white dhokla flour
Last Updated : Nov 04,2017
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White dhokla flour is a ready flour which can be used to make khatta or white dhoklas. The use of khatta dhokla flour is not restricted to only dhoklas (white, soft and fluffy savory dumplings) but can also be used to prepare other savory dishes. The flour typically consists of 2 parts of rice and 1 part of urad dal which is roasted and then coarsely ground in a blender. The flour is mixed with sour yoghurt and warm water along with spices and ginger garlic paste to prepare white dhoklas at home.
How to select
The white dhokla flour is available in the stores but can also be prepared easily at home and stored for further use. While buying commercially packaged dhokla flour, check for any lumpiness, foul odour and the best before date.
" As the name suggests, the primary culinary usage of white dhokla flour is in preparation of Gujarati delicacy white dhoklas. Churn sour yoghurt and water to make buttermilk. pour the flour mix in the buttermilk and stir carefully to avoid any lumpiness. Add salt and oil. Cover tightly and keep in a warm place for fermenting for about 4-6 hours.Steam in a pressure cooker or dhokla steamer to get soft delicious white dhoklas. Cut into desired shapes and garnish with red chiili powder and coriander leaves.
" Other variations like sandwich dhokla, masala dhokla and khaman dhokla can alos be prepared from white dhokla flour.
" White dhokla is usually served with green chutney or some peanut oil as a side dish.
" White dhokla or Dhokra can also be fried further with mustard seed for extra spiciness. It is garnished with coriander.
How to store
Store the flour in an airtight container and keep it in a cool dry place.
" The dhokla flour is the right mix of carbohydrate and protein and can be used as a complete meal.
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