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Moong Dal Dhokla

Moong Dal Dhokla

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 5

Cook Time : 20

Total Time : 25

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • Soaked moong dal/ moong beans 1 cups

  • Gram flour/ besan 1/3 cups

  • Curd/ dahi 1/2 cups

  • Sugar/ cheeni 1 tbsp

  • Lemon juice/ neembu ras 1 tbsp

  • Salt 1/2 tsp

  • TADKA PREPARATION - Oil/ tel 1 tbsp

  • Mustard seeds/ raai 1 tsp

  • Asafoetida/ hing 1 pinch

  • Chopped green chilies/ hari mirch 4 nos

  • Chopped coriander leaves/ dhaniya patti 1 tbsp

  • water/ pani -for tadka plus+for steaming dhokla 4 cups

  • Eno 1/2 tsp

  • Baking Powder 1/2 tsp

  • Sugar/Cheeni 1 tsp

  • Lemon Juice/Neembu RaS 1 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    Drain water from soaked moong dal and grind it by adding besan, curd, sugar, lemon juice and salt. Make a smooth batter for dhokla.

  • 02

    Add baking powder, eno & mix gently. Bubbles will come in the mixture.

  • 03

    Boil 3 cups of water in a thick and wide pan.

  • 04

    Grease dhokla maker stand with oil and pour the batter into it. Put this stand in the pan.

  • 05

    Steam the batter covered for around 12-15 minutes on a high flame.

  • 06

    Check the cooked dhoklas by inserting a knife to it. The batter should not stick to the knife.

  • 07

    Switch off the gas flame. Take the dhokla maker stand out of the pan and let it cool down for about 10 minutes.

  • 08

    Cut the dhoklas in small pieces of desired shapes.

  • 09

    Let's prepare tadka - Heat oil in a pan. Add asafoetida, mustard seeds and fresh curry leaves to it.

  • 10

    Once the seeds crackle, add chopped green chilies, water, sugar, lemon juice and salt.

  • 11

    Boil for 2 minutes and then switch off the flame and allow the tadka to cool down.

  • 12

    Pour this tadka on dhokla and garnish with chopped coriander.

  • 13

    Delicious and healthy 'Moong Dal Dhokla' is ready to be served with any chutney.

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