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Couscous Dhokla

VIEWS 2838

Energy (kcal) - 170

Protein (g) - 5.5

Carbohydrate (g) - 28.4

Fat (g) - 3.6

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Oats are rich in a specific type of fiber called beta-glucan which is known to help lower levels of bad cholesterol. Yoghurt provides a dose of animal protein, plus several other nutrients found in dairy foods, like calcium, vitamin B-2, vitamin B-12, potassium, and magnesium. Urad dal is also good for women as it has iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium which makes it a healthy pulse.

  • Oats - 15gm 
  • Couscous - 15gm 
  • Yoghurt - 10gm 
  • Grated carrot - 10gm 
  • Onion, chopped - 10gm 
  • Urad dal - 2 tsp
  • Grated ginger - ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves - 2 no. 
  • Sesame seeds - ½ tsp
  • Ajwain - ½ tsp
  • Cumin and mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek leaves/kasoori methi - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch 
  • Salt - as per to taste
  • Eno/ baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Oil for tempering - ½ tsp
Step 1 Soak couscous and oats in yogurt for 30min. Then add grated ginger, chopped chilli, ajwain, grated carrot, and chopped onion. Step 2 Add little water if the batter is thick and adjust the consistency. Add salt to taste and kasoori methi.  Step 3 Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin, mustard seed, udad Dal, sesame seeds, curry leaves, and turmeric powder. When seeds start popping, add some seasoning to couscous batter and mix well. Keep remaining seasoning aside for later use.  Step 4 Allow batter to rest for 10 min. Step 5 Meanwhile, prepare a stock pot or pressure cooker with 1 cup of water. Bring it to a boil. Step 6  6. Prepare dhokla stand plates by spraying cooking oil. Step 7 Once the water comes to boil, add eno to the batter and mix well. The batter will foam up. Step 8 Pour batter immediately into the dhokla plates and place dhoklas into the stock pot. If using a pressure cooker, do not place the weight or whistle on the cooker. Step 9 Switch off the stove and remove the dhokla stand from the stock pot. Let it coul for a few minutes.  Step 10 Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves on the dhokla and pour the seasoned oil over the top.  Step 11 Cut the dhokla into the desired shape and serve with mint/coriander chutney.

Couscous Dhokla - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 2838


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