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Dhokla - Gujarati Snack Recipe by Ruchi Bharani - Vegetarian 
Ingredients:
1 cup Urad Dal or White Lentils
2 cups Rice
1/2 tsp Soda bi-carbonate
1 tsp Ginger Chilli paste
1 tbsp Methi dana or Fenugreek Seeds
1/2 Lemon
Pepper
Ghee or Clarified butter 
Salt to taste

Method:
For Dhokla batter:
-Soak Urad Dal and Rice, separately, for 8 hrs.
-Grind the Urad Dal into a fine paste
-Grind the Rice into a coarse paste. 
-Mix the ground urad dal and rice paste together. Add Methi or fenugreek seeds and let it ferment for a good 8hrs.

For making Dhokla:
-Grease an 8-9inches thali or plate (as shown in the video)
-Take a big, slightly deep vessel, fill it with water, place a steel ring or stand in it. Cover with a lid or a plate and let the water come to a complete boil. You can also use a steamer if you have one.
-Take the fermented batter give it a stir and if you feel it is too thick you can add WARM water (do not use cold water) to get a nice pouring consistency.
-Add ginger chilli paste and salt to the batter and mix well.
-Since the batter is enough for two rounds, you an split the batter into two.
-Keep your thali or plate kept ready in the steamer.
-Add a few drops of lemon to the first batch and without stirring add 1/4 tsp of baking soda on the lemon juice. Give it a quick stir.
-Quickly pour the batter into the plate or thali.
-Sprinkle some ground black pepper and cover it.
-Let it steam for 10-15 mins on a full flame.
-After 15 mins check on the dhokla. once they are ready apply a little bit of ghee on the top. 
-Remove from flame and let it cool.
-Cut the dhokla into small squares, separate them.
-Serve them hot and fresh with your favorite chutney

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