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Dal Dhokli



Dal Dhokli is a traditional Gujarati dish made with a combination of wheat flour dumplings cooked in a lentil curry. It is a hearty and comforting one meal dish. Pigoen peas is the most common lentil used for this. It is usually eaten for lunch or dinner and provides all the amino acids that we need.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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split pigeon peas (toor dal)

1 cup

wheat flour

1/2 cup


1/2 cup

purpose flour

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/2 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons

chopped onions

1/2 cup

chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup

chopped green chilies

1/2 cup

chopped cilantro

1/4 cup


2 cups



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together the wheat flour, all-purpose flour, cumin seeds, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, garam masala, sugar, and salt.

Step 2:

Add the oil and mix until it forms a crumbly mixture.

Step 3:

Add the chopped onions, tomatoes, green chilies, and cilantro and mix until everything is well combined.

Step 4:

Add the split pigeon peas and mix until everything is well combined.

Step 5:

Add the water and mix until everything is well combined.

Step 6:

Heat a large pot over medium heat and add the dal dhokli mixture.

Step 7:

Cook for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the dal dhokli is cooked through.

Step 8:

Serve hot with your favorite accompaniments. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 15154 users have chowed down on Dal Dhokli a whopping 24343 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad are the top 5 cities gobbling up Dal Dhokli like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Dal Dhokli, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in october.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Dal Dhokli is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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