Dal Dhokli

Strips of whole wheat flour or dhokli cooked in a sweet, tangy spiced dal. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Dal Dhokli
Main Ingredients Split pigeon peas, Whole wheat flour (atta) dough
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dal Dhokli

  • 3/4 cup Split pigeon peas
  • 3/4 cup Whole wheat flour (atta) dough
  • 2 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • to taste Salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 pinches Asafoetida
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Peanuts
  • 3 Kokum petals
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Jaggery (gur) grated
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 Whole dry red chillies broken
  • 6-8 Curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Boil dal with one fourth teaspoon turmeric powder and salt in a Wonderchef Secura5 Pressure Cooker till completely cooked. Whisk till smooth.Transfer into a deep pan and heat.
  2. Take whole wheat flour in a bowl. Add gram flour, salt, one fourth teaspoon turmeric powder, half the red chilli powder, one pinch of asafoetida and oil and mix.
  3. Add sufficient water and knead into a stiff dough. Roll the dough into a ball, apply a little oil and roll out as thin as possible into an oval shape.
  4. Cut into thin strips. Add salt, remaining turmeric powder, peanuts, kokum, jaggery and the remaining red chilli powder to the dal and stir.
  5. Add the dough strips and let it cook on medium heat. Do not stir too much or the dough strips may break.
  6. Heat ghee in Wonderchef Inducta Pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, broken dry red chillies, curry leaves and remaining asafoetida and add it to the dal.
  7. Let it simmer for five minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2645
Carbohydrates 12.4
Protein 101.2
Fat 79.8