Curry / Subzi,  Gujarati

Chori-Dhokli

Chori-Dhokli |  A Gujarati Delicacy (Long Bean Curry with dumpling)

 

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One famous dish made in almost all Gujarati family homes ….is Dhokli. It’s a very comforting and filling dish that can be made in many different versions. The actual “Dhokli” which is made up of atta (flour), flavored with seasoning, kneaded in a dough and formed in a small round disc size shape. These “Dhokli’s” can be added into many different Vegetables: Guwar (cluster beans), Papri, French Beans (Fansi) and Dals (Lentils).

 

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Green Long Beans ( Yard Long Beans )

Some of you maybe familiar with the Long bean’s also called Yard Long Bean or Choli (chori). These beans come in many different forms, sizes and are recognized by many different names like bora (West Indies), dau gok (China) or Pole Sitao (Philippines). It’s origin is from Asia, but now is available about all over the world.

In my house Dhokli  is an all time favorite, especially when made with any vegetables is a favorite of my husband and father-n-law. I enjoy making it because …it’s delicious, simple, favorable, nutritious and quick to make.

Small marble size dhokli pieces and flatten disc.
Small marble size dhokli pieces and flatten disc.

 

 

 

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