Tamatar Dhokli No Shaak (Tomato & Dhokli’s Vegetable)



  • Water as required
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder (for dhokadi)
  • 2 pinch turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander-cumin powder (dhaniya-jeera powder)
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1 cup tomato (tamatar) (finely diced)
  • 1 tbsp rai (mustard seeds)
  • 1 tbsp red chilli powder (for seasoning)
  • 1 cup besan (gram flour)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 pinch hing


  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. Now add hing and 1 pinch turmeric powder to it.
  3. Lower the flame and add water (1 cup) to it.
  4. Bring it to a boil.
  5. Then add salt, besan and bit chilli powder to it.
  6. Keep on mixing it continuously.
  7. When the mix starts to leave the edges of the pan remove from flame.
    Note: If lumps are formed no problem.
  8. After removing from heat directly transfer the prepared mix to a plate which is greased with oil and spread it evenly with oil greased spoon.
  9. Cool it, and then cut cubes of it.
  10. Take another pan, heat oil in it.
  11. Now add rai and a pinch of hing (for better digestion) to it.
  12. When rai crackles add chopped tomato, chili powder, turmeric powder, and salt.
  13. Cook for few seconds and then add bit water to it.
    Note: If bit besan mix is remaining in pan mix it with water and you can add this instead of water at this stage.
  14. Let tomatoes cook well.
  15. Now add dhokli to tomato-curry.
  16. And cook curry for few seconds.
  17. Add coriander leaves and dhaniya-jeera powder to it.
  18. And cook till gravy thicken up or comes to desired consistency.
  19. Remove from flame.

Serve with roti, rice or as per your desire.

Khud Khao, Sabko Khilao 😀



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