The history and story behind the Authentic Gujarati Dal Dhokli are that the Marwadi’s from Rajasthan came to Gujarat. In Gujarat, they started missing rich home food is dal, and they have a variety of dal dishes.Authentic Gujarati Dal Dhokli is an easy and quick dish which you can make any time you want. The speciality of the plate is that it tastes the best during the rainy season. You will easily find all the ingredients that you need in your kitchen.
1. The Ingredients That You Need To Make Authentic Gujarati Dal Dhokli
Authentic Gujarati Dal Dhokli has the following ingredients toor dal- half cup, one green chilli, which you can slice into four parts. The next element which you will need is curry leaves, which can vary from five to seven. And then, cumin and coriander powder- half teaspoon. Then, two kokum and then jaggery- one tablespoon, turmeric- one-fourth teaspoon and Kashmiri red chilli powder- half teaspoon. The last three ingredients are fresh coriander and lime juice- one teaspoon and salt.
For the tadka of Gujarati Dal Dhokli, you will need – ghee- one teaspoon, dried red chillies- two, cloves- two, cinnamon stick- one inch. And then, Carmon seeds- half teaspoon, cumin seeds- half teaspoon, mustard seeds- one-fourth teaspoon and the last ingredient for your Authentic Gujarati Dal Dhokli is hing or asafoetida of which you will need only a pinch.
For the dhokli, you will need- one cup whole wheat flour, gram flour- one tablespoon. Then, one-eighth turmeric teaspoon, Cumin and coriander powder- one-fourth teaspoon, one-fourth teaspoon of Kashmiri red chilli powder, a pinch of hing, half teaspoon of oil and salt.
2. The Method Of Preparation
Take the toor dal and rinse it, soak it for two hours and then put it in a pressure cooker along with water around two cups of water. Let it be on the stove till you heat three whistles. Next step to make is to make the dhokli. In a flat pan, take all the ingredients that you read earlier and mix it and make it into the dough. Then, take the dal, stir it and make sure the consistency is watery. Put the dal in a Kadai and then add water. Then add the kokum, red chilli powder, turmeric. And then add Cumin and coriander powder, jaggery, lime juice and green chillies and curry leaves.
Lastly, add salt and stir and wait for it to reach boiling point. Take the dough for dhokli and take a small size amount and roll it up. Keep add the roti aside and cut it, horizontally and vertically. Then make the tadka, bring the ingredients and put it in a small pan and fry it. Take the tadka and put it in the dal, let it reach the boiling point then, add the dholki. Let it boil for a few minutes, and it’s ready.