Surti  Locho


Ingredients (for 3-4 servings)


1 1/2 cup Bengal gram (Chana dal)

1/2 cup Black gram (Urad Dal)

1/2 cup Beaten Rice (Poha)

1 tsp Green Chilly Paste

A pinch of asafoetida

1 tbsp Oil

A pinch of Tumeric Powder 

1 tsp Eno Fruit Salt

Water as Required

Salt to taste

For Garnishing: 

1/2 tsp Black Pepper Powder

1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder

1 tbsp Lemon Juice

1 tbsp coriander finely Chopped

1 Onion - Finely Chopped

2-3 tbsp Fine Sev

Method (How to make Gujarati street food Surti locho)

Soak chana dal and urad dal over night in separate vessels

Soak poha before half an hour.

Drain both these dals. Blend chana dal in a blender and make a coarse paste using some water, if needed

Blend urad dal in the same grinder with water if needed add poha and blend again.

Mix this paste with chana dal paste

Add salt, green chilli paste, turmeric powder and asafoetida in this mixture and mix well

At last, add fruit salt in this mixture and give it a one side stir. Do not mix for a long time

Prepare a steamer or pressure cooker by adding enough (3-4 cups) water in it and put it on a high flame to get steam

Grease a tray or any other utensil with oil, which you can put into the steamer or cooker.

Pour enough mixture in this utensil and make a thick and equal layer of this mixture and put it in the steamer, Sprinkle half of the red chilli powder and black pepper powder.

Close with lid, if you are using cooker remove the vessel and gaskit. Cook for 15-20 minutes on medium flame.

After 15-20 mins check by inserting a knife, if batter doesn't stick to the knife then surti locho is ready

You can serve this by garnishing it with onion, coriander leaves, sev,  Sprinkle some red chilli powder and black pepper powder on it