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Dalia Dhokla

VIEWS 2281

Energy (kcal) - 195

Protein (g) - 7

Carbohydrate (g) - 30

Fat (g) - 3

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Oats are rich in a specific type of fiber called beta-glucan. This particular type of fiber is known to help lower levels of bad cholesterol. Oats, via their high fiber content, helps you to be fuller and aids in weight management. Broken wheat or dalia benefits to keep your digestive tract healthy. Yogurt 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

INGREDIENTS:
  • Oats - 20 g
  • Dalia/ couscous - 20 g
  • Yogurt - 10 g
  • Grated carrot - 10 g
  • Onion, chopped - 10 g
  • 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 to taste
  • Eno salt/ baking soda - 1 tsp
  • Oil for tempering - ½ tsp
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1 Soak dalia and oats in yogurt for 30min. Then add grated ginger, chopped chilly, 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, urad dal, sesame seeds, curry leaves, and turmeric powder. When seeds start popping, add some seasoning to dalia batter and mix well. Keep remaining seasoning aside for later use. Step 4 Allow batter to rest for 10 min. Step 5 Meantime, prepare a stockpot or pressure cooker with 1 cup water. Bring it to a boil. Step 6 Prepare dhokla stand plates by spraying cooking oil. Step 7 Once the water comes to boil, add enough to the batter and mix well. The batter will foam up. Step 8 Pour batter immediately into the dhokla plates and place dhoklas stand into the stockpot. 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 stockpot. Let it coul for a few minutes. Step 10 Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves on the dhokla and pour above seasoned oil over the top. Step 11 Cut the dhokla into the desired shape and serve with mint/coriander chutney. 

Dalia Dhokla - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 2281

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