Dhokla Sushi with Carrots


Dhokla Sushi with Carrots

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Everybody loves Sushi, but it is not easy to make. Sometimes we don’t have the time, sometimes we don’t get the ingredients, and sometimes we are afraid of whether we can handle the sticky rice properly.

Well, this Dhokla Sushi with Carrots is an opportunity for everybody to make and enjoy a homemade sushi-like snack anytime they want! It is a fusion of Indian and Japanese cuisine, in which a dhokla made with idli batter forms the base of the sushi.

The sheet is lined with black sesame seeds and coconut on one side, and layered with carrot strips, cheese and koro sambhar powder on the inner side, before rolling and cutting it up like sushi.

Koro sambhar, a Gujarati spice powder gives the Dhokla Sushi with Carrots a really tongue-tickling flavour, while the contrasting colours of white and orange make the dish a delight to behold. Serve the sushi with Wasabi Mayo Sauce to experience a blast of spice!

When you have more time, try pucca sushi recipes like the Cucumber Sushi and Avocado and Cream Cheese Sushi as well as other Oriental delicacies like the Steamed Wontons .

Dhokla Sushi with Carrots recipe - How to make Dhokla Sushi with Carrots

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 16 pieces
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Ingredients

3/4 cup idli batter
20 carrot juliennes
1 tsp oil
1 tbsp curds (dahi)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp fruit salt
2 tbsp cheese spread
1 tsp koro sambhar
oil for brushing

To Be Mixed Into A Black Sesame-chilli Flakes Mixture
2 tsp black sesame seeds (kala til)
4 tsp freshly grated coconut

To Be Mixed Into A Wasabi Mayo
3 tbsp curds (dahi)
2 tsp mayonnaise
1/2 tsp wasabi sauce

Method
    Method
  1. Combine idli batter, oil, curd and salt in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Pour 1/3 cup of the prepared batter on a greased thali and tap well to spread evenly.
  3. Steam it in a steamer for 3 to 4 minutes or till done. Keep aside.
  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to make one more dhokla thali.
  5. Cool slightly, loosen the edges and remove using a flat steel ladle. Keep aside.
  6. Place a cling film on a clean, dry and flat surface, brush it with little oil and sprinkle half the black sesame-chilli flakes mixture evenly over it.
  7. Place one dhokla sheet over it and spread 1 tbsp cheese spread evenly over it using a butter knife.
  8. Place 10 carrot strips over lapping each other on one side and sprinkle ½ tsp koro sambhar evenly over the carrot strips.
  9. Roll it very tightly, pressing each time while rolling. Make sure you do not roll the cling film while rolling.
  10. Place the rolled dhokla sushi on a clean dry surface and cut it into 8 equal portions using a sharp knife.
  11. Repeat steps 6 to 10 to make one more sushi.
  12. Serve immediately with wasabi mayo.
Nutrient values per piece
Energy491 cal
Protein12.4 g
Carbohydrates33.7 g
Fiber6.7 g
Fat32.7 g
Cholesterol29.4 mg
Vitamin A964.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.4 mg
Vitamin C2.1 mg
Folic Acid28.8 mcg
Calcium240.3 mg
Iron2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium480.7 mg
Potassium195.8 mg
Zinc1.4 mg

Reviews

Dhokla Sushi with Carrots
 on 21 Sep 18 01:22 AM
5

It was amazing i used steamed carrots ....delicious
Tarla Dalal
22 Sep 18 08:40 AM
   Hi Pooja, Thank you so much. Do try more and more recipes and keep sharing your feedback. Happy Cooking!!
Dhokla Sushi with Carrots
 on 29 Oct 17 09:03 AM
3

Rolling a round dhokla patty is a mess. It ends up in uneven rolls and open ends. The patty breaks while rolling if not elastic enough. Tarlaben missed out to mention how thick should be the steamed patty. Imagination is not enough- must combine with high finish, presentable and eatable dishes. I hope you comprehend.
Tarla Dalal
30 Oct 17 07:54 AM
   Hi, You do not have to roll a round dhokla patty, you have to steam in a thali which is round, make sure you follow the exact recipe, we have also given a look and do which explains how to do it. Do try it one more time and let us know how it turned out..Happy Cooking !!
Dhokla Sushi with Carrots
 on 11 Nov 16 10:06 AM
5

Carrot sushi roll.. this recipe is just great.. as a snack.. and as a starter. the carrot is well coated with methi masala.. gives a nice flavour.. This is a must try recipe..