Pomegranate Quinoa Dhokla

Dhokla is a savory steamed tangy, spicy and sweet Gujarati snack which is famous all over India.  Dhokla is all time our favorite Snack. There are many dhokla recipe, like a, Khaman Dhokla, Rava Dhokla, Veg Sandwich Dhokla, Green Moong Daal Dhokla, Spinach Dhokla and so on.This dhokla recipe is little different with a slight twist to traditional one. Pomegranate Quinoa Dhokla prepared using Quinoa, fresh pomegranate juice with some spices which makes it more healthy with unique taste and beautiful color. Pomegranate juice gives a tangy-sweet taste to the dhokla. Delicious Dhokla can be served with meal or as an evening snack.

Pomegranate Quinoa Dhokla
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Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
17 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
17 Minutes
Pomegranate Quinoa Dhokla
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
17 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
6 People 20 Minutes
Cook Time
17 Minutes
Ingredients
For Tempering
Instructions
  1. Keep all ingredients ready before your start the preparation. Dry roast the Quinoa till slightly golden color. Let it cool down and then grind it to make fine powder. Keep it aside. Make one cup juice from Pomegranate. Keep it aside with grated beetroot.
  2. In mixing bowl, Add Quinoa flour, besan, rava, asafoetida (hing), sugar, Citric acid (limu ka ful), green chili paste, ginger paste, oil, salt and thick curd( yogurt) and mix with using wire mixer. Add Pomegranate juice slowly and make a lump free batter. Once it done, keep it covered for 15 minutes.
  3. Grease two dhokla plate with little oil. Add 3 cups of water in steamer and boil at medium to high heat. Once water comes to boil, add ENO (fruit salt) in dhokla batter and mix it very well.
  4. Immediately, pour the batter in greased plate. Arrange the plate on dhokla stand and place it steamer. Let it cook for 10-12 minutes.
  5. Once its done, remove it from steamer and let it cool down.
  6. To prepare tempering, heat oil in a frying pan. Once its hot add mustard seeds and let it crackle, add sesame seeds and wait till it gets brown color. Add curry leaves and green chili into it and cover the pot as so that it does not splash around. Wait till chili gets brown color. Add 3 tbsp water and 2 tsp sugar and mix. Turn off the heat.
  7. Run a knife around the edge of the dhokla plate and turn the plate up side down and tap to take out the dhokla on a plate. Take first layer of dhokla on a separate plate and apply some mint chutney on the surface. Place second layer of Dhokla on it and pour the tempering over it evenly. Garnish with grated coriander leaves and coconut. Let it rest for 15 minutes before serving.
  8. Cut it into square or diamond shape before serving.
  9. Delicious khatta meetha healthy Pomegranate Quinoa Dhokla's are ready to served.
  10. Enjoy it as a evening snack.
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