Idli Dhokla

This Recipe is free from :

 

☒Wheat

☒Peanuts

☒tree nuts

☒dairy

☒casein

☒soy

☒egg

☒sesame

☒fish

☒shellfish

Ingredients - 

 

  1. Besan / Gram flour - 1 cup

  2. Idli Rava  - 1 TBSP

  3. Ginger paste - 1 Tsp

  4. Green chili paste - 1 Tsp

  5. Turmeric powder - 1 Tsp

  6. Lemon juice - 1 Tsp

  7. Vegetable oil - 1 TBSP

  8. Sugar - 1 Tsp

  9. Salt to taste 

  10. Water - ½ cup

  11. Hing powder - ¼ Tsp

  12. Fruit Salt  / Eno  - 1 Tsp

  13. Vegetable oil - 1 TBSP

  14. Mustard seeds - 1 Tsp

  15. Hing - ½ Tsp

  16. Sesame seeds - 1 TBSP  - ( Optional ) 

  17. Green chilies - slit in half - 3-4

  18. Curry leaves - 4-5

  19. Cilantro - finely chopped - 1 TBSP

  20. Salt to taste

  21. Sugar - 1 Tsp

  22. Water - ¼ cup

  23. Lemon juice -  1 Tsp 

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Dhokla Idli tiffin.jpeg

Method - 

 

  1. In a bowl add besan , idli rava , turmeric powder , lemon juice , sugar , vegetable oil , salt to taste and ¼ cup water. Mix well.  Add ginger paste , green chili paste . Mix well. Add water as needed to get a smooth batter . 

  2. Grease an idli pan with vegetable oil . Also bring to a boil 2 to 3 cups of water in a steamer .

  3. Add 1Tsp fruit salt to besan mixture and 1 Tsp water and mix well. Pour the mixture in an idli pan . Place the pan in a steamer , close the lid and steam for 15 minutes on medium heat. 

  4. For Tadka  - Heat a tadka pan , add oil. Once hot add mustard seeds. After they splutter add hing , sesame seeds ,  green chilies and give a nice stir. Add curry leaves . Add ¼ cup water , salt to taste , sugar and lemon juice . mix well till the sugar dissolves. 

  5. Pour the tadka on hot idlis and let the water soak in for 5-10 minutes. Serve the idlis hot with tamarind or mint chutney .