Dal Dhokli

A new addition to your everyday menu.Try Gujrati style Daal Dhokli, make it, eat it, share it and love it #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Chakki ka atta (Whole wheat flour) sifted 1 Cup
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) ½ tsp
  • Hing (Asafoetida) powder 1/4 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp
  • Ghee ½ tbs
  • Pani (Water) 3/4 Cup or as required
  • Arhar daal (Split pigeon pea) 1 & ½ Cup (soaked for 2 hours)
  • Pani (Water) 4-5 Cups or as required
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) ½ tbs or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Adrak (Ginger) chopped 1 tsp
  • Lehsan (Garlic) chopped 1 tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Gur (Jaggery) 1-2 tbs
  • Ghee 2 tbs
  • Hing (Asafeotida) powder 1/4 tsp
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tsp
  • Raidana (Mustard seeds) ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch (Red chillies) 2-3
  • Kary pata (Curry leaves) 7-8
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) cubes 2 small
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup or as required
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped ½ Cup
  • Pani (Water) ½ Cup or as required
  • Lal mirch (Red chilli)
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped
  • Lemon juice
  • Peanuts


In bowl,add whole wheat flour,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,asafoetida powder,salt,ghee and mix well.

Gradually add water and knead until dough is formed,cover and let it rest for 10-15 minutes.

Grease hand with ghee and knead dough again.

Take a small dough,sprinkle dry flour and roll out with the help of rolling pin.

Cut into pieces with the help of the cutter and sprinkle fry flour then take out on a plate and sprinkle fry flour & set aside.

In pot,add split pigeon pea,water,red chilli powder,turmeric powder,ginger and garlic,mix well and bring it to boil,cover & cook on low flame until tender (approx. 1 hour).

Add salt,jaggery,mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes & set aside.

In frying pan,add ghee and let it melt.

Add asafeotida powder,cumin seeds,mustard seeds,red chillies,curry leaves and mix.

Add tomatoes,mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add it in pot and mix well.

Add water,mix well and bring it to boil,add fresh coriander and mix well.

Add prepared dough pieces and mix gently.

Add water,cover and cook on low flame for 15-20 minutes.

Garnish with red chilli,fresh coriander,lemon juice,peanuts & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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