Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Dhokla (Gujarat)


Boiled rice (idly rice) 1 cup
Urad dhal 1 cup
Moong dhal 1 cup
Curd 3 cups
green chillies 4
Ginger small piece
cooking soda 1/2 tsp (sodium bicarbonate)
pepper powder 1 tblsp
salt and oil as required
coriander leaves little

* Soak rice,urad dhal and moong dhal for one hour.
Cool and grind it into a semi coarse powder.
Put the powder in a bowl.
Add curd and salt.
Mix well.
Add little oil in the cooking soda.
Stir it and mix it along with the dhokla paste.
Make a paste of ginger and green chillies.
Add this also.
Stir and mix the dhokla paste.

* After four hours pour the dhokla paste in a greased vessel
and steam cook for about 15 minutes.
Once the dhokla is done cut into desired shapes.
Sprinkle pepper powder.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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