Saturday, 23 November 2013

Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli is a very popular gujarati cuisine. Its a complete one dish meal. An extremely tasty & healthy dish, easy to cook & perfect for cold winter evenings
Dal dhokli

Dal dhokli

Dal dhokli is prepared with lentils & homemade whole wheat dhoklis. Dhoklis are wheat flour 
dumplings cooked in dal.

Dal dhokli

If you want a healthy one pot meal, try this easy to prepare, stomach filling, delicious & healthy recipe.


1 cup toovar dal
3 tbsp wheat flour
3 tbsp gram flour
3/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 1/2 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
3/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp jaggery grated
2 tbsp peanuts
2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
2 pinches asafoetida
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
5-6 curry leaves
2-3 green chili chopped
1-2 tomatoes chopped

1 tbsp fresh grated coconut
2 kokum
1 tbsp oil
1 tbsp ghee
Water as required
Salt to taste


1. Wash & pressure cook toovar dal in 2 cups of water with peanut for 2-3 whistle.

2. Mix whole wheat flour & gram flour. 

3. Add salt, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp red chili powder, pinch of asafoetida, oil,salt
    to flour & mix well.

4.Kneed it into a smooth dough by adding water & keep aside for 15-20 mins. 

5. Now pour the boiled dal into a big pan & blend it well.

6. Roll out thin rotis of dough & cut into desired shape.

7.Now boil again the boiled,blended dal on heat and add remaining turmeric powder,
   salt ,kokum,garam masala.

8.Now add dough strips to dal, stir & cook it for 10-15 mins.

9. Heat ghee in another pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida, garlic & curry
    leaves.tomatoes & cook it for 4-5 mins. 

10 .Now add red chili powder & add this to dal , mix well.

11. Add water as required, When it starts boiling, add jaggery. 

12. When jaggery dissolves Cook  for another 3-4 mins.

13.Transfer it into a serving bowl.

14. Garnished with chopped coriander, fresh grated coconut & serve hot. 

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  1. this is in my to do list for some time :-) Looks good

  2. Daal Dhokli is one of my yummy fav experiments I did once! I was so flattered!! Your version looks delicious <3 Also visit my space would be glad if u follow me back!! have added back u 2 the circles stay in touch :)

  3. Such an amazing preparation. So tasty.
    Thanks for sharing.

  4. I am not familiar with kokum. But I am sure without it, I can still replicate this delicious and interesting dhokli. We are adore any kind of dish with dhal and I must say that its including this dish of yours.

  5. My favourite one!! thanks for sharing.

  6. A tipical Gujarati recipe ....simple and easy to cook.