Feb 20, 2008

Instant Dhokala

Ingredients :

  • Bengal gram flour(Besan) - 1 Cup
  • Sugar - 2 Tbsp
  • Semolina(Rava) - 1 Tbsp
  • Salt - 1/2 Tbsp
  • Lemon juice - 1 Tsp
  • Eno Fruit salt - 1/2 Tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 Tsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 Tsp
  • Coriander leaves
  • Curry leaves
  • Dry grated coconut
  • Asafoetida(Hing)
  • Oil
  • Water

Procedure :

  1. Grease Microwave safe plastic mold with oil.
  2. Take 1 Cup water, keep 2 Tbsp water aside from this.
  3. In a bowl mix Bengal gram flour, 1 Tbsp sugar, lemon juice, salt and water.
  4. In a bowl add 2 Tbsp water and eno fruit salt.
  5. Add this to bengal gram flour.
  6. Pour this mixture in greased mold.
  7. Cook in microwave on high setting for 3-4 min.
  8. Wait for 2 min.
  9. In a bowl add 1/2 cup water, 1 Tbsp sugar.
  10. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add mustard seeds to splutter.
  11. Add cumin seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves.
  12. Add this to the water.
  13. Cut the dhokala into small pieces.
  14. Pour the solution over the dhokala pieces and toss well.
  15. Garnish with coriander leaves and coconut.
  16. Serve with fried green chili and tamarind chutney.


  1. You are putting really nice recipes. Kahi tar ekdaam marathmolyaa ahet. great work keep it up.

    Can you put ingredient names in marathi too.


  2. List of ingredients in marathi is displayed on the rightside of the blog

  3. Thank you sooooo much, really appreciate you putting the list in Marathi, it will really help me and every one. I tried some of your recipes and they are awesome.

    Keep it up, really nice job you are doing.


  4. Hi Neela,

    Thank you soooo for all wonderful recopies you are adding to this blog.
    May request you, if you can put recipe for making Misal (Aapli Dish Misal Paav or Puneri Misal) on this blog.

    Keep it up.


  5. I have already displayed list of all ingredients in marathi on the left side of the blog.