“Pachakam” means cooking in kerala and Pachakam.Com welcomes you to the magnificent world of easy and healthy Indian cooking with a probe into the fascinating Indian cooking recipes. Cooking is not just about making food but is an art of presenting your culinary skills to those who love food with a different flavor and Indian cooking, by no means is an exception.
Bengal gram flour with other ingredients
Published On: 13 May 2012
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
hindi: Cheeni / Shakkar
telugu: Allam / Allamu / Sonthi
kannada: Shunti / Alla / Ashi Shunti / Ardraka
hindi: Adrak / Adu / Soonth
Gujarati: Aadu / Soonth
Urudu: Adrak / Adhrak
Bengali: Laban / Noone
English: Cumin Seeds
tamil: Seerakam / Jeerakam
telugu: Jeelakara / Jidakara / Jikaka
hindi: Jeera / Jeeru / Safaid Jeera / Zeera / Shimai Shombu
Bengali: Jeera / Zeera / Safed Jira
Gujarati: Jeeru / Jiru / Safed Jiraun
Konkani: Jeerey / Jeren
Marathi: Jeera / Jeregire
Oriya: Jira / Jeera
malayalam: Nalikeram / Thenga
telugu: Kobbari Kaaya
Gujarati: Naliyer / Nariyal
Punjabi: Gola / Nariyal
English: Cilantro / Coriander Leaves
tamil: Kothamalli Ilai / Malli Ilai
malayalam: Kothamalli Ila / Malli Ila
telugu: Kothimeera / Kothamalli Kooraku
kannada: Kottambari Soppu
hindi: Hara Dhania Ke Patte / Dhania Patha
Bengali: Dhonay Patha
Gujarati: Kothmir / Dhana
Konkani: Kottambari Pallo
Oriya: Dhania Patra
Punjabi: Hara Dhania
For preparing dhokla, in a bowl, mix in bengal gram flour and water. Make it into a lump free thick batter(same as idli`s batter).
Add in salt, sugar, turmeric powder, ginger and green chilly paste. Mix well and keep it aside for 10 minutes.
In a deep pan, pour 2 glasses of water.
Take a round plate and add two spoon of oil. Keep the plate on the pan and allow it to heat.
Meanwhile mix eno in the batter and stir well for 5 minutes.
After the plate is heated, pour the gram flour mixture in the plate and close it with a lid. Allow it to steam for 15 minutes.
Remove it from the flame after 15 minutes and allow it to cool.
Heat oil in a vessel, splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
Then toss in the grated coconut and coriander leaves. Pour this onto the dhokla¦s.
Dhokla is ready. Cut it into 1 inch pieces and serve with mint chutney.
Flour with coconut and jaggery
Chakka Appam is an authentic snack of Kerala. Chakka Appam i...
Spiral cutting in potatoes is a surprisingly simple alternat...
Kofta, a fried veggie ball which is served with gravy for ro...
Tapioca Manchurian is an Indian Chinese fried Tapioca food i...
Nizana Shammas is a hosewife who has lots of interest n cooking. She is an expert in providing various traditional recipes.
Renukadevi Kumanan is a well versed person in providing varities of South Indian recipes and also some modern recipes. She used to try varities of recipes from different cuisines.
Sign up to receive email updates for New Recipes/Special Announcements