Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Dimer Dhokha

Dhokar dalna is a traditional food from Bengal.  It is actually made from lentil. However, my recipe for Dhoka is made from egg and potato. One can also call it  baked egg cake in a gravy. 


For Dhoka
1. Potato -400 gm
2. Eggs – 8
3. Green chillies – 1tsp paste 
4. Cumin Powder -10 gm 
5. Ginger -1tsp(paste)
6. Coriander powder -½ tsp 
7. Turmeric powder -½ tsp
8. Garam masala – ½ tsp 
9. Salt – as per taste 
10. Black Pepper Powder -½ tsp
11. Oil – 50ml (for greasing)

For Gravy 
1. Panch  phoron * – 10gm
2. Onion Paste  - 2tbsp 
3. Ginger paste – 1tsp
4. Garlic Paste  -1tsp
5. Curd -50 gm 
6. Cumin powder -1/2 tsp
7. Coriander powder -1/2 tsp
8. Turmeric Powder – ½ tsp
9. Sugar – as per taste
10. Salt – as per taste 
11. Garam masala – ½ tsp 

*5 spices : consisting of Cumin, brown mustard, Fenugreek, Nigella and Fennel seeds


For Dhoka 

1. Boil potato and mash it properly, there should not be any lumps. Add beaten egg.
2. Mix well and add all powder spices and pour in a greased baking tray and steam it for 20 minutes.
3. Take it out, cool it, cut it into desired shape and keep aside .

For Gravy 

1. Put oil in a pan heat it up, add panch phoran and temper it .
2. 2.Add  onion paste  ,ginger and garlic paste ,cook it .Add powder spices ,tomato ,salt ,sugar and cook it properly.
3. 3.Put baked pieces and cook it for some time to make it soft and juicy.

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the recipe. Shall try it soon.Please tell me how u steamed the 'dhokas.