Saturday, March 24, 2012

Tomato Dhokla

I have cooked Dhokla and peas dhokla. But this name intrigued me when I saw it on Radhika's space.Since I am doing kids delight under 30 minutes as theme,I decided to try this and it was perfect snack for my daughter. My nephew happened to visit us today and he gave a thumbs up too.This is a perfect guilt free snack for not only a kid but for us too:-)
INGREDIENTS
Gram flour 1 cup
Tomato 1
Water 1/2 cup
Curd 1/2 cup
Ginger paste 1 tsp
Vinegar 1/4 tsp
Chilli powder 1 tsp
Sugar 1tsp
Fruit salt 1tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for greasing
FOR TEMPERING
Mustard seeds 1tsp
Asafoetida a pinch
White sesame seeds 1 tsp
Water 1tbsp
Oil 2 tsp
Coriander leaves for garnish
PREPARATION
Blanch the tomato in 1/2 cup of water. Let it cool. Remove the skin and puree it along with the water. Pass it through a seive and keep it aside
Grease a plate with oil.
Mix together gram flour, chilli powder, salt, sugar in a vessel.
To this dry mixture add curds, Tomato puree, ginger paste and vinegar. Mix well
Now sprinkle the fruit salt on top of the batter.
Mix well and transfer it to a greased plate
Steam for 15 minutes or till a skewer comes out clean. Remove the plate and let it cool
Invert it on a bigger plate and unmould it.
Cut into desired shape
Now heat the oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and when it crackles add the asafoetida and sesame seeds.. Switch off the fire and let it cool. Once it cools add 1Tbsp of water and pour this on steamed dhoklas
serve garnished with coriander leaves and fresh grated coconut.
Serve with a tangy green chutney
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Linking this to Kid's Delight, hosted by Rujuta themed on Easy to make Snacks under 30 mins