Khatta Dhokla, Gujarati Farsan
by Tarla Dalal
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Although several ready mixes are available to do the job quickly, these cannot match the taste of traditional Khatta Dhokla made with a homemade batter.
Here, we show you how to make authentic Khatta Dhokla using a batter of rice and urad. Seasoned with black pepper and chilli powder, this steamed Gujarati snack is super tasty and amazingly soft too. Serve it with Green Cutney as a starter or as an evening snack .
You can also try other Gujarati farsan recipes like Dakor Na Gota or Samosa .
- Combine the urad dal and rice in a deep bowl with enough water and keep aside to soak for 3 hours. Drain well.
- Blend in a mixer using 1½ cups of water till smooth.
- Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the salt and mix very well.
- Cover it with a lid and keep aside to ferment in a warm place for 12 hours.
- After fermentation, mix the batter well and add all the other ingredients and mix.
- Divide the batter into 4 equal portions.
- Pour a portion of the batter into a greased 175 mm. (7”) diameter thali and shake the thali clockwise to spread it evenly to make an even layer.
- Sprinkle ½ tsp of chilli powder or black pepper evenly over it and steam in a steamer for 8 to 10 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
- Smear ½ tsp of oil on top, cool slightly and cut into square or diamond shaped equal pieces using a sharp knife.
- Repeat steps 7 to 9 to make 3 more thalis.
- Serve immediately with green chutney.
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