arhar Dal – 1 Cup
  • Desi Ghee-Clarified Butter – 3-4 tbsp
  • Cloves – 1-2 nos.
  • Cinnaman-Dal Chini – 1-2 nos.
  • Curry Leaves – 10-11 nos.
  • Chopped Green Chilies – 1 tbsp
  • Asaefoetida – a pinch –
  • Tamrind Juice – 1 tbsp
  • Sugar – 100 gm
  • Groundnut-Peanut – 50 gm
  • Garam Masala – 1 tbsp
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Tomato Pulp – 1 cup
  • Coriander Leaves (finely chopped) – 2-3 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Ginger – 1 tbsp
  • Finely Chooped Garlic – 1 tbsp

Instructions:

  • In a bowl, add wheat flour, salt, besan, turmeric powder, ajwain, red chili powder and mix well.
  • Add oil and knead the flour as we are preparing for roti/paratha.
  • Wash and soak toor dal for 30 min.
  • Cook in pressure cooker till dal gets soft and keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan on medium flame, add cloves and cinnamon and mustard.
  • When they crackle add curry leaves, green chili, ginger, garlic and asafetida.
  • Add cooked toor dal, tamarind, sugar, water, groundnut, garam masala, red chili powder and mix well.
  • Add tomato, turmeric powder and salt, boil the dal.
  • Roll out big rotis and cut them into pieces and add these pieces in boiling dal.
  • Cook it till dhokli gets cook.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve the dal dhokli warm.
GUJARATI DAL DHOKLI RECIPE was last modified: April 4th, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes