Varan Fal/Daal Dhokli/Mutkule


Daal Dhokli, a famous dish of Gujarat is also known as Varan Fal or Mutkule in Maharashtra. It is not only healthy but is a must dish for lentil lovers. The ingredients to make them is generally always available in every kitchen.

Ingredients :

For daal :
1 cup toor daal
1 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 tbsp tamarind paste
1 tbsp jaggery
2 cups of water

For dry roasting and grinding :1 tbsp sesame seeds
1 tbsp dry coconut
2-3 dry red chilies
1 cinamon stick
1 black cardamom
2 green cardamom
1 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds

For tempering :
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
Pinch of hing

For garnishing :
1 tbsp green coriander leaves chopped
1-2 green chilies chopped
1 tbsp ghee

For the dhokli :
1.5 cups wheat
½ cup besan
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp ajwain
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
Water for kneading

Method to cook :
Boil daal in pressure cooker with salt and turmeric powder .
Mash daal properly.
Knead wheat flour and besan with other ingredients. Keep Aside for 10 minutes.
Roll out into chappatis and cut into small squares.
Heat oil in a pan. Add hing .Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds .
Add the mashed daal to the pan. Add jaggery, tamarind paste and the ground spices.
Once daal starts boiling, add the small chappati pieces.
Add 1 cup of water and keep boiling for 10 minutes more.
Garnish with coriander leaves and green chilies.
Serve with desi ghee.

9 comments:

  1. Very new and different dish...am sure must be very tasty as nice ingredients are used in it...

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  2. I am not a big fan of dal-dhokli but my hubby loves it!

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  3. Absolutely new and unique dish. Wonderful, yummy, tempting and tasty looking dal.

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  4. This dish is new to me too..Looks very healthy n yummy..

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  5. Woww wat a fabulous dish, looks absolutely delicious and interesting..

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  6. New kind of dish to me...Sounds lovely

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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