Festival Recipes

Vratwala Chawal Dhokla Navratri Special Food

Ingredients to Make Vrat Wala 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 Prepare Vratwala Chawal Dhokla:

Roast the rice in a pan very lightly and do not let it brown.
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.
Grease a tin with little ghee and transfer the batter into it.
Place the tin into the steamer and let cook for 20 minutes.
Test if it is done and then let it cool.

Prepare Seasoning for Vratwala Chawal Dhokla:

Heat ghee in a pan. Add cumin, red pepper and curry leaves. Now pour it over the dhokla.
Cut the dhokla into serving pieces and serve garnished with the coriander and coconut.