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Tricolor Dhokla | Tiranga Dhokla | Happy Republic Day | Recipe No. 76

Today is 69th Republic Day of India. Happy Republic Day to all my blogger friends.

To mark this occasion I have made Tricolor Dhokla. What Tricolor means. Tricolor consists of three colors i.e. Saffron (Upper Layer), White (Middle Layer) and Green (Lower Layer). Each color has its own significance.

Upper Layer i.e. Saffron Color symbolizes Strength and Courage of Country. Middle Layer i.e. White Color symbolizes Peace and Truth. Middle Layer has one Chakra i.e. Ashok Chakra. Lower Layer i.e. Green Color symbolizes Fertility, Growth and Auspiciousness of the Land.

Tricolor Dhokla is very delicious lip smacking snack recipe which is very easy and simple to make. No artificial color has been added to dhokla. Colors given to dhokla are from easily available ingredients at our home.

Other Tricolor Recipes on my Blog

  1. TRICOLOR SANDWICH – Recipe No. 4

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Serving – 25-30 pieces of Dhokla

Ingredients –

  1. Suji (Semolina) – 3 Cups
  2. Curd – 3 Cups
  3. Salt to taste
  4. Baking Soda – 1 ½ Tsp. (1/2 Tsp. for each)
  5. Water – ¾ Cup
  6. Red Chilli Powder – 2 Tsp.
  7. Turmeric Powder – 1 Tsp.
  8. Mint & Coriander Chutney – 5 Tbsp.
  9. Oil for Greasing + 1 ½ Tbsp. for Batter (1/2 Tbsp. for each)
  10. Oil for Tadka – 5 Tbsp.
  11. Mustard Seeds – 1 Tbsp.
  12. Curry Leaves – 10-12 Nos.
  13. Roughly Chopped Green Chillies – 5 Nos.


Instructions –

  1. Take suji in a bowl and add in curd and mix.
  2. Keep batter aside for 25 mins.
  3. After 25 mins. add salt in batter and adjust the consistency of it by adding water.
  4. Divide batter equally into three portions.
  5. Add ½ tbsp. of oil in all portion of batterCollageMaker_20180126_023535894.jpg
  6. For green color, add mint and coriander chutney to one portion of batter and mix.
  7. Add ½ tsp. baking soda and mix and transfer batter to greased plate and steam it for 5 mins.
  8. For white color, just add ½ tsp. baking soda to another portion of batter and mix and with the help of spatula spread it evenly on steamed green color and steam it for 5 mins.
  9. For orange color, just add red chilli powder and turmeric powder to third portion of batter and mix and add ½ tsp. baking soda and mix it again.
  10. Again with help of a spatula spread orange color mixture evenly on steamed white color and steam it for 10 mins.CollageMaker_20180126_023507548
  11. After 10 mins. just check with the help of knife whether dhokla is prepared. Just insert knife in it and if it comes out clean that means dhokla is ready and if not then steam it for few more mins.
  12. Allow dhokla to cool down completely and cut it into pieces.
  13. For Tadka – heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, curry leaves and roughly chopped green chillies.
  14. Drizzle tadka on dhokla and Serve.CollageMaker_20180126_023642845.jpg

Notes –

  1. If your red chilli powder is not too hot and spicy then you can add more of it and if it is too hot and spicy then reduce its quantity and increase turmeric powder quantity.
  2. If you don’t have steamer then you will require four utensils – Deep bottomed vessel, stand, greased plate and cover (which can be anything)
  3. Just fill 3-4 cups of water in a deep bottomed vessel. Put stand in it. Place greased plate on stand and cover it.

Just try this recipe and share your feedback with me.

Happy Cooking!

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