Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli
  • When in no mood to cook or just want to make a one pot heavy meal, Dal Dhokli is a savior. Originating from the state of Gujarat, India, this one has good portion of heavy dal as gravy and pieces of ‘dhokli’ in it. Dhokli made of wheat flour and chickpea flour completes a dish of Dal Dhokli.
  • In this blog, culinary experts of Punit Proteins – a madhi toor dal manufacturer explains the step by step process of making Dal Dhokli at home. This Dal Dhokli recipe is authentic and easy to make.
  • Dal Dhokli Recipe Ingredients
  • Surti madhi toor dal
    Wheat Flour
    Chickpea Flour
    Carom Seeds
    Turmeric Powder
    Red Chilli Powder
    Coriander Powder
    Mustard Seeds
    Cumin Seeds
    Dry Red Chilli
    Cumin Seeds
    Curry Leaves
    Boiled Peanuts
    Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • Dal Dhokli Recipe Ingredients
  • There are two parts in the recipe of making Dal Dhokli – Dal and Dhokli. Let’s start by making Dhokli first, followed by the Dal and then mixing both together to make a delicious dish.
  • a) The Dhokli recipe of Dal Dhokli starts with making a dough. To make the dough of dhokli mix the following ingredients - Wheat Flour, Chickpea Flour, Carom Seeds, Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder, Salt and Oil. Mix and add water to make stiff dough.
  • b) Divide the dhokli dough into lemon size balls. Roll them out to a thin circle of up to 8cm diameter. Cut the dhokli into your preferred shapes. Now, move on to the next step of making Dal Dhokli that is the dal. To make the dal, first boil the Surti madhi toor dal. The ratio of Surti madhi toor and water should be almost 1:2. Once the dal is finely cooked, use a hand blender to completely mash into a soft texture.
  • c) Add a pan on the gas stove and add the following ingredients one after the other – oil, cumin seeds, asafetida, mustard seeds, curry leaves, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Saute this for a minute.
  • d) Now add the dal and mix nicely.
  • e) To the cooked Surti madhi toor dal add boiled peanuts, lemon juice, salt and sugar. Let this cook up to 10 minutes before you add the dhokli.
  • f) Add the dhokli and cook for further 10 minutes. Keep stirring in between during the entire course of Dal Dhokli recipe.
  • g) Serve Dal Dhokli garnished with fresh coriander leaves.
  • You can also connect with Punit Proteins if you want to buy deshi toor dal.