Breakfast

Holi Special – Marble Sooji or Rava Dhokla

Holi is also known as the festival of colors in India. It is also referred to as the festival of love and compassion. Celebrations are typically marked by the splashing of colors on family and friends. It is a spring festival and perhaps the happiest and most colorful religious festival of the Hindus.
Marble Sooji Dhokla is made of sooji with all natural color. I used beetroot for pink color, turmeric for yellow color, palak or spinach for green color.

Ingredients :

White Batter –
Sooji or rava – 1/2 cup
Curd – 1/2 cup
Finely chopped green chili – 1
Half lemon juice
Salt to taste
Eno – 1/2 tsp

Pink Batter –
Sooji or rava – 1/2 cup
Beetroot Puree* – 1/2 cup
Finely chopped green chili – 1
Half lemon juice
Salt to taste
Eno – 1/2 tsp

Green Batter –
Sooji or rava – 1/2 cup
Palak or spinach Puree* – 1/2 cup
Finely chopped green chili – 1
Half lemon juice
Salt to taste
Eno – 1/2 tsp

Yellow Batter –
Sooji or rava – 1/2 cup
Curd – 1/2 cup
Turmeric – 1/2 tsp
Besan – 1 tbsp
Finely chopped green chilli – 1
Half lemon juice
Salt to taste
Eno – 1/2 tsp

Tempering :
Mustard seeds or Rai – 1/2 tsp
White sesame seeds – 1 tbsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Water – 1/4 cup

Oil for greasing dhokla pan.

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Colorful Breakfast In making

Method :

  1. Make a smooth paste with the ingredients mentioned under different batters. Let them rest for 30 minutes.
  2. Keep 2 cups of water in a deep kadhai and put a stand in it. Cover it and let it boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Keep greased pan ready. Now add eno followed by 1 tsp of water and mix batter quickly.
  4. Now put the prepared colorful batter in the greased pan one by one. Tap the pan. Steam for 18 – 20 minutes.
  5. Check with a toothpick if it cum out clean then it’s done.
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Colorful Sooji Dhokla

For Tempering:

Heat oil in a small pan. First, add the mustard seeds. Let them pop first. Then add sesame seeds and allow to crackle. Add 1/4 cup of water in the tempering. Boil for 1 minute. Switch off the flame.
Spread tempering over dhokla and cut into the desired shape and enjoy.

Happy Holi

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Marble Sooji Dhokla

Tip :
* Boiled 1 medium size Beetroot. Chopped it and boiled with 1/2 cup of water. Grind it.
* Boiled Palak and after boiling immediately add boiled palak into cold water. It helps to retain its bright green Color. Grind it.

 

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