Dal Dhokli (Gujarati One Dish Meal) – Manjula’s Kitchen

Dal Dhokli is a standard Gujarati dish. This recipe consists of spicy complete wheat raw roti items simmered into dal and cooked to perfection. Dal dhokli has a gentle candy and spicy taste.  Dal dhokli additionally makes a pleasant one dish meal.

Preparation Time: quarter-hour

Cooking Time: 25 minutes

This recipe will serve 2

Dal Dhokli Recipe by ManjulaSubstances:

For dal

  • 1/2 cup Toor dal (Pigeon peas)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • 2 tablespoons peanuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pink chili powder
  • 1/2 cup tomato chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon Jaggery, gur
  • 3 cups of water

For Seasoning (Tadka)

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1/8 teaspoon asafetida (hing)
  • 2 complete crimson chilies

For garnishing

  • 2 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped

For Dhokli 

  1. 1/2 cup complete wheat flour (Chapati atta)
  2. 1 tablespoon besan (gram flour)
  3. 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric (haldi)
  4. 1 tablespoon finely chopped inexperienced chili
  5. 1/8 teaspoon asafetida (hing)
  6. 1/8 teaspoon Carom seed (Ajwain)
  7. 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  8. 1 tablespoon Oil
  9. 1/4 cup water


For the dhoklis

  1. Mix all of the substances in a bowl, complete wheat flour, besan, turmeric, inexperienced chili, asafetida, carom seeds, salt, and oil and blend it properly. Add the water as wanted to make agency dough, this could take about ¼ cup of water.
  2. Divide the dough into 2 equal elements and roll out every portion into about 7 inch in diameter. If wanted use little complete wheat flour for dusting the rolling floor that can assist in rolling.
  3. Lower every roti into about 1-1/2 inch squares and put aside.

For the dal

  1. Clear, wash and drain the dal. In stress cooker add dal, salt, turmeric, and three cups of water. Cook dinner over medium excessive warmth.
  2. When the stress cooker begins to steam, decrease the warmth to medium and prepare dinner seven minutes.
  3. Flip off the warmth and permit the steam to flee earlier than opening the lid.
  4. Mix the cooked dal and 1 cup of scorching water, whip the dal so it turns into creamy texture, you need to use the hand blender to combine dal. Dal will likely be consistency of thick batter. Add about 3-4 cups of boiling water. Dal must be very liquidey, consistency of runny batter.
  5. Add peanuts, chili powder, tomatoes, ginger, and jiggery to dal, combine properly and prepare dinner on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes, stirring often.
  6. Put together the seasoning, warmth the oil in a small pan, when oil is reasonably scorching add the cumin seeds and mustard seeds, asafetida, and crimson chilies and permit them to crack.
  7. Add this tempering to the dal, combine properly, add dhokli and prepare dinner on a low medium warmth for about quarter-hour, stirring often.
  8. Add cilantro and prepare dinner for one more 2 minutes on low medium warmth.

Dal will get thicker because it cools.

Serving ideas

Serve with plain rice, drizzle some ghee and lemon juice on prime proper earlier than serving dal dhokli.  Dal dhokli must be served scorching.

Additionally, you will get pleasure from different one dish meal like, masala khichdi, Vegetable rice, and Quinoa vegetable pilaf

Initially posted 2016-01-28 02:18:20.

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