For this month Indian Cooking challenge – Srivalli chose the dish from Gujarat- Dhokil nu Shaak. I was not sure if I will be able to participate for this month as I was not totally prepared . in the last minute , I made it for dinner.
Besan – 1/2 cup
water – 1 3/4 cup.
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
salt – per taste
Mix the besan , red chilli powder , salt with water to a smooth consistency. Heat a non stick pan and pour the mix . Keep stirring continuously in a low medium flame until the mixture thickens. Pour into the greased plate and allow it to cool. cut into squares and keep it aside and start preparing the gravy.
ingredients for gravy
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp– 2 crushed
turmeric powder – 1tsp
red chilli powder – 1 /2 tsp
Sour cream – 1/4 cup with 1/4 cup water ( Instead of sour cream you can use buttermilk
cumin / coriander powder - 1 tsp
asafoetida – a pinch
oil – 2 tsp
Heat 2 tsp of oil and add mustard seeds , cumin seeds , garlic cloves
once it splutters , add other spices ( turmeric , chilli powder , cumin coriander powder , asafoetida , salt ) and cook for few mins until the flavor blend together,
Now add the buttermilk mixture and dhoklis. Simmer and cook for 5 –7mins.
Serve it immediately.
You can have it roti or even with plain white rice.