Gavarfali Bajra Dhokli ( Know Your Flours )


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Gavarfali bajra dhokli, two fibre-rich ingredients – gavarfali (cluster beans) and bajra – come together in this delicious recipe, making it a really healthy treat! serve hot with phulkas. String and boil the cluster beans before use.

Gavarfali Bajra Dhokli ( Know Your Flours ) recipe - How to make Gavarfali Bajra Dhokli ( Know Your Flours )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:    Makes 4 servings


For The Bajra Dhokli
1/2 cup bajra (black millet) flour
1 tbsp whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
2 cups cluster beans (gavarfali) , cut into 25 mm. (1") pieces
salt to taste
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp sugar

For the bajra dhokli

    For the bajra dhokli
  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and knead into firm dough using enough warm water.
  2. Divide the dough into 20 equal portions and shape them into rounds.
  3. Press each portion into a flat circle by pressing between your palms. Cover and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the cumin seeds and carom seeds.
  2. When they crackle, add the cluster beans and salt and sauté on a medium flame for a few minutes.
  3. Add 3 cups of water, ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder and sugar and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes till the cluster beans are soft, stirring once in between.
  4. Add the bajra dhoklis and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes till the dhoklis are cooked. (add ½ cup of warm water if required to adjust the consistency. )serve hot.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy107 cal
Protein3.4 g
Carbohydrates15.9 g
Fiber4.7 g
Fat5.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A216.7 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.7 mg
Vitamin C26.8 mg
Folic Acid82.3 mcg
Calcium75.8 mg
Iron1.6 mg
Magnesium44.3 mg
Phosphorus74 mg
Sodium2.2 mg
Potassium45.8 mg
Zinc0.6 mg