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White Dhokla
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Green chutney
Snacks-Chaats,Gujarati,North Indian,Veggie
Dhoklas made out of rice and urad dal - A nice tea time snack or
served as a side dish. Apart from the khaman dhokla recipe this
white dhokla is delicious and healthy too.

1/4 cup urad dal
1 cup rice
salt to taste
1/2 tsp oil
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 tsps lemon juice
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
red chilli powder, for garnishing
coriander leaves, finely chopped
1: Add urad dal and rice, wash them well and soak in water for
6-8 hrs.

2: Grind it to fine paste. Batter should have a consistency of
utappam batter--neither too thick like vada batter nor too thin
like a dosa batter.

3: Add salt in a batter, mix well and keep the bowl in a warm
place to ferment. When the batter is fermented place this bowl in
refrigerator till use.

4: Grease the plate or thali and keep aside.

5: Take the batter from refrigerator and mix well. If the batter
appears thick add water and mix well to get the desired consistency.

6: Fill water in the steamer and allow to boil.

7: Just before steaming dhoklas, add baking soda to oil and mix
well. To the baking soda mixture add lemon juice. Immediately
after adding lemon juice the mixture appears foamy. Add the foamy
mixture to batter and mix well. Now spread the batter evenly in
the plate.

8: Tap the plates to spread the batter evenly. Sprinkle pepper
powder, red chilli powder and steam it in a pressure cooker
(without whistle) or steamer for 7-10 minutes.

9: Open the lid and touch the dhokla with wet fingers. If batter
sticks to the finger, it indicates the dhokla is not ready--hence
steam for few more minutes. If batter doesn't stick to wet
finger, it indicates dhokla is ready.

10: Switch off the flame, remove the plates and allow them to
cool a bit.

11: Cut into desired shapes, garnish with coriander leaves and
serve with green chutney.


You can add tadka of mustard seeds, sesame seeds, curry leaves
and green chillies. It is optional.

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