Moong Dal Dhokla

Moong Dal Dhokla

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 360

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 385

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • Moong dal - 1cup

  • Ginger grated – 1 ½ tsp

  • Green chilies – 2

  • Turmeric – 1/4 tsp

  • Sugar – 1 tsp

  • Salt - 1/4 tsp or to taste

  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch

  • Oil – 1/2 tbsp

  • Eno fruit salt – 1 tsp

  • For Tempering – Oil – 1 tbsp

  • Water – 1/2 cup

  • Asafoetida - 1/4 tsp

  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

  • Green chilies – 1-2 (chopped or slit)

  • Sugar – 1/2 tbsp

  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp

  • For garnishing – Coriander leaves finely chopped – 1 tbsp

  • Freshly Grated coconut – 1 tbsp

Directions

  • 01

    Wash and soak moong dal overnight or at least 5 hrs

  • 02

    Drain moong dal and transfer into the blender. Add chopped green chilies, ginger. Blend into fine paste.

  • 03

    Add turmeric, sugar, asafoetida, salt, oil. Mix well.

  • 04

    Add water in a steamer or idli cooker. Let it boil. Grease the plate with little oil.

  • 05

    Add Eno salt into the prepared batter. Mix gently and immediately pour into the greased plate.

  • 06

    Steam moong dal dhokla for 15-18 minutes. Insert a knife or toothpick into the dhokla and check if it comes out clean. If it does, that means dhokla is cooked properly.

  • 07

    Let it rest for few minutes. Lose the edges. Take it out. Cut into desired shape

  • 08

    Heat oil in a saucepan. Add mustard and cumin seeds. Let them splutter

  • 09

    Add green chilies. Saute for a few seconds.

  • 10

    Add asafoetida. Mix well.

  • 11

    Add water and sugar. Let the mixture boil for 1-2 minutes. Tempering is ready.

  • 12

    Pour this tempering over the prepared dhoklas. Coat them well with tempering.

  • 13

    Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and coconut.

  • 14

    Serve with mint chutney or green chutney or tomato ketchup.

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