Sooji Matar Dhokla






I've seen my Mum making these dhokla during my childhood, and at that time I wasn't too keen on green peas in dhokla, but lately I have developed a taste and now I can have them anytime! I can assure you that if you are a dhokla fan you'll definitely enjoy my Lasniya Mag na Dhokla , Khaman Dhokla and Khatta Dhokla too.



You will need :-
  • 1 cup semolina
  • 1 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tbsp besan or chickpea flour
  • 1 cup plain sour buttermilk ( 1/2 cup sour yogurt whisk with 1/2 cup water )
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 -3 tbsp fresh ginger and green chillies puree
  • 1/4 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 tsp Eno ( fruit salt )
  • 1 tbsp oil




You will need for tadka ( temper )
  • 2-3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 10-12 fresh curry leaves
  • 3-4 slit green chillies
  • 1-2 dry red chillies
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 2-3 tbsp water
  • Handful fresh chopped coriander


Method:-
Thaw green peas in M/W.
Lightly mash them and leave aside.
Now mix all the ingredients in a big bowl except tadka ingredients.
Mix well and leave aside for 5 minutes and add lightly mashed green peas.
Start heating water in a big pot and pour the mix in a deep lightly greased thali .
Steam over water about 15-20 minutes. Pierce with a knife, and check, should come out clean if dhokla are done.
Leave it to cool a little.
Cut with a clean knife into diamond or square shape.
Now prepare tadka by heating oil in a pan, add mustard and cumin seeds and hing..add both chillies and curry leaves..let it boil for about 1-2 minutes. Pour this tadka mix on dhokla.
Now garnish with coriander and coconut.

Enjoy with Garlic, Tomato and red chilli Chutney.









9 comments

  1. Delicious! Love dhoklas!

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  2. yummilicious and droolworthy dhokla Jagruti

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  3. Dhokla looks delicious, nice clicks.

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  4. nice twist in traditional dish. surely try it.

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  5. Nice twist with peas in it , I made them plain without peas.Love the clicks.

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  6. lovely twist to in dhokla :) looks super delicious :)

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  7. What a tasty cake - I've never had a savory cake like this before and love the use of the peas and chile peppers...

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