Wednesday, June 11, 2008
Dhokla is a Gujarati delicacy.There are various kinds of Dhoklas.This is one of the best tea time snack.It has a unique sweet,sour and spicy taste.Hope you all enjoy :)
Besan- 2 cups
Buttermilk- 4 cups
Baking powder- 1 tsp
Green chillies- 4
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Oil- 2 tbsp
Curry leaves- 4-5
Coconut freshly grated- 4-5 tbsp
Coriander leaves- Chopped- 3-4 tbsp
Salt to taste
Sugar- 1 tsp
Lemon juice- 2 tbsp
Mix Besan in the buttermilk. Add finely chopped green chillies,baking soda and cover it. Keep aside for 3-4 hours. Before preparing add sugar, salt and lemon. Mix well. Transfer the mixture to a deep, greased plate. Steam this mixture in a pressure cooker(just like the Idlis) for 15-20 minutes.
Heat oil in a kadai. Add mustard seeds, Curry leaves and 2-3 sliced green chillies.
After it cools down, take out the Dhokla from the plate,spread the seasonings on the dhokla and cut it into desired shapes. Take it out in a tray and garnish with chopped coriander and grated coconut.
Serve hot with coconut chutney or coriander chutney.