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Thursday, November 14, 2013

Khaman Dhokla Recipe ( A tribute to Tarla Dalal)

Dhokla Recipe

Ingredients for Dhokla
Besan Flour ( Bengal gram flour) – 1 cup
Rava ( semolina) – 2 tbsp
Sugar – 3 tsp
Green chilli and ginger paste – 1 and 1/4 tsp
Lemon juice – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Eno ( fruit salt) – 1 and ½ tsp
Oil to grease pan

Ingredients for tadka
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Sesame seeds – 1 tsp
Green chilies ( finely chopped) – 2 nos
Asafoetida / hing – few pich
Curry leaves( chopped) - few
Oil – 1 tsp

For The Garnish
Chopped coriander leaves – few tbsp
Grated fresh coconut – few tbsp

Khaman Dhokla Recipe
1. Combine all the ingredients given for dhokla together, except the fruit salt in a bowl and mix well adding water as required (approximately ¾ cup) to make a thick batter.
2. Just before steaming dhoklas, mix eno fruit salt to 2 tsp of water and pour over the batter. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
3. Pour the batter immediately into a oil greased cake tin or deep plate and shake the tin to spread the batter in an even layer.
4. Steam dhoklas for 12 to 15 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Keep aside.
5. Heat oil in small tadka pan and add the mustard seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds, green chillies and asafoetida, mix well and sauté on a medium heat for few seconds. Add few tbsp water to the pan, mix well and add this tadka over the steamed dhokla.
6. When dhoklas are slightly cooled cut them into pieces and garnish with grated coconut and coriander leaves.
Khaman Dhokla Tarla Dalal

1 comment:

Kalpana Sareesh said...

nice prep n a tribute..