Dal Dhokli Recipe

Gujarati Dal Dhokli Recipe

Dal Dhokali

Gujarati Dal Dhokli


Dal dhokli is a Gujarati delicacy which is a one dish meal. Made with lentils and whole wheat, it is easy to prepare and is delicious. It is like a homemade pasta in lentils gravy. They are stomach filling and nutrisious at the same time. Now that the winter is aproaching this can make a satisfying and wholesome dinner meal packed with protein.

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 30 min
Serves: 4

Ingredients: -
For Dhokli

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) dough 3/4 cup
  • Gram flour / besan 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 1tbsp
  • Carrom seeds / ajwain 1/2 tsp (optional)

For Dal

  • Split pigeon pea / toor dal / arhar dal 1/2 cup
  • Peanuts 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Amchur powder / dried mango powder or tamarind paste 1tbsp
  • Jaggery / gur 4 tsp
  • Ghee 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
  • Dry red chillies 2
  • Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger crushed 1 tsp
  • Garlic crushed 2-3 cloves
  • Curry leaves 5-6
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Salt to taste
Dal Dhokali

Gujarati Dal Dhokli

Method :-

  • Mix all the ingreadents for dhokhli and knead in firm dough.
  • Divide the dough in three equal parts and roll into a chapati.
  • If you will rool it thin you won’t be able to drop them in the dal and when rolled thick, it will take more time to cook.
  • cut the dhokli in diamond shape and keep aside.
  • Cook the dal in a pressure cooker with some water, salt and tumeric powder until it get mushy .
  • Add more water, peanuts, jaggery, ginger, garlic, amchur powderand cook in low flame for 5 mins
  • drop the prepred dhoklis and cook for 15-20 min more in low flame.
  • Take a pan and add oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafoetida red chillies and curry leaves add this tarka, ghee and corriander leaves to the dal dhokli before serving.

23. November 2013 by VSS
Categories: Dal, Indian Bread, Main, Snack, VEG | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

Comments (4)

  1. Lovely post and a nice blog..

  2. following it …. and will try this recipe soon

Leave a Reply

Required fields are marked *