Instant Sooji Ka Dhokla / Steamed Semolina Cakes



Dhokla is famous gujrati snack, traditinally it is made with gram flour or besan (find the recipe here & here )but this recipe uses sooji/semolina , both ways it make super soft spongy dhoklas.I love both versions of dhoklas and it is great for breakfast or snack.



Ingredients:-

For the batter
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Sooji Semolina:- 1 Cup
Besan/Gram flour/Chickpea flour-1 Tbsp
Yogurt:- 1/2 Cup
Water:- 1 Cup
Sugar:-1 Tsp
Salt
Turmeric:- 1/4 Tsp
Ginger-Green chilli paste:-1 tsp
Eno's fruit salt-1 tsp


For the tempering
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Oil:-1 Tbsp
Mustard seeds/rai/sarson):-1/2 Tsp
Sesame seeds/til:- 1/2 Tsp
Green chillies,chopped:- 2
A pinch Asafoetida(hing)


For the garnish
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1 Tbsp Chopped cilantro leaves (dhania)


Procedure:-

1. Mix together all the ingredients for the batter except the eno fruit salt using water to make a thick batter.

2. Add the eno fruit salt, sprinkle a little water over the fruit salt and mix well.

3. When the mixture rises, pour it into a greased thali and steam for about 15 minutes.

4.For the tempering, heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds, sesame seeds, green chillies and asafoetida. when the mustard seeds crackle, add 1 tablespoon of water and pour this over the steamed dhoklas.

Cut into pieces & Garnish it with coriander leaves

Serve with green chutney

Enjoy:)

11 comments:

Akila said...

Delicious dhokla
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M D said...

Love dhoklas and yours looks so pretty and delicious!

Priya Suresh said...

Excellent snack, feel like having some.

Swathi Iyer said...

Dhokla looks delicious.

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Anonymous said...

what is the substitute of I/2cup yoghurt

Anonymous said...

Does the semolina need to be steamed or slightly roasted?

Preety said...

I usually don't roast the semolina but you can if you want i directly mix and steam all the ingredients together

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