Dhokla

Dhokla is a fast food from the Indian state of Gujarat. Dhokla can be made of ground chana dal (chickpeas). Chickpeas are soaked overnight, some other recipes call for besan. This paste is left for fermentation for four to five hours, then is spiced by adding chile pepper, ginger, and baking soda .

The dhokla is then steamed for about 15 minutes on a flat dish and cut into pieces. It is usually served with green chutney or some peanut oil as a side dish. Dhokla can also be fried further with mustard seed for extra spiciness. It is garnished with coriander.

Sprouts Dhokla
Dhokla

Sprouts Dhokla

Dhoklas are a popular Gujarati snack/breakfast dish. Steam cooked, they are soft, spongy and make a great evening snack or breakfast item. Ingredients: Sprouted Green Gram – 2 cups Green Chillies – 4, ground to a paste Ginger Paste – 1 1/2 tsp Cooking Soda – a pinch Sugar Water […]

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Dhokla, Fast Food

Hot and Sweet Dhokla

Dhokla is a popular fast food from Gujarat. This is a variation of the regular dhoklas. Ingredients: Gram Flour – 2 cups Sugar – 2 tsp Lemon Juice – 2 tsp Cooking Soda – 1/4 tsp Green Chillies – 4, finely chopped Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped Coconut – 2 […]