Fansi Dhokli ( Healthy Subzi Recipe)


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Traditionally used in gujarati and rajasthani delicacies, dhoklis made of besan add body to a subzi and enhance its taste.

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Makes 4 servings
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For The Dhoklis
3 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1 tbsp whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
2 pinches carom seeds (ajwain)
1/2 tsp oil
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 tsp oil
1 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
2 cups chopped french beans
1/2 tsp chilli powder
a pinch sugar
salt to taste

For The Garnish
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

For the dhoklis

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and knead into a semi-soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide into 25 equal portions. Press each portion with your thumb to make uniform circular mini dhoklis. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the carom seeds and asafoetida and saute on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the french beans, red chilli powder, sugar, salt and 1 cup of water and mix well. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame till the french beans are almost cooked.
  3. Remove the lid, add the dhoklis and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dhoklis are cooked.
  4. Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values per serving
FatFolic acidCarbohydrateEnergyFibreProteinFibre
3.5 gm. 32.4 mcg. 7.8 gm. 73 kcal. 1.0 gm. 2.4 gm. 1.0 gm
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Mruga DJuly 29, 2014

Simple and easy recipe..made tasty by adding those besan dumplings...something new...

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Reviewed July 29, 2014by Mruga D

Simple and easy recipe..made tasty by adding those besan dumplings...something new...

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