A special occasion snack that is quick and easy to prepare.
For the Batter
For the Garnish
Mix all the ingredients for the batter and add a little water to obtain a thick batter. Whisk for half a minute. Add lemon juice and baking soda and sprinkle 1 tsp water on top.
Mix the batter very well. Pour the batter into a thali (shallow dish). Steam for 10 minutes and allow to cool. Mash or grind the dhoklas to a coarse mixture.
Heat the tempering pan and add mustard seeds. When they sputter, turn the heat off and add asafoetida and roast. Add garlic paste, sprinkle some water and sauté for a few seconds. Add the dhokla mixture, lemon juice, dry dates’ powder and mix well.
Garnish with coriander and grated coconut. Serve hot.