Daal Dhokali

Submitted by:Snehal Puranik

This is the Tradional Gujarati dish. It is a combination of Daal (toor Daal ) and Dhokali ( made of Wheat Flour ) so tasty version of Daal- roti.

This can be made with left over daal also : just add the ingredients left out in the daal and give it a boil

Ingredients :
For daal :
Toor Daal Boiled – 1 cup
Tomato : small
Oil : 4 tbsp
dried whole red chillies : 2
Ajwain : 1 tbsp
Hing – 1 tsp
turmeric poweder : 1 tsp
Rai : 1 tsp
Dalchini – 1 stick ( optional )
Coriander Poweder – 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds – 1 tsp
cloves : 3-4 ( optional )
cumin powder : 1 tsp
Imali pulp – 5 tbsp
gur / sugar – 3 tbsp
peanuts : soaked in the water for 3-4 hrs – 3 tbsp
red chilly powder : 1 tbsp

For Dhokali :
whole wheat flour – 1 cup
Hing – a pinch
turmeric poweder : 1tsp
ajwain- 1 tbsp
salt – taste
red chilly powder : 1tbsp
oil- 1tbsp
water – to make a reasonably stiff dough

Method :
1. take a pressure cooker and add oil
2. when oil starts heating , add rai.ajwain, cloves, dalchini hing. turmeric powder, peanuts, fenugreek seeds to it
3. now add boiled daal
4. give it a quick mix and add coriander and cumin poweder ,imali pulp chilly powder and gur to it. add salt to taste
5. let it come to the boil
6. meanwhile make a stiff dough for dhokali with the ingedients mentioned above and roll it in equal sized rotis
7. cut the rotis in diamond shape pieces ( dhokali )
8. when daal comes to the boil start adding dhokali pieces one by one to daal ( make sure that the pieces you are adding should not stick to the pices added. for that keep stiring daal while adding the dhokali)
9. now again give it a boil. add cilantro leaves and 1 tsp of oil ( so that the dhokali pieces would not stick to each other )
10. pressure cook the same up to two whistles take out in a bowl and granish it with the cilantro leaves

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