Gujarati Dal Dhokli

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Gujarati Dal Dhokli


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 40 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cup Tuvar Dal

  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder

  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder

  • Salt to taste or 1tsp

  • 1/2 cup Tomato Chopped

  • 5 cups Water

  • 1 tsp Jaggery Grated

  • 3 tbsp Lemon Juice

  • Fresh Coriander For Garnishing or 1 tbsp

  • Roasted Peanuts For Garnishing or 1 tbsp

  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour

  • 1 tsp Salt

  • 2 tsp Vegetable Oil

  • 1 tsp Ajwain

  • For Tempering2 tbsp Ghee

  • 1/4 tsp Hing

  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds

  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds

  • 10-12 Curry Leaves

  • 3-4 Green Chilli Slit into half


  • For Dal Wash the dal and add it in a pressure cooker along with turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt, tomato and 4 cups of water.
  • Pressure cook until dal is softened
  • Remove the pressure cooker from heat and let the pressure release.
  • dd jaggery, 2 cups of water and lemon juice in the dal and mix well.
  • For Dhokli Add whole wheat flour, gram flour, salt, vegetable oil, ajwain and turmeric powder in a bowl and mix well.
  • dd little water and knead to make a soft chapati like dough.
  • Make small balls from the dough and roll to make a thin chapati.
  • Cut the chapati into small pieces of any desired shape.
  • add the pieces in the cooked dal.
  • ook for 10-12 minutes on medium heat until the dough is cooked properly.
  • For Tempering Heat ghee in a pan. Once the ghee is how, add hing, cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them crackle for a few seconds.
  • d curry leaves and green chilli and fry for a few seconds. Pour the tempering over the dal and give it a gentle mix. Garnish the dal dhokli with fresh coriander and sprinkle roasted peanut on top. Serve hot.