Chana Dal Dhokla Recipe

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Chana Dal Dhokla Recipe
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
  • 250 gm Channa dal( Yellow dal)
  • 50 ml Yoghurt
  • Sugar
  • For Tempering
  • 2 gm Asafoetida
  • 3 gm( 1tsp) Soda bi-carb
  • 10 gm(0.53) Green Chillies
  • 20 ml ( 4 tsp) Oil
  • 5 gm ( 0.17 oz) Mustard Seeds
  • 3 gm( 1 tsp) Red Chillies
  • 20 gm Coriander Leaves
  • 10 gm Ginger
  • 10 gm Turmeric Powder
  • 5 ml (0. 16 oz) Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 10 ml Oil
  • 20 ml Water
  • For Garnishing
  • Coconut (grated, 1/2 cup)
  • Coriander leaves
How to make Chana Dal Dhokla:
  • Grill or scrape the coconut and mix it with chopped green chilies and ginger.
  • Soak the lentils for about 2 hours, and mix it with yogurt. Make a consistent paste.
  • Add little sugar and place it in a warm place for some time.
  • Add the soda bicarbonate and store them in a cool place.
  • Mix the rest of the ingredients with the batter.
  • Add soda bicarbonate with batter till it is light. Once you mix them transfer it to a vessel.
  • Place the vessel in a steamer and vapor it for about 20 minutes.
  • Take the vessel and let it cool. Once cooled, cut the cooked batter into cubes of same size.
  • In a frying pan heat a little oil to make a tarka.
  • Add mustard seeds, once it pops out add the rest of the ingredients.
  • Put the tadka on top of the dhokla cubes.
Can be eaten with green chutney.