Friday, January 16, 2009

Instant Corn Dhokla

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 to 20 minutes
Making Approx. 20 pieces

1 cup sweet corn kernels (Makai ke dane)
½ cup curds (dahi)
1 cup semolina (Rawa / Soji)
5 long green chillies
1 small piece of ginger
Salt to taste
1 tbsp fruit salt
¼ tbsp lemon juice
¼ tbsp oil for greasing
¼ cup corn kernels for garnish
Ingredients for temper: 11/2 tbsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp oil
A pinch of asafetida ( Hing)
Step 1: Cut chillies and ginger and combine with the sweet corn and blen in a mixer till smooth.

Step 2: Add curd and blend it.

Step 3: Take the semolina in a bowl and add 1\2 cup water and salt.

Step 4: Add Ginger-green chilli paste and mix well.

Step 5: Just before steaming, sprinkle the fruit salt and lemon juice over it.

Step 6: When the bubbles form, mix gently.
Step 7: Pour spoonfuls of the batter immediately into thali or moulds and shake the thali clockwise to spread the batter in an even layer.

Step 8: Steam in a steamer for 15 to 20 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.

Step 9: Cool slightly and cut into square shape.

Step 10: If you like without oil then serve immediately granished with boiled sweet corn and coriander.

Step 11: Heat the oil in a small vessel.

Step 12: Add mustard seeds when the seeds crackle, add asafetida, mix well. Saute on medium flame foe few seconds.

Step 13: Remove from the flame. Pour this tempering over the dhoklas.

Step 14: Serve hot with tomato ketchup or fresh green chutney.:)

Recipe of tomato ketchup click here.

Recipe of Green coriander leaves chutney click here and here.

Recipe of red chillies chutney click here.

Feel free to grow, follow your life’s path and do as you desire, but whatever you do, do it with love.


meghana said...

Hi Kajal,
Love all your dhoklas, the peas dhokla was great as well!


Sonal said...

I really like all your recipes. Love your website with step by step pictures. It gives a clear idea. I have saved your site as one of my favorites. Thanks for sharing these recipes.

Neha said...

Nice recipe, n a nice blog.
Have visited urs blog quite often, but 1st time commenting, really Gr8Gr8 effort, u have a lots n lots of patience in taking step by step pic., n it really makes understanding easy..
I happened once, that on initial visits i clicked on the blog archieve for yr.2007...And.. my sys hanged..hehe.
But must say, thanx for posting so detailed step by step recipe.

cynthia said...

Dear Kajal,

Been a silent spectator always, had 2 come out of the den and tell u that your blog is rocking.

Hats off 2 u dear for your presentation skills, which many a novice can benefit from it.

I sincerely wish u all the best for your hard work.

With love and regards,

Kajal said...

Hi Meghana,

Thanks for your pleasant words.


Kajal said...

Hi Sonal,

First of all thanks for your nice appreciation and kind words for me. I really admire your comment.

Have a cheerful day!!!

Kajal said...

Hi Neha,

Thanks for you fastidious words and appreciation of my work. blog is hanged your sys!!!! I know my blog take a time to open bcoz of lots of pictures.

Have a great day dear :-)

Kajal said...

Dear Cynthia,

I have great day when I see your comment. One of the master of kitchen always give me time for me is great dear. Big hug to you. Your blog is rocking dear!!! Your presentation is always unique way you know I always love your recipe of photos bcoz it is always a new creative idea to decorate it.

With lots of LOVE
Take Care.

Anonymous said...

Hi kajal,
Very good recipe..Tahnks for sharing..
will try soon and let u know

Anonymous said...

Hi Kajal,
Gr8 recipe. I love dhoklas and u are giving so many varieties of dhoklas. This one looks very nice. Actually I haven't made dhoklas with instant mix becoz I dont buy fruit salt. Want to try this recipe, Can you tell me the substitution for fruit salt?

keep up the good work.


rose said...

Your recipe is good,i don't think i could deny that...but it would be really good if u improve your english,so u can better reach out to ppl like us(an Australian).

Anonymous said...

Hey Kajal,

You have a really nice blog. I tried your corn Dhokla and they came out fantastic. All thanks to your detailed explaination and pictures.

Keep up the good work!!


Anu said...

