Dal Dhokli

Daal Dhokli is very delicious homely Gujarati dish ,warm comforting one pot meal. Great in winter months and by adding peas in there surely you can have healthy meal.

You will need :-
  • 3-4 cups Traditional Gujarati Toor/Tuver Daal
  • 1 cup shelled peas I used frozen
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • pinch of Hing
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Coriander and Cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Handful of fresh chopped coriander
  • Handful of fresh chopped onion
  • Lemon juice

You will need :- Dhokli Dough
  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 2-3 tbsp Gram flour ( Besan )
  • 1-2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp carom seeds ( ajwain )

    Method :-
    Mix all the ingredients for Dhokli dough in a bowl, add water and make a stiff and smooth dough. Roll out the dough, cut it into pieces, separate the individual pieces and leave them for a while. Meanwhile in a large heavy bottom pan or kadai heat oil and add mustard seeds and hing, when it spultter add peas and all the masala. Cook for few minutes and add daal . add about 1/2 cup water now. Bring it to boil.Add the dhokli pieces to the daal and cook it for a 15-20 minutes on medium heat until the dal starts to thicken and the dhoklis have softened and cooked. Garnish with coriander, onion and squeezed lemon juice. Serve hot. I eat even cold with little peanut oil on top.


    1. Delicious and inviting recipe. Looks simply yummy.

    2. Wat a flavourful dish,loving it..

    3. Dal dhokli looks delicious.I
      like guvar dhoki nu shak too.

    4. Yumm! My guju chokro preffers that i cook rotlis before i add them to the dal. he is weird I know :))


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