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Tried this yummy rajasthani recipe from Manjula's space for PotluckParty by Jagruti.


For dhokli :

Wheat flour-
1 cup 
Chilly powder-
1 tsP
Turmeric powder - 
1/4 tsp 
Cumin powder - 
1/2 tsp 
Salt To taste

For Dal  :

Toor dal-
1/2 cup 
Mustard seeds-
1/2 tsp 
Cumin seeds-
1/4 tsp 
Tomato -

Chilly powder-
1 tsp
Turmeric powder-
1/2 tsp 
Coriander powder-
1/2 tsp 
Cumin powder-
1/2 tsp 
A pinch of Asafeotida
Curry leaves
Salt To taste

For Garnishing

Onion -
1 no (chopped)
Coriander leaves 
Lemon juice


 For Dhokli

  1. In bowl ,knead wheat flour, red chilly powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, oil well with sufficient amount of water to make a stiff and smooth dough.
  2. Divide the dough to small balls , press them like a disc .
  3. With the help of your thumb make a hole in the center of the disc.
  4. Spread them in a plate separately.
  5. Cover them with a cloth to avoid them to dry off.

For Dal

  1. Pressure cook the toor dal  and chopped tomatoes  together for 3 whistles. 
  2. Once done,mash dal well .
  3. In a pan, heat oil .Add mustard seeds , cumin seeds, curry leaves .
  4. Once they splutter ,add red chilli powder , turmeric powder, cumin powder, coriander powder .Then add 1/2 cup of water  .
  5. When it starts boiling, add the mashed dal and sufficient amount of water to make the dal thin .
  6. Add salt to taste.
  7. Cook for a thin consistency .

For Dal dhokli

  1. Now add the prepared dhoklis to the boiling  dal and cook them in simmer for atleast 15-20 min.
  2. Cook till the dhokli  is well cooked.
  3. Garnish it with coriander leaves and turn off the stove.
  4. Serve with some ghee , lemon juice , chopped onions and coriander leaves chopped. 


looks yummy.. lovely click
Hamaree Rasoi said…
Delicious and lovely looking dal dhokli. Excellent preparation.
Unknown said…
Seems to be very intresting dal recipe.Looks very very yummy
Lincyscookart said…
Have not tried much Rajastani dishes. Your dish inspiring me to try some Rajthani cuisine.
Swathi said…
Delicious curry Shama.
Nava K said…
Its a beautiful idea and yes please, this delicious dish will hit our table soon.
Unknown said…
Yummy yummy dal dhokli
Shobana Vijay said…
Ya me too..have not tried thus dish yet.But feels great to see my friend who has really put an effort to prepare.She gave me an inspiration to try this dish.Hope I try this dish soon
Shanthi said…
Looks fabulous and well clicked
Sanoli Ghosh said…
Super tempting dal dhokli Shama, you are inspiring me to make dishes on Rajasthani cuisine.
Resna said…
Thank you for sharing this interesting recipe..looks so tasty..
Rafeeda AR said…
this looks really good... awesome snap...
Asiya Omar said…
Deliicous,thanks for sharing.
Rashmi said…
Tried this @ home. The flavors were excellent. Thanks for the recipe.
Sona said…
Looks really delicious and yummy..
Gita Jaishankar said…
Yummy looking dish dear :)
yummylicious curry! lovely click too
Unknown said…
Dal dhokli looks so delicious and very very tempting :) thanks for trying out dear .. glad you liked it !!
Hema said…
Very delicious and looks so tempting..
divya said…
mmmm.....yummmm... Looks mouthwatering. Amazing clicks
prethika said…
tempting click ,nice post
Shanthi said…
very interesting recipe..well explained...

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