Dal Dhokli Recipe by Healthy Food Triangle


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Have you heard about dal dhokli? dal dhokli is an Indian traditional dish. To make this sweet and spicy recipe, the dhokli pieces are cooked in a little thick dal. In this article am sharing with you Dal Dhokli Recipe with the help of “FOODVIVA”. This recipe is easy to make and healthy for health. So let’s make Dal Dhoklie.

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Pic Credit: TanusKitchen


Preparation Time: 15 minute
Cook Time: 25 minute
For 4 Peoples

Ingredients for Dal Dhokli

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  • ½ Cup Toovar Dal
  • 3 tablespoon peanuts
  • ½ Cup wheat flour + for spray
  • ½ Teaspoon ajwain (if you want to)
  • 1 Tablespoon gram flour
  • ¼ Turmeric powder
  • ½ Teaspoon red chilly powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon mustard
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 Dried red chilies (cut in 2 pieces)
  • 8-10 Curry leaves
  • 3 Teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 Teaspoon sugar
  • 3 Teaspoon oil
  • 1½ and 3 cups of water
  • Salt (according to taste)
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped coriander, for decoration


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1st Step:-

Wash the toovar with water and put 3/4 liters of steel or aluminum pressure cooker with 1½ cup water and salt. Take peanuts in a small bowl and put in a pressure cooker on the toovar dal in the cooker. Turn off the lid of the cooker and let the toovar dal boil over medium heat until it starts to whistle. Remove the cooker from the gas and let it remain for about 5-7 minutes until the pressure is over.

2nd Step:-

When the dal is being cooked, at the same time prepare the flour for the dhokli. Take ½ cup of wheat flour, gram flour, ajwain, ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder, ½ teaspoon red chilli powder, ½ teaspoon coriander powder, 1 teaspoon oil and salt in a wide-fitted pot. Put some water in a small quantity, soak the flour like Paratha flour. Cover the it with a cloth and keep it for 10 minutes.

3rd Step:-

Now open the lid of the cooker and take out the groundnut bowl from it. Take the dal in a big bowl or grind it with the help of blender in the cooker. Add 2 cups of water and grind the dal back for 5-10 seconds.

4th Step:-

Now heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large pan and add mustard seeds. When the mustard starts to crack, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, dry red chilies, and curry leaves and let it crack the cumin. Add ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder and ½ teaspoons red chili powder and mix well. Add powdered dal, 1 cup water, boiled peanuts, lemon juice, sugar and salt and boil on medium flame. When the mixture starts boiling, slow the flame and let it cook for 5-7 minutes.

5th Step:-

During this, divide the flour into 4 equal parts and make round balls. Take half a cup of dry wheat flour in a plate or bowl. Now take a bowl and wrap it with dry wheat flour and roll a thin roti of 7-8 inch diameter with the help of Chakla-cylinder. In the same way, the remaining do the remaining.

6th Step:-

Take a roti on the chakla and cut it into small squares with the help of knife or cutter. These pieces are identified by the name of Dhokli. Keep the flame on medium and put the dhokli (12-14 pieces at a time) in boiling dal and cook for 1-2 minutes. After 1-2 minutes, put 12-14 pieces out of the remaining dhokli. Keep moving from the middle of the patch. With this process, make the dhokli of the remaining roti and put it in the dal. Cook all the dhokli in the dal and cook until the dhokli is well cooked. It will take about 8-10 minutes. Do not forget to move the dal in the middle.

7th Step:-

Turn off the gas and take the dal dhokali in a serving bowl and decorate it with green coriander and serve hot.

Serve with:

Dal Dhokali has the properties of dal along with roti, and for this reason, it is good for the sick and for those who have pain in their tooth.
Dal Dhokali can also be served with boiled rice, papad, and buttermilk.
Serve dal dhokli in the afternoon or dinner with curd.


Dal will become thick after cooling. So serve it hot.


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  2. only 15 minutes preparation? cute :)

  3. This recipe is famous in Gujarat. Thanks for providing this. Love it.