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Dal Dhokli


Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli, a one pot meal, wheat flour bites/dhoklis cooked in lentil stew.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Gujarati
Keyword: Main Course
Servings: 4
Author: Chaya


  • 1 cup Toor Dal
  • 2 tbsp Peanut
  • 1/2 cup Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Carom Seeds / Ajwain
  • 1tbsp+1/2tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/2+1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1tbsp+1/4 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Ghee/Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida/Hing
  • 2 strings Curry Leaves
  • 1 Green Chilly chopped
  • 2 medium Onion chopped
  • 2 medium Tomato chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 2.5+1/2 cup Water
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves chopped


  • In a pressure cooker add toor dal, peanut, water.
  • Close the lid and cook for 3-4 whistles.
  • In a plate add wheat flour, ajwain, 1/2 tsp red chilly powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp salt, add water little by little.
  • Knead well, prepare chapati dough.
  • Grease oil and keep aside for 10 mins.
  • In a kadai add ghee, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, curry leaves, green chilly, saute.
  • Add chopped onion, chopped tomato, saute.
  • close the lid and cook for 2-3 mins on medium flame.
  • Add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Close the lid and cook for 2 mins on medium flame.
  • Add cooked toor dal and peanut.
  • Mix well, add water, close the lid and cook for 5 mins on medium flame.
  • Prepare 2 balls from chapati dough, roll little thick chapati.
  • Cut into shapes, dust with some flour to avoid sticky.
  • Add these dhoklis to dal mixture.
  • Stir, cook for 5 mins on medium flame.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Dal Dhokli is ready to have, Serve hot with chopped onions.


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