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Buckwheat Dhoklas ( Cooking with 1 Tsp Oil Recipe)

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કુટીના દારાના ઢોકળા ની રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Buckwheat Dhokla, Faraal Buckwheat Dhokla in Gujarati) 

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farali dhokla for upvas, vrat recipe | kuttu ka dhokla – faraal snack | vrat ka dhokla | buckwheat dhokla - Navratri fasting recipe is a soft melt in mouth snack, which can be enjoyed during the festival of fasting. Learn how to make kuttu ka dhokla – faraal snack.

To make farali dhokla for upvas, vrat recipe, clean and wash the buckwheat in enough water only once. Washing it more will cause the starch to drain out. Drain the excess water using a strainer. Combine the buckwheat, curds and ½ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well. Cover with a lid and keep aside to soak for at least 4 to 5 hours. Add the green chilli paste, ginger paste and salt and mix very well. Pour half the batter into a greased 175 mm. (7") diameter thali and spread evenly by rotating the thali clockwise. Steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Repeat steps 5 and 6 to make 1 more thali. Cool slightly, cut into pieces and serve immediately.

This vrat ka dhoklavrat ka dhokla combines taste and nutrition in an easy-to-cook form. A batter of buckwheat is perked up with curds, ginger and green chillies to make soft and tasty dhoklas.

Though the buckwheat in kuttu ka dhokla – faraal snack needs to be soaked for 4 hours, the batter does not require any fermentation afterwards, so you do not have to plan too much in advance.

Upvas or vrat is observed by many during auspicious occasions. Buckwheat is one cereal which is in the allowed list of vrat foods. Craft into tasty buckwheat dhokla - Navratri fasting recipe and enjoy it with green chutney. It is rich in carbs, energy and fibre and thus helps to satiate you during the festival of Navratri, Janmashtami, Ekadashi etc.

Tips for farali dhokla for upvas, vrat recipe. 1. Soaking time may vary from 4 to 6 hours depending on the climate in your area. 2. Remember to grease the thali before adding the batter, else it will be difficult to remove them. 3. Also while removing, always use a flat ladle.

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Buckwheat Dhokla, Faraal Buckwheat Dhokla recipe - How to make Buckwheat Dhokla, Faraal Buckwheat Dhokla

Soaking time:  4 to 5 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Clean and wash the buckwheat in enough water only once. Washing it more will cause the starch to drain out.
  2. Drain the excess water using a strainer.
  3. Combine the buckwheat, curds and ½ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well. Cover with a lid and keep aside to soak for at least 4 to 5 hours.
  4. Add the green chilli paste, ginger paste and salt and mix very well.
  5. Pour half the batter into a greased 175 mm. (7") diameter thali and spread evenly by rotating the thali clockwise.
  6. Steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
  7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 to make 1 more thali.
  8. Cool slightly, cut into pieces and serve immediately.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. At step 3, allow the mixture to soak for at least 4 hours in summer season. In winter season the soaking time should be increased to 5 hours and if needed to 6 hours depending on the temperature. This will ensure soft dhoklas as the end result.

Buckwheat Dhokla, Faraal Buckwheat Dhokla recipe with step by step photos

washing buckwheat

  1. In a deep glass bowl, put 1 1/4 cups buckwheat. 
  2. Add enough water to cover the buckwheat as we need to wash it.
  3. Wash with your fingers only once as we want to remove the starch from the buckwheat. 
  4. Drain the excess water using a strainer.
  5. This is the clean buckwheat ready to use to make buckwheat dhokla.

batter for Farali buckwheat dhokla

  1. To make farali dhokla for upvas, vrat recipe | kuttu ka dhokla – faraal snack | vrat ka dhokla | buckwheat dhokla - Navratri fasting recipe| - breakfast recipe, take the washed buckwheat. Buckwheat is a very good source of Iron and good to prevent anaemia. Rich in folate and good food for pregnant women. Buckwheat keeps your heart healthy and high in fibre and diabetic friendly. Buckwheat is a rich plant based source of protein and excellent option for Vegetarians. See here for 13 benefits of buckwheat and why it's good for you. 
  2. Add the 1/2 cup sour curds. To make curds sour, I leave out my packaged dahi for 2 hours and they are good to use for the batter. Curd is one of the richest source of proteincalcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Being low in sodium, it is safe to be eaten by individuals with high blood pressure. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 
  3. Add 1/2 cup water to adjust the consistency of the mixture.
  4. Mix well so as to get a uniform mixture.
  5. Cover with a lid and keep aside to soak the batter for 4 to 5 hours. In summer season you may need to soak only for 4 hours, while in winter season the soaking time should be increased to 5 hours and if needed to 6 hours depending on the temperature. This will ensure soft dhoklas as the end result. You can also make the batter and keep it in the fridge overnight, as the sour curd will turn the batter sour if left out. 
  6. This is what the soaked batter looks like after soaking.
  7. Mix the soaked batter once with a spoon.
  8. Add 1 teaspoon green chilli paste. We have used 1 tsp as buckwheat is bland in taste. However, you can adjust the quantity of the green chilli paste as per your spice level.
  9. Add 1/4 teaspoon ginger (adrak) paste. Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.
  10. Add salt to taste.
  11. Mix the batter well.

steaming the Farali buckwheat dhokla

  1. Grease a 175 mm (7 inch) thali with a little oil.
  2. Pour half the batter into a greased 175 mm. (7") diameter thali and spread evenly by rotating the thali clockwise.
  3. Place the thali in a hot steamer.
  4. Steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
  5. This is what the dhoklas look like after steaming in the thali.
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 to make 1 more thali.
  7. Cool slightly and cut the dhokla into diamond shape. This will give you 16 pieces per thali.
  8. Serve farali dhokla for upvas, vrat recipe | kuttu ka dhokla – faraal snack | vrat ka dhokla | buckwheat dhokla - Navratri fasting recipe | immediately with some green chutney.

Faq farali buckwheat dhokla

  1. Q. Can i soak the batter for 2 hours? A. For best results we suggest you soak the batter for 4 to 5 hours. In summer season you may need to soak only for 4 hours, while in winter season the soaking time should be increased to 5 hours and if needed to 6 hours depending on the temperature. This will ensure soft dhoklas as the end result. 

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Accompaniments

Low Calorie Green Chutney, Hari Chutney – Diabetic Friendly 
Mint Coriander Chutney, Dhania Pudina Chutney 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy156 cal
Protein5 g
Carbohydrates29.1 g
Fiber3.8 g
Fat1.9 g
Cholesterol2 mg
Sodium9.5 mg

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Reviews

Buckwheat Dhokla, Faraal Buckwheat Dhokla
5
 on 13 Feb 18 10:38 AM


My mother used to make this dhokha but she was also using grated Doodhi. It really tests yummy
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13 Feb 18 11:12 AM
Buckwheat Dhoklas ( Cooking With 1 Tsp Oil Recipe)
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 on 06 Nov 11 09:04 AM


Nice healthy recipe. The only thing i didnt like was that the dhoklas were slightly sticky. Maybe i need to adjust the sanwa millet.
Buckwheat Dhoklas ( Cooking With 1 Tsp Oil Recipe)
5
 on 22 Aug 11 09:31 PM


TRIED OUT THIS RECIPE THE DHOKLAS TURNED OUT ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL.... TRULY A HEALTY RECIPE WORTH TRYING