Dal Dhokli is a famous Gujarati food which is very tasty and nutritious. Dal Dhokli can be prepared very easily in a very short span of time. Dal Dhokli is a very good choice for breakfast or dinner. It is a quite and very quick to digest, so today we wll learn how to cook Dal Dhokli.

Ingredients For Dal Dhokli Recipe:

For Dal or pulse: dal-dhokli
Tuvar(arhar) dal- 1 cup
Turmeric Powder- 1/2 tsp
Red Chilly Powder- 1/2 tsp
Salt- as per your taste
Jeggery- 1 tsp (finely broken)
Lime Juice – 1 tsp
Onion – 1 (finely chopped)
Coriander Leaves- (finely chopped)
For Dhokli:
Wheat Flour- 1/2 cup
Gram flour (Besan) – 4/5 tsp
Salt- as per your taste
Turmeric Powder- quarter teaspoon
Red Chilly Powder- quarter teaspoon
Oil- 1 tsp
Asafoetida (Heeng) -1 pinch
For the seasoning (Tadka):
Pure Ghee 2/3 tsp
Cumin Seed – 1/2 tsp
Mustard Seed – quarter teaspoon
Curry leaves – 9/10
Fenugreek seeds – 7-8 grains
Green Chilly & garlic paste – 1 tsp
whole Red Chilly – 2 (broken into two pieces)

Method for making Dal Dhokli:

  • we have to prepare Dal (pulse) first for cooking the Dal Dhokli.
  • Now for cooking the dal(pulse) we will clean, wash and drain it and we will put it in a pressure cooker alongwith 2-3 cup of water,turmeric powder, salt and red chilly powder. Cook it until you hear 2-3 whistles.
  • Now let the steam escape before opening the lid of the cooker. Remove the lid and blend it by running of the spoon.
  •  Now we will season the dal(pulse). To add season in the dal we will heat ghee on medium heat in a pan. When hot add asafoetida, cumin, mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, green chillies and garlic paste, whole red chilli and fry it for a minute.
  • Now mix the dal(pulse) in this prepared season and also mix 1.5 cup(approximate) of water and jaggery in it.
  • Now cook the dal(pulse) again in low heat.

By the time jaggery will get mixed into the dal, we will prepare Dhokli for the Dal.

  •  Now for the making the Dhokli we will take wheat flour, besan (gram) flour in a bowl and we will add salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, asafetida, oil and mix them well.
  • Now knead all the mixed ingredients into a firm dough using enough water.
  • Now Divide the dough into equal portions and roll out each portion into thin chapatis and add oil from both sides and cut them into square pieces.
  • Now put these squares into boiling dal(pulse) and keep on stiiring sometimes so that dhokli dont get stick in the bottom.
  • Now let the dal cook on the medium heat.
  • Now when the dhokli get cooked well in dal, turn off gas.
  •  Now mix lime juice, finely chopped onion and coriander leaves in Dal Dhokli and take it out in a serving bowl and add little ghee in it.

Delicious Dal Dhokli is ready to serve.

To read Dal Dhokli Recipe in Hindi click here

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