Dal dhokli recipe , how to make gujarati dal dhokli

Dal dhokli recipe | gujarati dal dhokli:– Dal-Dhokli is the traditional Gujarati recipe.Being a Gujarati, There is no doubt that this recipe is very close to my heart.This is a dish considered as Sunday delights in Most of The Gujarati families. Friends, This is quite Different recipe as a spiced whole wheat Noodles (dhokli) boiled in a pigeon pea stew. This is the most comfort food we have in our Gujarati tradition. This is One-pot meal but it can be served with steamed rice too.


As, i said before, This is a combination of noodles which is Spice up by salt,Red chili  powder, turmeric powder,and a pinch of coriander powder And pigeon pea stew (yellow dal).The combination of these dal and noodles’s flavors makes it unique.

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Recipe card for dal dhokli recipe below:-

Dal dhokli recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins

traditional Gujarati  whole wheat noodle stew recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Gujarat
Author: Priya Jo
for dal:
  • 1 cup toor dal
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp clarified butter (Ghee)
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • a pinch turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • jaggery to taste
  • 1 medium green chili sliced
  • 1 tbsp ginger grated
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 8 curry leaves
  • lemon juice as per taste
  • coriander to garnish
for Dhokli /wheat noodle
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • salt to taste
  • a pinch turmeric powder
  • a pinch red chili powder
  • water to knead dough
for tadka,
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 4 nos curry leaves
  • 2 nos cloves optional
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder for color
  1. First, pressure cook daal with water for 4 whistles.

  2. Now, in a bowl mix all ingredients of dhokli and make a soft dough.

  3. Take a ball of dough and make Roti. Shape doesn't matter but make sure that dough should be spread evenly on surface.

  4. now cut this Roti in diamond shape and keep it aside.

  5. Heat oil in deep pan.

  6. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds, when they crackle add curry leaves,tomatoes,chili ad ginger. saute it for a while.

  7. Add boiled dal into that and season with salt,chili powder,turmeric powder,jaggery. boil them for 2 mins.

  8. Now, in this dal mixture add the diamond shaped noodles and boil them well.

  9. Heat ghee in tadka pan,add 2-3 curry leaves and a pinch of red chili powder.

  10. pour this tadka on Dal.

  11. Garnish with coriander.

  12. Squeeze lemon at the time of serving.

  13. serve hot.

Recipe Notes
  • Serve this dal immediately otherwise your dal becomes soggy.
  • you can use sugar instead of jaggery.

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