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Moong Dal Dhoklas

Moong Dal Dhoklas

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 5

Total Time : 15


Serves 3

  • 1 cup moong dal flour (store bought)

  • 1/4 tsp hing (asafoedita)

  • 1 tsp green chili-ginger crush or paste

  • 1/2 tsp citric acid

  • 1-1/2 tsp Eno/fruit salt

  • 2-1/2 tbsp oil

  • 1 tsp salt or to taste

  • 3/4 cup water or less

  • Tempering: 2 tbsp oil

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds

  • 2 sprigs curry leaves

  • 3 green chilies cut in thin slices

  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander

  • 3 tbsp water


  • 01

    In a bowl, combine moong dal flour, hing, chili-ginger crush, oil, citric acid, and salt to taste.

  • 02

    Little by little add water and whisk to get a smooth consistency.

  • 03

    Grease silicon cupcake moulds with oil.

  • 04

    Now add Eno and give a quick stir to the batter. Tap the bowl gently to break any air bubbles.

  • 05

    Transfer batter to these moulds filling up to 3/4 of the cup.

  • 06

    Place a parchment paper on the microwave glass dish. Place the moulds in the microwave gently.

  • 07

    Cook for 5 minutes on high power. Check for doneness with a toothpick. If toothpick comes out clean, the dhoklas are ready, else cook them further in 30 seconds spurts till done.

  • 08

    Let the dhoklas cool down. Meanwhile prepare the tempering. In a pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds, and once they start popping, add curry leaves, green chillies, and coriander leaves. Toss them around a bit. Add water and switch off the gas.

  • 09

    Remove dhoklas from the moulds. Transfer them to a plate and pour the tempering over them with a spoon.



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