Makka ke dhokle is a very famous winter food in Rajasthani Marwari community. Cornmeal dumplings are usually served with either Urad-chana dal (Split black gram lentil soup) or Panchmel Dal (Five lentil soup), which makes this combination rich in protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates.
Cornmeal Dumplings, Makka ke Dhokle, Marwari, Rajasthani
Calories: 314 kcal
Cornmeal - fine grind
Makkai ka aata
Meethi - fresh chopped
Daikon / radish
Mooli - grated
2 or 3 finely chopped
1 tbsp grated
To knead - I used whey from strained yogurt
Mix all ingredients and Knead the dough with water not too stiff and not too soft.
Divide the dough into small balls and make a thumb impression.
Steam for 15 minutes on a cooktop steamer or for 0 minutes in IP at high pressure setting with natural release. If you don’t have a steamer or IP, you can also use idli plates to steam the dumplings.
Enjoy with Urad-Chana dal, chopped onions, green chutney and jaggery.
Cornmeal Dumplings – Makka ke Dhokle
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.