Chakolya



Ingredients:

  • Wheat Flour: 1 Cup
  • Turmeric Powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Ajwain (Carom Seeds): 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder: To Taste
  • Coarse Coriander and Cumin Powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Finely Chopped Onion: 2 Cups
  • Finely Chopped Tomato: 1 Cup
  • Coarse Ginger, Garlic & Green Chilli Paste: To Taste
  • Coarse Roasted Peanuts Powder: 2 tbsp
  • Curry Leaves: 5-6
  • Cumin and Mustard Seeds: 1 tsp
  • Tamarind Paste or Lemon Juice: 1/2 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Coriander for Garnishing
  • Salt to Taste
  • Ghee or Oil: 1-2 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Mix flour, turmeric powder, ajwain (carom seeds), red chilli powder, coriander - cumin powder, salt very well and knead the dough of this by adding water and some oil. Keep this dough aside for at least 15-20 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan. Add cumin, mustard seeds and curry leaves. When they stop popping add ginger-garlic-green chilli paste. Fry for a minute. Then add chopped onions. Cook them till they become golden brown. Then add tomato and cook them till become soft. Then add cumin - coriander powder, turmeric powder and little bit red chilli powder. Mix well and cook for a minute. Then add tamarind paste, 4-5 cups of water and salt to taste. Bring it to boil.
  3. In mean while make small balls of dough and roll them just like chapati / roti. With the help of knife or pizza cutter cut this roti into square or diamond shape.
  4. Place these squares carefully into boiling mixture. Add peanut powder, cover the pot with lid. Cook for 10 - 15 mins on low flame. Adjust water according to desire consistency.
  5. Garnish with coriander. Serve these hot chakolya with 1/2 tsp of ghee on it.
This is my entry for my Comfort Food for Illness event. 15 days remain to this event so share your favorite comfort food with all.

26 comments:

Parita said...

nice dish..similar to dal dhoklis but without dal :)

Superchef said...

never heard of this before..but sounds very delicious to me with all the spices, ginger, garlic and tamarind!

Priya said...

Very new to me...looks delicious Trupti!

Ushanandini said...

Wow! Chakolya is new to me! It looks colorful and tempting!

Cilantro said...

This recipe is new to me. Thanks for sharing...will try out sometime.

Ashwini said...

This is something new. Looks delicious and lovely color. Yummm

Padma said...

Looks great Trupti and a very new recipe :)

Mangala Bhat said...

Wow! New recipe to me ...must try soon .Thanks for sharing

Sunshinemom said...

I had heard of this but did not know the recipe. Sounds really warm, brothy and tasty!

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Hey Trupti, nice name I am hearing it for the first time though... the dish looks very yummy and healthy too... great color..

Vani said...

Sounds delicious!

A2Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

First time here, nice blog and interesting recipe

Suparna said...

hi Trupti,
This dish is new to me. The ingredients nadn the method sounds interesting. I'll try this one sometime. Thanks for the recipe and a tempting pic :)
TC

Prathibha said...

Lovely meal...This sounds similar to Dal dhokli..

Pooja said...

Nice post trupti..Quick and easy too..Looks yummy..

Chitra said...

very new to me:)looks good!

Chitra said...

looks yummm:)

rekhas kitchen said...

very helthy recipe for the event looks yum

Vishali said...

that looks yum and delicious dear.

5 Star Foodie said...

I've never had this before - sounds excellent!

Usha said...

Trupti this sounds very unique and delicious, I am looking forward to trying this....

Trupti said...

Thank you Parita. Yes, it's similar to dal dhoklis but withput dal.

Thank you very much SC, Priya, Usha, Cilantro, Ashwini,Padma, Vani. Do try this recipe & let me know.

Welcome to my blog, A2Z VC. I am glad you liked the recipe. Keep visiting.

Thank you Suparna, Pratibha, Pooja, Chitra, Vishali.

Vrinda said...

Never heard of this dish before Trupti..liked the last part ,serving with ghee,thanx for sharing,will giv it a try

Valarmathi said...

This is new to me. The dish looks yummy.

Khaugiri said...

I just love it!!!!!!!! We call it as Varan fal. I have also posted this in Khaugiri.

Sunita said...

Interesting & new Recipe. Will try it soon.