Thursday, May 12, 2011

Instant Dhokla


1 cup Besan (sieved)

1 1/2 tbsp Sooji

1 tbsp ginger chilli paste

1 cup water

a pinch of turmeric

1 tsp salt

3 tsp sugar

1 tbsp oil

1 1/2 tbsp eno fruit salt

For tempering

1 tsp musturd seeds

1/2 tsp hing

1 tsp sesame seeds

5 -6 curry leaves torn into pieces

2tbsp oil

2 tbsp water


Get the steamer ready for steaming-Fill it with enough water,place an inverted thali at the bottom cover the lid and turn the stove on,

Grease a 8 -10 in deep thali for the dhokla.

In a bowl,add the besan sugar,salt,turmeric and then add water little at a time to form a smmoth mixture,

When the steamer is ready add the oil , the fruit salt,lemon juice and mix well.Immediately pour in the grease thali and steam for 10 mins.

Remove from the steamer.Let it cool for 5 mins.
Heat oil.when hot add hing mustard seeds when they splutter add sesame seeds,curry leaves and turn off the heat,Add the 2tbsp of water mix and pour over the dhokla evenly.

After 5 mins cut the dhokla and garnish it with cilantro before serving.

Serve hot.

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