Today I"m going to share with you one of delicious one pot meal from Gujarat.spicy dough strips cooked in flavorful dal make this dish very yummy.It is so easy and simple to make.I prepare this on lazy days,no need to any other curries and side dish.
- Toor dal(split pigeon peas)-1 cup
- Peanuts-1 tbsp
- Methi-1/2 tsp
- Ginger-1/2 tsp(grated)
- Tomato-2 chopped
- Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
- Red chili powder-1/4 tsp
- Cinnamon sticks-1 inch
- Curry leaves -5-6
- Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp
- Red chili( whole)-2
- Hing( asafetida)- pinch
- Tamarind paste-1 tsp
- Jaggery-11/2 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Ghee-1 tbsp
- Atta( whole wheat flour)-1 cup
- Besan- 2 tbsp
- Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
- Ajwain( carom seeds)-1/4 tsp
- Oil-1 tsp
- Salt to taste
Wash and soak dal for 30 minutes with 3 cups of water.
For Dhokli add atta,besan,turmeric powder,oil,ajwain and salt.
Add enough water and knead to make a stiff dough.
Cover and keep aside for 20 minutes.
Add shocked dal in pressure cooker and cook for 3 to 4 whistle.
Let the pressure go on by itself.
Meanwhile make dhokli,divide the dough into 4 portion roll into balls.
Using a rolling pin.roll out each ball into a thin chapati.
Using a sharp knife,cut 1 inch diamond shaped pieces.keep aside.
Heat ghee in a pan add cumin seeds,Cinnamon sticks,cloves,red chili and curry leaves
saute for few seconds, add tomato,ginger and cook till tomato gets mushy.
Add turmeric powder,red chili powder,cooked dal and 2 cups of water.
Bring to boil,add gud and tamarind paste and stir.
Then add dhokli pieces and cook. stirring the dal occasionally.
When the dhoklis are cooked and and dal has slightly thickened.
Turn off the heat and garnish with chopped coriander.