Rava Dhokla

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Dhokla“- A Gujrati snack that we all love.It  can be served as a teatime snack, as a side dish, breakfast, dinner. Traditionally it is made with fermented batter of besan. But here I have use Rava/ Sooji with yogurt to make dhokla. You only need 25-30mins to prepare this light and yummy dish.
 
Rava Dhokla- A very easy recipe to make healthy yet tasty dhokla at home. Requires less ingredients and simplest way of making dhokla without any fermentation.
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Do try at home 🙂
Serves 2

Ingredients:
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For dhokla batter

  • 1 Cup Rava/ Sooji
  • 1/2 Cup curd
  • 1/2 Tbsp green chili paste
  • 1/2 Tbsp ginger paste
  • 1/2 Tsp fruit eno/ baking soda
  • 1/2 Tsp red chili powder
  • Salt

For tempering

  • 5-6 Curry leaves
  • 2 Green chili
  • 1 Tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 Tsp hing
  • 1/2 Tsp red chili powder
  • Oil

For garnishing

  • Coriander leaves
  • Lemon (Optional)

Recipe with step by step photos:
Step 1- In a mixing bowl add rava/ sooji and curd
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Step 2- Make paste of ginger and green chilies
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Step 3- Add the paste to rava and curd
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Step 4- Add water and salt and mix well to avoid lumps. The batter should not be too thick or too liquid
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Step 5- Add fruit eno/ baking soda and red chili powder and mix well. Leave the batter for 5mins
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Step 6- Meanwhile boil water in a steamer. I used a deep vessel here instead of steamer. You can also use cooker, add 2 glass of water and let it boil and just remove the whistle and close the lid.
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Step 7- Grease oil in your dhokla plate/ vessel
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Step 7- Pour the batter in the plate
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Step 8- Place the dhokla plate in the vessel and close the lid. You can also use a flat surface kadhai, just place the dhokla plate or any non-stick container and close the lid of the kadhai
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Step 9- Cook for 15mins on low flame. To check whether it is properly cooked or not just insert a toothpick  at the centre, if it comes out clean then dhokla is cooked.Turn off the flame and Let it rest for 5-6mins and then remove on a plate
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Step 10- Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, when it starts spluttering add hing, curry leaves, green chilies and red chili powder and turn off the flame after 30secs
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Step 11- Pour this tempering on dhokla and cut the dhokla into pieces and garnish with coriander leaves and squeeze lemon on it
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Now the Rava Dhokla is ready to be served. Enjoy your Rava Dhokla with tamarind chutney/ coconut chutney or coriander & mint chutney 🙂
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Enjoy Cooking 🙂

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