DHOKLA

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Khaman Dhokla is a Gujarati recipie made using besan, baking soda and curry leaves. This vegetarian snack recipe is an ideal dish for occasions like kitty parties and picnics. It is quite common in almost all Gujarati households and is usually eaten as a breakfast. Though you can also have this scrumptious Dhokla recipe as a snack too by pairing it with tea or coffee. It is soft and juicy and is sure to be loved by people of all age groups. This traditional Gujarati delight is served with slightly pan fried green chillies. Its tempering is made using curry leaves and mustard seeds which add a piquant aroma and flavour to the dish. You can prepare this easy recipe on occasions like kitty parties, family get-togethers, and even on office potlucks. While making this  recipie, just make sure that you put the baking soda in just the right quantity as it will decide the fluffiness of the Dhokla. Unlike other fried snacks, it is a steamed recipie which is sure to keep your calories in check without compromising on the taste. This vegetarian recipie makes for a perfect healthy snack option, which you can prepare at home using easily available ingredients. You can add your own twist by slicing it and add green or red chutney to the layers put it together and garnish it with some dried coconut and serve it with pan fried green chilies. We bet your kids will love this colourful snack, which is a perfect balance of nutrition and taste. Dhokla

Recipie of dhokla
Step 1
To make this delicious recipe, take a bowl and add gram flour (besan), water, lemon juice and baking soda in it. Mix well all these ingredients. Allow the batter to ferment for 1-2 hours or till it doubles. Meanwhile, pour boiled water in a steamer and grease the utensil with oil.
Step 2

Pour its batter in the utensil and cook on low flame for 15-20 minutes. Check with knife after 15 minutes by inserting it inside it. If the knife comes out clean, remove it from the stove. Allow the dish to cool and then cut into pieces.

Step 3

For the tempering, heat another pan with oil in it over moderate flame. Once the oil is sufficiently hot, add mustard seeds, curry leaves and vertically sliced green chilli. Add 1/2 cup of water in the pan and allow it to boil. On 2-3 boils, squeeze 1/2 lemon, add sugar and green coriander leaves. If you are someone who likes it spicy you can add some finely chopped green chilies to the top coating. You can also make Dhokla sandwich by layer Dhokla and adding your favourite sauce to it.

Step 4

Turn off the heat and pour the tempering on the dhokla. Transfer the dish to a serving bowl and serve it with green coriander chutney. It is best enjoyed when paired with Faafda and Jalebi. Try this delicious snack recipe at home with your family and friends.

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