Savour this delicious, oil free, and steamed Gujarati locho for a tea time snack.
Chef Ranveer Brar`s Locho Recipe

- Indian


- 4

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15 Min


  • FOR Locho
  • 1 cup soaked amaranth
  • 1 cup soaked Bengal gram
  • 2½ tbsp Yogurt
  • Salt
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 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
  • Cherry tomatoes


  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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