Recipes from Fairwater residents | 08 January 2019

Dhokla (Gujarati breakfast) by Sonia Patel


This is a healthy breakfast designed to start the day healthy, and can be found in Gujarati, India.




 50 grams rice

 1 teaspoon green chili paste
 1 cup urad dal (split black gram)  1 teaspoon oil
 3/4 cup water  1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
 1/4 cup yoghurt  1 teaspoon sesame seeds
 1/2 teaspoon salt  10 - 15 curry leaves
 1 teaspoon ginger  2 tablespoons coriander




1. In a bowl add rice, split black gram flour, curd and water. Mix well to make a smooth batter. The batter should be of a thick consistency. 

2. Add salt and set aside for 4 hours covered with lid. 

3. Add ginger and green chili paste to batter and mix well. 

4. Get the steamer ready on the stove.

5. Grease a baking dish with oil, pour the batter into the greased pan and steam for 10 - 12 minutes.

6. Cool and cut into cubes.

7. Heat oil in pan, add mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves. Allow to splutter.

8. Pour seed mix over dhokla & garnish with coriander. 


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