Savory Cake

Savory Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
4.50 from 2 votes
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Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Brunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Breakfast, Brunch
Recipe Taste: Salty
Servings 4

Ingredients
 

  • 2 cup Sooji
  • 200 gm Green Amaranth Leaves finely chopped green amaranth
  • 1 cup Curd
  • 2 tsp Eno fruit salt enos
  • 1 Ginger grated
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • red chili powder for garnish
  • 1-2 tsp Salt to taste, or as per taste
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1 sprig Curry
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Instructions
 

  • we will first roast the semolina . In a wok, dry roast the semolina until you get a slightly roasted flavor. Roast on medium heat for about 3 to 4 minutes
    Savory Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Once roasted, transfer to a large mixing bowl and keep aside
  • Add the chopped amaranth leaves into the same heavy bottomed pan
    Savory Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • sprinkle some salt and stir-fry the leaves until it becomes soft and cooked
  • Once cooked, allow the amaranth leaves to cool down and keep aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl add the roasted semolina, add the salt, the asafoetida, the cooked amaranth, the ginger, the salt, the teaspoon of oil and yogurt. Add water little at a time and stir to make a thick batter
    Savory Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • rest for about 5 minutes.
  • Preheat a steamer with water on medium-high heat.
  • Grease the Dhokla Plates with oil and pour the Amaranth Sooji batter evenly into the plates
    Savory Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Sprinkle just a little red chilli powder over the batter
  • Place the filled plates in the steamer and steamer on high for 15 to 20 minutes. After turn off the heat and remove the dhokla from the steamer and set aside for 5 minutes before you can cut them into shapes.
    Savory Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Heat a teaspoon of oil in a tadka pan; add the mustard and cumin seeds and allow it to crackle. Add the curry leaves and give it a stir. Turn off the heat.
    Savory Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Drizzle the seasoning over the Amaranth Sooji cake and serve it along with Green Chutney.
    Savory Cake - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

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Bhumika Gandhi
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