Dhokla

Gram flour 200gms.

Curd (yogurt) 1 cup

Chopped green chili 1 tbsp.

Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp.

Mustard seeds 1 tsp.

Chopped ginger 1 tbsp.

Soda bi-carb 1 tsp.

Chopped green coriander 1 tbsp.

Fresh grated coconut ? cup

Lemon 1 no.

Oil 2 tbsp.

Salt As per taste

1.Take gram flour in a bowl. Add beaten Yogurt and warm water. Whisk

well to remove all lumps. The mixture should have a thick consistency. Add

salt and cover it and leave it to ferment for 3-4 hours.

2. Make a paste of ginger and green chilies.

3. Add this paste to the fermented mixture. Add turmeric powder and

correct seasoning.

4. Keep the steamer ready on the flame.

5. Grease a dhokla mold or a shallow cake tin with a little oil. In a small

bowl take one teaspoon of soda bi-carb, 1 teaspoon oil and juice of 1

lemon. Mix well and add this to the Gram flour mixture.

6. Pour the batter into the greased mold and steam for 10-12 minutes.

7. Cool for sometime. Cut into squares and arrange in a serving

platter/bowl.

8. Heat oil in a small pan. Add mustard seeds. When the seeds begin to

crackle, remove and pour over the dhoklas.

9. Serve garnished with chopped green coriander leaves and grated

coconut.