Rava Dhokla is a light and healthy evening snack which is very easy to make. Rava which is also known as sooji or semolina. Rava or Semolina is made up of durum wheat which means it keeps you full for a longer period of time and prevents you from overeating. Rava Dhokla is made within 15 minutes (excluding soaking time), so it’s perfect breakfast recipe. I have already posted dhoklas recipes made with Rava – Spinach Rava Dhokla, Marble Rava Dhokla, Mango Rava Dhokla, Green Mango Rava Dhokla.
Healthy And Light Evening Snack – Rava Dhokla
Fine Rava – 1 cup
Curd – 1/2 cup
Water – 1 cup
Oil – 1 tbsp
Eno – 1 tsp
Lemon juice – 3 tbsp + 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds or Rai – 1/2 tsp
White Sesame seeds – 1 tbsp
Curry leaves – 4-6 leaves
Oil – 1/2 tbsp
Water – 4 tbsp
Chopped green chili – 1
- Mix all ingredients except Eno and keep aside for 10 minutes.
- Keep 2 cups of water in a deep kadhai and put a stand in it. Cover it and let it boil for 5 minutes.
- Now add Eno in a dhokla batter and pour 1 tsp of lemon juice over it. Mix it well.
- Pour batter into a greased dhokla pan and steam for 15 minutes. Check with a toothpick if it cum out clean then it’s done. Allow it cool down.
- Heat oil in a small pan. First, add the mustard seeds. Let them pop first.
- Add curry leaves and white sesame seeds, and allow to crackle. Then add chopped green chili. Now add water, let it boil for 1 minute. Switch off the flame.
- Spread tempering over dhokla and cut into the desired shape and enjoy.
- Enjoy with green chutney or sauce.
1. If you don’t have fine sooji just grind normal sooji into the mixer.
2. If dhokla doesn’t turn out spongy it may be for the following reasons:
- When the batter has not enough moisture.
- Keeping the batter for a long time after adding Eno.
- Steaming on high flame for a long time.
- If Rava is not properly soaked the dhokla will not be spongy.