My Dad asked me to prepare Dhokla since the time he came here, I somehow couldnot do. Today prepared for evening snack as they are leaving back to India. This time it came out perfect.
Dhokla is a popular Gujarathi dish. Its very delicious and tastes like savoury cake.
Kadalai Maav/Besan - 2 cups
Thair/Plain curds/Yogurt - 2 cups
Manjal/Turmeric powder - 1/4 tspn
Eno fruit salt - 1/2 tablespoon
Water as required
Salt as required
Oil - 3 tspns
Mustard - 1/2 tspn
Hing/Asafotida - 1/4 tspn
Green Chilli -2 nos
Grated coconut - 2 -3tspns
Chopped coriander - 2tspns
In a vessel, add Kadalai maav/besan, curds, water, salt, turmeric and mix well with a help of a karandi/laddle or whisk to dosa batter consistency.
Finally add Eno salt and mix. Leave it.
In a pressure cooker, fill little water.
Grease a flat vessel with oil. Transfer the batter.
Steam it for 10-15 mins without whistle.
Season it with the above ingredients except grated coconut and coriander.
Pour it and allow it to cool and cut into desired shapes.
Serve with Green chutney with the seasonings on top.
Delicious Dhokla/Steamed Savoury Cake is ready to serve. Serve with Green Chutney or as it is.
Anitha and Priya this is for you:-)Notes -You can also use Idli plate and steam like idlis.