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November 26, 2008

Dal Dhokli (Dumplings in Lentil Curry)

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Region : Rajasthan
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Last Updated: 26-11-2008
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For Dal 


Tuvar dal

- 1 cup

Peanuts, soaked in water for 30 minutes

- 2 tbsp 

Cumin seeds

- 1 tsp 

Garlic Cloves, chopped



- 4 nos

Turmeric powder

- 1/2 tsp

Chilli powder

- 1/2 tsp 
For  dhokli     
Wheat flour (aata) - 1 cup
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp 
Asafetida - 1/2tsp 
Oil. -  
Salt to taste  
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Method of Preparation:

Boil the dal and the peanuts in a pressure cooker till soft. Keep aside. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, garlic, asafetida and finally, the boiled dal. Add cocum, turmeric powder, chilli powder, sugar and curry leaves. Boil and add salt to taste. To make the dhokli, mix the flour, salt, turmeric, chilli powder, asafetida and a little oil and make a stiff dough with water. Knead well and roll out into 10 cms discs.

Cut the discs into diamonds or squares with a knife and drop them into the boiling dal mixture. When all the dhokli pieces are put in, boil the dal for a further 15 minutes on a low fire.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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