Hi Kajal,

Absolutely loved your yummy mouthwatering dhoklas :-) Loved browsing thru foood blog. Hats off to your meticulous work.

Let me introduce myself. I am Anu, a novice blogger from My Scrawls.

Do visit my blog (Anu's Kitchen) when u get time. Would be happy to receive your comments:-)

Anonymous said...

Your site looks wonderful. I have just started blogging(veg only).Nice work. DO NOT KNOW(WONDER) HOW TO GET INCLUDE INTO THIS OCEAN OF FOOD BLOGS.THANKS IN ADVANCE

prettywoman said...

HI Kajal,
I made the instant dhoklas over the weekend. Came our very good.
Thanks for sharing this recepie.
It was great.


prettywoman said...

Hi Kajal,

Thanks for sharing the sharing the recepie.
The dhoklas came out very good.
All like it very much.


Anonymous said...

what can i use instead of eno friut salt? --- As i am in usa i am not sure tht i will get it here.

Rajitha said...

long time since i have visited here....not because i forgot ur amazing site...i was just busy. I hope you do not stop blogging!!..the dhokla looks delicious....

payal said...

Dear Kajal,

All the racipies are easy to make like this dhokala,aloo tikki farali,dal dhokali...which I always avoid to make just because of the tidious shown it with pictures so we can easily identify that we are going on right way or not.....thanks a lot....

srivy said...

Hi, Happy Sri Rama Navami!

Lavanya said...

hi kajal,

first time here..amazing blog..nice step by step procedure..i love all your dishes..great chef you are ..

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Anonymous said...

Hi Kajal:
Just want to say "THANK YOU SO MUCH" for this wonderful website and for sharing all your wonderful receipes with us. My passion for cooking has led me to view tons of websites but it is not often that one comes across such a good one as yours. So wishing you well and thank you once again for sharing your talents with us. Looking forward to many more receipes from please do not disappear :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Kajal:
Just want to say "THANK YOU SO MUCH" for this wonderful website and for sharing all your wonderful receipes with us. My passion for cooking has led me to view tons of websites but it is not often that one comes across such a good one as yours. So wishing you well and thank you once again for sharing your talents with us. Looking forward to many more receipes from please do not disappear :)

Avisha said...

I have always liked any kind of doklas.Step by step pics are just great.Gives a good idea as to what is going on.Requires a lot of hard work.Great recipe and great pics too.

Athika said...

I tried this recipe today it came out very good and was yummy. Thats a new recipe making dhoklas with corn. Thanks for sharing.


Swetha said...

i recently came accross your blog and like your blog. i have also started a foodblog recently.keep up your good work and i wish u a very success.


ARUNA said...

wow dhokla looks so yummy and a very neat presentation!

pinkflower said...

Hi Kajal,

I love ur recipes. Corn and peas dhoklas were terrific. Cooking seems sooooo easy with ur step-by-step pictures.


Anonymous said...

Love your cooking

Samiksha said...

Nice dhokla recipe. These all recipes are looking delicious. I also visited rakhi gifting site, it has great gifts for brothers and sisters.

bellybytes said...

great recipe but you can hardly tell the difference between this and the regular dhokla.

Asha said...

Kajal, so good to see you after so long, take care. Yes, 18yrs are long time, so it's natural to find my homeland in a different light but loved meeting family and friends!Hope you start blogging again regularly!

Dhoklas are so fluffy and yummy, will try. See in Sept, busy with vacation and kids' stuff these days!:))

Jyoti said...

Hi Kajal, stumbled on your blog when I was looking for gathiya recipe, and guess what, I could not stop browsing. You have an amazing collection of recipes and amazing photos. I teied the dhokla, and it came out really good... thanks for all the wonderful recipes!

Latha said...

Dear Kajal,

I make excellent dhoklas thanks only to you. Your step-by-step instructions are fool proof. I made this corn dhokla very quick today and they were perfect in texture and taste. Please come back soon....

Shruti said...

Hi Kajal,

I love to check out your recipes, very useful and mouthwatering, keep up the good work, its very useful specially for people like me who is still learning. can you also put recipes like Manchurian and pav bhaji?


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Wow Gold said...

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Anonymous said...

hey kajal,

very good blog...I like all your gujju recipes..But I have a compliant,why r u not posting any additional recipes now. I see only 2 recipes for 2009. Please take some time for more recipes and post them...


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