How to make Rajma Dhokla -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Red Kidney Beans,

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Rajma Dhokla

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Rajma Dhokla Recipe

  • Red Kidney Beans soaked overnight 300 grams

  • Ginger-green chilli paste 2 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ghee for greasing

  • Fruit salt 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1½ teaspoons

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 teaspoon + for sprinkling

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Paneer (Cottage cheese) grated ½ cup


Step 1

Grind together rajma and ginger-green chilli paste. Adding little hot water at a time.

Step 2

Transfer the mixture into a bowl, add sugar and salt and mix. Keep aside for 5-10 minutes.

Step 3

Heat sufficient water in a steamer. Grease a plate with ghee.

Step 4

Add fruit salt to the mixture and pour it into the greased plate. Place the plate in the steamer and steam for 12-15 minutes.

Step 6

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add mustard seeds and when they splutter add 1 tsp crushed black peppercorns. Pour this tempering over the dhokla.

Step 7

Spread lemon juice and paneer over it and sprinkle some crushed black peppercorns.

Step 8

Cut and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.