Savour this delicious, oil-free, and steamed Gujarati locho for a tea-time snack.
Cuisine

- indian

Cooking Time

-20 Min

Preparation Time

- 10-15 Min

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup amaranth, soaked
  • 1 cup Bengal gram, soaked
  • 2½ tbsp Yogurt, Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 green chillies, chopped, Water as required
  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp baking soda, Water mixed with chopped ginger
  • FOR laddus
  • 1 cup jaggery
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1½ cup puffed rice
  • FOR garnish
  • cherry tomatoes

PREPARATION

  1. 1

    For locho batter, grind soaked amaranth and soaked Bengal gram.
  2. 2

    Add yogurt and mix well.
  3. 3

    Transfer the mixture to a bowl and add salt, turmeric powder, green chillies, yogurt, and water.
  4. 4

    Mix well.
  5. 5

    Keep aside for 5 min.
  6. 6

    Fill small bowls with the gram flour batter.
  7. 7

    To a steamer, add water and chopped ginger.
  8. 8

    Steam locho filled in the bowls.
  9. 9

    For laddus, melt jaggery in a pan.
  10. 10

    Add red chilli flakes and puffed rice.
  11. 11

    Mix well.
  12. 12

    Drizzle oil in a tray and transfer the puffed rice mixture.
  13. 13

    Let the mixture cool slightly.
  14. 14

    Apply oil to palms and make laddus from the mixture.
  15. 15

    Serve locho with laddus.
  16. 16

    Garnish with cherry tomatoes.
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