Dhokla sushi is a fusion dish made in India. It uses the technique of making Japanese sushi but substitutes idli batter for sticky rice. As it is Indian-style sushi, thereby it is replicating some elements of the Gujarati dhokla also! If you are fond of trying new and inventive dishes, give this recipe a go! 

This recipe can be prepared in an hour and a half. Be sure to prep before starting the process!  
 Ingredients

 Sushi Base 
 - 1 cup readymade Idli mix  

- 1 cup curd  

- 1/2 cup water 

- 1 tbsp black sesame seeds 

- 1 tbsp white sesame seeds 

- 1 tsp finely ground coconut 

- 1 tsp mayonnaise 

- 1/2 green capsicum 

- 1/2 red capsicum  

 

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Paste 

- 1 tomato  

- 1 tsp red chilli powder 

- 1 tsp ralt  

- 3 garlic cloves 


Method
 - Using a whisk, mix the idli mix with curd to make the sushi base.  

- Slowly start adding water so the batter has a thin consistency.  

- Now let it rest for 15-20 minutes.  

- Pour the batter into a dhokla thali.  

- Pour water into a dhokla stand and boil.  

- Put the thali into the dhokla stand.  

- Cover with a lid and steam for 10 minutes 

- Empty the steamed batter from the lid and into a plate.  

- Wait for it to cool down.  

- Meanwhile, grind all the filling ingredients to make a paste.  

- Take a rectangular piece of cling wrap, and grease it with oil.  

- Sprinkle finely ground coconut, black and white sesame seeds on the foil.  

- Now place a thin disc of the sushi base on the foil.  

- Spread mayonnaise, garlic chutney, red and green capsicum slices.   

- Start rolling the foil from one end, making sure that the base does not break.  

- Do not roll the cling in between the base. 

- Leave it aside for 5 minutes.  

- Unfold the cling, and cut the dhokla sushi in pieces.  

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