Today I’ve tried rava(semolina) dhokla. Rava dhokla is really easy to cook, simply a digestible, and delicious snack. Mainly this is a Gujarati recipe if you are Gujarati food lover then I am sure you will love it.
So, let’s have a look at the recipe.
Rava (Semolina): 1.5 cups (fine)
Curd: 3/4 cup (sour)
Eno (fruit salt): 2 teaspoons
Baking soda: 1 pinch
Sugar: 1/2 teaspoon
Cooking oil: 2 tablespoons
Turmeric powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Salt: according to taste
lemon juice: 1 tablespoon
Water: One cup (if required)
Chopped Coriander leaves: for garnishing
Oil: 2 tablespoons
Mustard seeds: 1/2 teaspoon
Curry leaves: 8-10
Asafoetida (heeng): 1 pinch
Green chilies: 3-4 (partially sliced)
Water: 3 tablespoons
Sugar: 1/2 tablespoon
- Mix rava, curd, sugar, cooking oil, turmeric powder, lemon juice, water, and salt according to ingredients in a bowl.
- Beat the mixture until it becomes smooth and lumps free.
- Let the mixture rest for 30 minutes.
- In parallel, put the dhokla steamer on medium flame and pour it with 1 glass water and boil.
- Mix eno(fruit salt) and baking soda in the mixture and let it rest for 1 minute.
- Grease dhokla plate with oil and pour the batter evenly.
- Put the plate in the steamer and steam it till 20 minutes on medium flame.
- After 20 minutes, check the dhokla with a toothpick, insert a toothpick if it comes out clean then your dhokla is ready and if not then steam it for 2-3 minutes more.
- After cooking it properly, turn off the flame and take out the dhokla plate from the steamer and let it cool for 5 minutes.
- After 5 minutes, cut the dhokla in small square pieces.
- For tempering, put a small pan on medium flame and heat the oil.
- In parallel, make a mixture of sugar and water according to the ingredients.
- Add mustard seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves, and green chilies in the hot oil and let them splutter.
- Add the sugar and water mixture in above mixture.
- Pour the tempering over the dhokla evenly.
- You can sprinkle lemon juice if you want, otherwise, it’s not compulsory.
- Your dhokla is ready. You can serve this with chutney or tomato sauce.
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