Kale and Dhokli Soup
While leafy vegetables are full of vital nutrients, they can make a wholesome meal if combined with grains. Chef Gautam Mehrishi combines Kale and Amaranth leaves with gram flour to make a popular Gujarati snack Dhokli.
Kale and Dhokli Soup

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-12-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 6-10 Min


  • FOR Kale and Dhokli Soup
  • 1 bunch of kale leaves
  • Amaranth leaves
  • 1 - 2 drops olive oil
  • 3 - 4 ice cubes
  • 1 tbsp tomato puree
  • 10 - 12 finely chopped green beans
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Water as required
  • FOR dhokli
  • 3/4 cup chickpeas flour
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds, Fennel seeds, Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • Water
  • 3/4 tsp mustard oil
  • FOR garnish
  • Finely chopped ginger
  • Kale & amaranth leaves


  1. 1

    Chop the kale leaves In a heated pan, add water, olive oil, salt Add kale and amaranth leaves and let it boil.
  2. 2

    Add the boiled kale and amaranth in a blender jar Add ice cubes and blend it.
  3. 3

    For dhokli, in a bowl, add chickpeas flour, cumin seeds powder, fennel seeds powder, turmeric powder, a pinch of asafoetida, red chilli powder, finely chopped green chilli, cumin seeds, salt as per taste Add baking soda, finely chopped ginger, mustard oil and mix it well.
  4. 4

    Add water as required and mix again Make small balls of dhokli using a spoon and add it in the soup of amaranth and kale leaves for cooking Add the blended mixture and mix again.
  5. 5

    Add tomato puree, finely chopped green beans and let it cook.
  6. 6

    For serving, add the boiled kale and amaranth leaves in the bowl Add the soup and garnish it with finely chopped ginger, kale & amaranth leaves and serve the soup hot.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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