Sep 7, 2012

Khaman Dhokla

Khaman dhokla, a Gujarati traditional dish is a savory snack made out of gram flour and semolina. Tadka/seasoning is important and needs to be done the right way. It is steamed (not deep fried) and is typically served during breakfast as a main course. Since it is made out of chickpea flour it is rich in proteins and carbohydrates, soft, spongy and delicious they also make a great mid-afternoon or tea time snack.

Ingredients :

Besan - 1 cup
Semolina (rava) - 1 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Ginger-green chilli paste - 1 tsp
Eno salt - 11/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

salt to taste

For The Tempering :

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green chillies - 2-3
A big pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1 tbsp oil
A few curry leaves

Method :

Combined all the ingredients in a bowl except the eno (fruit) salt and make a batter using a cup of warm water. Add the yogurt, water and whisk it well. This batter should be little thick. Mix in one direction till there are no lumps. Add the fruit salt. Sprinkle a little water over the fruit salt and mix well.

Now grease a microwave bowl with little oil, pour the batter in  microwave container. Set in microwave on high for 5 minutes. Allow to stand for 1 minute.

Heat oil in a pan add the mustard seeds, when they crackle, then add green chilli, curry leaves asafoetida and remove from the fire. Add 1 tablespoon of water .

Using a small spoon pour it evenly over the steamed and cooled dhokla. Let it rest for a little while.pour the mixture over the steamed dhoklas.

Cut them into desired shapes square or diamond and serve with green chutney.

Sending this to Indrani's "Spotlight : Healthy Snacks" event hosted by me, Swathi's "Favorite recipes Event: Breakfast Recipes" event, Denny's "Serve it Series: Serve it Microwaved" event, Cook-eat-burrrp's "Fun-Fair Food"

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