Saturday, 4 June 2016


Maize dhokla  is made of maize flour perked up with curds and mango puree for tanginess and other masalas for spice.The highlight of the recipe is the mango puree to the batter, which gives mangoy taste to the dhoklas.  Adding fruit salt to the batter before steaming ensures that the  Dhokla is succulently soft, while the coconut gratings enhances the taste! Enjoy this delectable snack with a cup of hot chaai.


Maize flour                                               - ½ cup
Rava / semolina                                     - ¾ cuo
Besan                                                          -  2 tbsps
Raw mango puree                                  - 1 cup
Buttermilk                                                 - 1 cup + 1 cup to take mango puree
Ginger garlic green chilli paste         - 1 tbsp
Salt                                                                 - to taste
Eno fruit salt                                             - 1 ½ tsp


Cooking oil                                               - 2 tbsps
Mustard seeds                                         - 1 tsp
Asafetida powder                                   - ¼ tsp


Freshly grated coconut                       - 2 tbsps
Coriander leaves chopped                 - 2 tbsps
Mango pieces                                           - 5 or 6 pieces


Grate raw mangoes and blend it with one cup of buttermilk and keep aside.
Take a bowl add maize powder, ginger garlic green chilli paste, semolina, besan, salt, mango puree and remaining one cup of buttermilk and keep aside for 30 minutes.
Meantime grease a pan to steam the batter.
If  you feel the batter is thick after 30 minutes add some more buttermilk . should be in idli batter consistency.
Add a ½ tsps of eno fruit salt with one table spoon of water and mix well it with the above batter.
Pour the batter into the greased pan and steam immediately for 15 to 20 minutes.
Mean time heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, asfoetida powder
Allow it to cool and make square pieces and garnish it with seasonings, coriander leaves and grated coconut.
Mango maize dhokla is ready to serve
Serve with coriander chutney or sweet chutney.

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