Dhokley Or Dhokla recipe


  • Rice 1 cup
  • Gram Lentils 3/4 cup
  • Garlic Paste 1/2 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Yogurt 2 cups
  • Instant Dry Yeast 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh Coiander(ground) 1/2 bunch
  • Fresh Fenugreek(ground) 1/2 bunch
  • Green Chillies(ground) 2
  • Cooking Oil 2 tbsp
  • Fry garnish (Tarka):
  • Curry Leaves a few
  • Cumin Seeds 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Sesame Seeds 1 tsp
  • Cooking Oil 4 tbsp

Cooking Instructions

Soak rice and lentils separately overnight.Mix them together and grind to a smooth paste.

Add garlic, Salt, yogurt, Yeast, red chilli powder, coriander,fenugreek and green chillies powder.

Mix well,cover and keep the batter in a warm place for 2-3 hours.

Brush Cooking Oil on a round cake pan or pizza pan and pour the batter in the pan.

Place the pan carefully on top of a pot of boiling water and cook for 30-35 minutes.

To check if ready,insert a tooth pick in the center.

If it comes out clean,remove from heat and garnish.
Other wise,cook it for another 3-4 minutes.

To prepare the fry-garnish (tarka),slightly heat Cooking Oil in a frying pan on medium heat for 2-3 minutes.

Fry all the garnish ingredients and pour it on the Dhokley.
When it cools,cut into square pieces.Serve with garlic chutney.

For the chutney take 10-12 cloves of garlic and 5-6 whole red chillies.

Roast them on a griddle and grind into a fine mixture with 2 tablesapoons of Cooking Oil.

Tip: For quick fermentations of Dhokley,add half a cup of white soft drink while grinding rice and lentils.

06 Dec 2012     1119 views     NON-Vegetarian       Appetizers > Easy Appetizers

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