Dal Dhokli Recipe

Dal Dhokli is a traditional Gujrati recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Daal Dhokli by following this easy recipe.

Dal Dhokli Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.9 / 10 (12 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • For Dal
  • 1½ cup Tuar Dal (pressure cooked and churned)
  • 2 Tomatoes (chopped)
  • ½ cup Groundnuts (boiled)
  • ½ inch Ginger (chopped)
  • 3 Green Chilies (slit)
  • 4 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Jaggery
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • ¼ tsp Asafetida Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Desi Ghee
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 3 cups Water
  • Salt to taste

    For Dhokli
  • 1½ cup Wheat Flour
  • ½ cup Chana Dal Flour
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Powder
  • ¼ tsp Asafetida Powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • Water (for kneading dough)
  • Salt to taste
How to make Dal Dhokli:
  • Add all the ingredients required for dough in the bowl and knead the dough. It can be made smoother by adding a little oil after kneading. Keep it aside.
  • Now heat oil in a kadhai and put cumin seeds into it. When seeds start spluttering, add asafetida powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder and dal into the oil.
  • Fry them for a minute. Add water, salt, ginger, green chilies, curry leaves, tomatoes, jaggery, tamarind and boiled groundnuts to it. Now boil the dal on medium flame.
  • Now roll out chapattis of the dough.
  • Cut the chapattis into squares or diamond shape. Add them in the boiling dal and let them cook for 5 minutes.
  • Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and little desi ghee.
  • Dal Dhokli is ready to serve.

Reviews and Ratings:
sudha posted 06/09/2010
I added 1"cinnamon, 1 bayleaf and 3 cloves and the dish turned out excellent.