How to make Dal Dhokli -

Strips of whole wheat flour or dhokli cooked in a sweet, tangy spiced dal.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Split pigeon peas, Whole wheat flour (atta) dough (गूंदा हुआ आटा)

Cuisine : Gujarati

Course : Dals and Kadhis

For more recipes related to Dal Dhokli checkout Amti, Dal Lucknowi, Sambhar, Sambhar . You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Urad Dal Kadhi Moong Masoor ki Dal Varan Phal - SK Khazana Kashmiri Dal

Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli Recipe Card


This delicious Gujarati speciality makes a hearty meal. Strips of whole wheat flour dough or dhokli cooked in a simple toor dal preparation which is sweetened with jaggery and spiced with a delicious mix of spices. The sweet, tangy and spicy flavours of this one pot meal will definitely be a hit at your home.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dal Dhokli Recipe

  • Split pigeon peas 3/4 cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) dough 3/4 cup

  • Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 2 pinches

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Peanuts 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Kokum petals 3

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 3/4 teaspoon

  • Whole dry red chillies broken 2

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 4

Cut into thin strips. Add salt, remaining turmeric powder, peanuts, kokum, jaggery and the remaining red chilli powder to the dal and stir.

Step 5

Add the dough strips and let it cook on medium heat. Do not stir too much or the dough strips may break.

Step 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.

Step 7

Let it simmer for five minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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