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Khaman Dhokla

Published Wednesday, 02 November, 2011 by anushri

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Ingredients

  • 1. Besan - 1 cup
  • 2. Lemon juice - 2 tbsp
  • 3. Eno fruit salt (regular) - 1 tsp
  • 4. Sugar - 2 tsp
  • 5. Salt - to taste
  • 6. Water - 1 cup
  • 7. Vegetable oil - 1 tbsp
  • For seasoning
  • 1. Vegetable oil - 1 tbsp
  • 2. Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • 3. Asafoetida powder - 1/2 tsp
  • 4. Curry leaves - few
  • 5. Broken dry red chillies - 2
  • Lemon juice mixture
  • 1. Lemon juice - 2 tbsp
  • 2. Sugar - 1.5 tbsp
  • 3. Water - 5 tbsp
  • 4. Salt - 1/4 tsp
  • For garnishing
  • 1. Cilantro (finely chopped) - 3 tbsp
  • 2. Fresh grated coconut - 2 tbsp

Method

Method Step I

1. Prepare lemon juice mixture for the seasoning by combining lemon juice, sugar, water & salt.

2. Heat oil in a tadka ladle, add mustard seeds & let it splutter.

3. Add asafoetida powder, broken red chillies & saute for few sec.

4. Switch off gas, add curry leaves and saute for few sec; add lemon juice mixture & stir well.

Step II

1. Combine besan, lemon juice, sugar, salt, water and oil; mix well & set aside for 5 to 10 min.

2. Heat a pressure cooker with water on high flame.

3. Grease a deep stainless steel container with vegetable oil.

4. Add a tsp of eno fruit salt to the besan mixture; combine well & immediately pour on to the greased vessel.

5. Steam cook for about 15 min; do not pressure cook using the cooker weight.

6. Let the dhoklas become warm/hot enough to handle.

7. Lift vessel out of the pressure cooker; make vertical, horizontal slits on the dhoklas with a sharp knife.

8. Gently pour the seasoning in to the slits; let the dhoklas soak in it for a while.

9. Transfer dhokla pieces on to a serving plate.

10. Garnish with fresh grated coconut & cilantro.

11. Serve with sweet chutney, green chutney or with any tomato ketchup of your choice.

NOTE

Steam cook khaman dhoklas in a dhokla rack/dibba/cake pan/deep stainless steel container for best results.

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