Dakor Na Gota is an age-old recipe that hails from the village of dakor in Gujarat.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes. Cooking Time: 15 minutes. Serves 4. 1 cup besan (bengal gram flour) ½ cup semolina (rava) 1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) ½ tsp turmeric powder (haldi) 1 tsp chilli powder ½ tsp garam masala 1 tsp fennel seeds (saunf) 1 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds 1 tbsp sesame seeds (til) ½ tbsp white pepper powder A pinch soda bi-carb 2½ tbsp sugar 1 tsp lemon juice 3 tbsp hot oil 2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania) Salt to taste Oil for deep-frying For serving Khajur imli ni chutney 1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl along with ½ cup of water and mix well to make a batter of dropping consistency. 2. Keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes. 3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, whisk the batter vigorously and put spoonfuls of batter in oil and deep-fry a few at a time on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. 4. Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with khajur imli ni chutney.