Dhokla Sandwich

When I got married I used to wonder at the dinner style of Gujrati’s . They normally eat only one snack at a time . If they make something like Dahi Wada they would just eat Dahi Wada , I being new to Gujrati culture could not understand this concept, but over the years I…

Spinach and Peanut Dhokla / Spinach and Peanut steamed Lentil Cakes

BM # 64 Week :2, Day : 3 Theme: Brunch ideas for Kids Our family is a great fan of Dhoklas and I keep trying different version of these steamed cakes. Yes this is my post for Day 3 under Brunch Ideas.Since the Dhoklas have rice and dal both I wanted to make them healthier,…

Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla has been a favorite with me since I was a little kid. I remember a small farsaan shop of a Gujju vendor who used to prepare some Gujrati snacks. He used to make them at home and bring them at his shop, very small shop but his preparation was very hygienic and had…

Stuffed Dhokla with Carrot and Spinach

BM # 53  Week 1  Day 3 As soon as we talk of snacks I think of steamed snacks, and among Gujarati snacks nothing can be more popular than the dhoklas.These are perfect as breakfast or tea time snacks or even to pack for kids lunch box. I can have them as a meal too.So…

Makai na Dhokla / Steamed Corn Cakes

BM # 43 Week 2 Day3 Come monsoon and you start spotting lot of corn every where. This corn is really tempting and I love to cook with it. So for the last day in this Dhokla series I have made Corn Dhoklas. These are very flavorful, a little sweet and a little spicy.These are…

Chola Methi na Dhokla / Steamed Lentil Cakes

BM # 43  Week 2  Day 2 I wonder how many of you have heard of Chola Daal ?These are split black eye beans, creamy white in color and have a black mark on their inner curve. This is a daal that looks very much like urad daal but slightly bigger. Gujarati homes use this daal…

Sooji na Dhokla / Steamed Semolina Cakes

BM # 43   Week 2   Day 1 We are in the second week of this marathon and for this week I have chosen to cook Dhoklas. Dhoklas are very popular in Gujarat and one gets to see a lot of variety. These are low cal and recommended by the dieticians, provided they are…

Daal Dhokla

BM # 40   Week 2     Day 3 Dhoklas are ever so popular in Gujarat.These are steamed and made with rice and different lentils.The batter is normally fermented and then steamed.They are served for breakfast or evening snacks, they can also be served as a snack with a lunch thali. The most common…

Gujarati Peela Dhokla

Gujarati Cuisine has some amazing steamed snacks, Dhoklas being tthe most popular. As a kid I always went to a Gujju farsan shop to get these spongy lentil cakes. Now actually that spongy one that you see in the market is called Khaman. I had no clue that there was a variety of dhoklas and…

Edada / Safed Dhokla

I have always loved making friends ,be it the train or the boutique anywhere and everywhere somehow I get friendly. Two of my friends are from the time my son was in K.G .The mothers used to meet in school and slowly we have become the best of friends. This is the recipe which has…

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