Microwave Dhokla Recipe - How to make Dhokla in Microwave

Uploaded by NishaMadhulika on 07.12.2012

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Today we will make gram flour dhokala in microwave.
Let’s see what all ingredients are required for making dhokala in microwave.
Gram flour - 1 cup
Semolina - ¼ cup
Lemon - 1
Ginger paste - ½ tsp (1/2 inch piece grated)
Sugar - 2 tsp
Eno food salt - 1 tsp
Salt - ¾ tsp (as per taste)
These ingredients will be used for making dhokala mixture.
These ingredients will be used for garnishing dhokala.
Green coriander - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
Green chilly - 2 (cut lengthwise)
Oil - 1 tbsp
Raw coconut - 1 tbsp (grated)
Black mustard seeds - ½ tsp
Curry leaves - 5-6
Sesame seeds - 1 tsp
For making dhokala in microwave prepare batter from gram flour.
Add ¼ cup water in gram flour and stir until all lumps get dissolved.
Add little water so that lumps get dissolved easily.
Also add semolina into it.
Add more water and mix well.
It should have pouring consistency.
The consistency should not be too thick or too thin.
Add ginger, salt and add half amount of sugar in the batter.
Keep rest of the sugar for tempering the dhokala.
Mix al ingredients and also add 1 tbsp lemon juice in the batter.
You can also use tartaric acid instead of lemon juice.
Take tartaric acid powder and dissolve in water and then add in batter.
Curd can also be added. For 1 cup gram flour add 1 cup curd.
To prepare this much quantity of batter we have used ¾ cup water.
Keep the batter aside for 10 minutes for fermenting.
Take a microwave safe bowl and grease it with some oil.
Add eno food salt in the batter now and mix well.
Mix eno slat nicely and don’t whisk it for too long.
Now place the mixture in microwave safe bowl.
Flatten it like this and cover it.
If you are using a bowl with out lid then cover it with a plastic rap.
Now microwave the dhokala.
Cook on highest temperature for 3 minutes and check.
After 3 minutes microwave it for 1 more minute.
Give two minutes standing time and then check.
Insert a knife, it should come out clean.
Now garnish the dhokala but let it cool done for 5 more minutes.
Meanwhile prepare tadka for tempering.
Prepare tadka on gas for pleasing taste.
Add oil, black mustard seeds and sauté for few minutes.
Also add curry leaves, sesame seeds and green chilly. Sauté for while.
Add ½ cup water into the tadka.
Also add sugar and let the water boil.
Take out dhokala from the bowl.
For this run knife all around like this and place a plate over it and then flip it.
Cut into any shape or size as per your preference.
Spread the tadka on top of the dhokala pieces.
If you wish to make it soggier then add more water.
It absorbs all water.
Garnish with green coriander leaves and grated coconut.
Coconut and sesame seeds are optional.
Luscious and mouth drooling microwave dhokala is ready.
Try making this recipe at your home and share your experiences with us.
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