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Vratwale Chawal Ka Dhokla (Navaratri Fasting Special)

A novel dish that differs from the typical fried pakoras and puris. Samwat ke chawal is used to make steamed dhoklas. This recipe for dhokla, a healthful method to break the fast, is spiced with whole red chilies, cumin, ghee, and curry leaves. You won’t be able to resist cooking this unique Navratri dish again after you’ve tried it at home.

Ingredients of Vratwala Chawal Dhokla

  • 3/4 Cup Samwat ke chawal
  • 1 cup Sour yogurt
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • to taste Green chillies paste
  • 1 tsp Sendha namak (rock salt)
  • 2 tsp Oil/ghee
  • 2 Whole dry red peppers
  • 6-7 Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • For garnishing Coconut and fresh coriander, grated

How to Make Vratwala Chawal Dhokla

1.Roast the rice in a pan very lightly and do not let it brown.

2.Prepare the batter by mixing rice, rock salt, chilli paste, ginger paste and yogurt. Leave the mixture to ferment overnight. It should become a bit spongy.

3.Grease a tin with little ghee and transfer the batter into it.

4.Place the tin into the steamer and let cook for 20 minutes.

5.Test if it is done and then let it cool.

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