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Dal Dhokli (Dumplings In Lentil Curry)

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 237mlTuvar dal
2 tablespoons 30mlPeanuts - (soaked in water for 30 min.)
1 teaspoon 5mlCumin seeds
5   Garlic - chopped
4   Cocums
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlChilli powder
2 teaspoons 10mlSugar
1 cup 40g / 1.4ozCoriander leaves - chopped
6   Curry leaves
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlAsafetida
  Salt - to taste
  For The Dhokli
1 cup 62g / 2.2ozWheat flour - (aata)
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlTurmeric
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlChilli powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlAsafetida
  Salt - to taste

Recipe Instructions

A Gujarati dish.

Boil the dal and the peanuts in a pressure cooker till soft. Keep aside. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, garlic, asafetida andfinally, the boiled dal. Add cocum, turmeric powder, chilli powder, sugar and curry leaves. Boil and add salt to taste. To make the dhokli, mix the flour, salt, turmeric, chilli powder, asafetida and a little oil and make a stiff dough with water. Knead well and roll out into 10 cms discs. Cut the discs into diamonds or squares with a knife and drop them into the boiling dal mixture. When all the dhokli pieces are put in, boil the dal for a further 15 minutes on a low fire. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.



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