Thursday, October 30, 2008

Khaman Dhokla

For the dhokla
1 cup besan
4 green chillies
1/4 tsp ginger paste
1/4 tsp garlic paste
3 tbsp vegetable oil
salt to taste
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp bicarbonate of soda

for the tempering
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3-4 gren chillies, slit
1/4 tsp hing
10 curry leaves

Garnish2 tbsp grated coconut
chopped cilantro

Mix the ingridients for dhokla with just enough water to make a batter the consistency of idli's.
In a cooker vessel........spray it with a nonstick cooking oil and pour the batter and cook immediately on high heat in a pressure cooker without the weight on it.
Cook for 15 min's.
15 min's later take out the vessel and invert the dhokla on a flat plate to cool a bit before cutting it in squares. In the meantime prepare for tempering by heating oil in a khadai and add mustard seeds,green chillies,jeera,curry leaves and hing.
Spread on the dhokla. Garnish with coconut and cilantro.

No comments: