Locho | Surati Locho Recipe

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These days everyone is health freak and wants to eat zero oil food as diet. To have oil free recipe, steaming and baking both are perfect techniques for making easy and tasty recipes.

 

Locho is steamed Gujarati Farsan, Snack or Side Dish originated in Surat. It is made from Gram Flour. The dish derives its name from its loose Consistency and irregular shape like dumplings. It is somewhat related to Khaman. Unlike Khaman it is not served in regular shaped cut pieces. It is often seasoned with oil, butter, Sev, spices, coriander, onion etc.

 

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Locho is widely eaten in Surat city. This farsan is popular as Surti Locho. It is also very popular in Navsari and other regions in South Gujarat, where it is more commonly known as sev khamani.

Here is mine previous list of Indian Street Food April 2018 are

Aloo Tokri Chaat, Besan Bread Toast, Corn Tehri, Dabeli, Easy Shakarkandi Chaat, Fried Matar Chaat , Golgappe Cheese ChaatHare Chane ki ChaatItalian Papri PizzaJhal Muri , Kulhe Ki Chaat

Steaming foods are very healthy and nutritious option. It’s an easiest technique to cook good without using oil. Check our other steamed recipes are Chili Dhokla Sandwich, Cocktail Idli Chaat, Steamed Bafauri, Bread Dhokla and more.

 

 

 

 

What we needed to cook surati locho at home:

1 Cup Bengal Gram

1/3 Cup Split Black Gram

1/3 Cup Poha

2-3 Green Chilies

1″ Ginger, Chopped

Salt to Taste

1/3 Tsp. Turmeric Powder

Black Pepper Powder to Taste

1/4 Tsp. Asafoetida

1 Tbsp. Oil

1 Eno Sachet

Oil for greasing

 

For Garnishing

Sev

Green Coriander

Green Coriander Chutney

Lemon

Fried Green Chilies

How to make Surati Locho at home:

Wash and soak the both dals in water for atleast 4-5 Hours. Drain the excess water and transfer the dals into mixer jar. Now wash and soak the poha also for 5minutes and transfer into mixer jar with dals. Add ginger, chilies, turmeric powder, hing and salt into jar. Grind them till to smooth consistency batter and transfer into separate bowl. Grease the steaming plate with oil. Add eno and oil in batter and mix it. Pour the batter into greased plate and sprinkle black pepper powder. Steam it for 15-20 minutes or till to cook. Transfer the pieces of the locho in serving plate, garnish with lemon juice, chutney, sev and coriander chutney. Serve it immediately.

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Surati Locho

Locho is steamed Gujarati Farsan, Snack or Side Dish originated in Surat. It is made from Gram Flour. The dish derives its name from its loose Consistency and irregular shape like dumplings. It is somewhat related to Khaman. Unlike Khaman it is not served in regular shaped cut pieces. It is often seasoned with oil, butter, Sev, spices, coriander, onion etc.

Course Snack, Street Food
Cuisine Gujarati
Prep Time 5 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 People
Author Preeti Garg

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Bengal Gram/ Chana Dal
  • 1/3 Cup Split Black Gram/ Urad Dal
  • 1/3 Cup Poha
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1" Ginger chopped
  • Salt to Taste
  • Black Pepper Powder to Taste
  • 1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp. Asafoetida/ Hing
  • 1 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1 Eno Packet
  • Oil, for greasing

For Garnishing

  • Sev
  • Fried Green Chilies
  • Green Chutney
  • Lemon Juice

Instructions

  1. Wash and soak the both dals in water for atleast 4-5 Hours. Drain the excess water and transfer the dals into mixer jar.

  2. Now wash and soak the poha also for 5minutes and transfer into mixer jar with dals.

  3. Add ginger, chilies, turmeric powder, hing and salt into jar. Grind them till to smooth consistency batter and transfer into separate bowl.

  4. Grease the steaming plate with oil. Add eno and oil in batter and mix it. Pour the batter into greased plate and sprinkle black pepper powder.

  5. Steam it for 15-20 minutes or till to cook. 

  6. Transfer the pieces of the locho in serving plate, garnish with lemon juice, chutney, sev and coriander chutney. Serve it immediately.

 

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16 thoughts on “Locho | Surati Locho Recipe

  1. I guess locho is the star dish of the day. It looks so tasty and delicious topped with fried chillies and sev.

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