Moong dal dhokla | How to make Moong dal dhokla

By Kanwaljeet Chhabra  |  7th Apr 2016  |  
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About Moong dal dhokla Recipe

Dhokla is a famous cuisine of Gujrat. Traditionally it is made with various types of flour like gram flour, rice flour or suji. But the moong dal dhokla recipe is a little bit different. It has been made with soaked fresh moong dal. Dhokla is a great low calorie option for snacks .

Moong dal dhokla

Ingredients to make Moong dal dhokla

  • 3/4 cup yellow moong dal
  • 2 tbsp curd
  • 2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
  • 2 tsp oil
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp eno salt
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • For tempering:
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tsp besan flour
  • Few curry leaves

How to make Moong dal dhokla

  1. First soak the moong dal for about 3 hours in enough water.
  2. After this time, drain and wash the moong dal. Take a grinder add the soaked moong dal with 2 tbsp of water, grind it well to get a smooth texture.
  3. Now add curd, ginger-green chilli paste, besan flour, turmeric powder, oil and salt as per taste. Mix all the ingredients well together.
  4. Now grease the thali or pot. Add fruit salt to the moong dal batter, then pour in lemon juice and mix it gently.
  5. Pour this mixture on a greased pot or thali. Steam it in a steamer for 15 about minutes. Then let it cool.
  6. To prepare the tempering, take a small pan and put oil. When the oil is getting hot, add the mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves. Pour this tempering on the dhokla.
  7. Serve it with green chutney.

My Tip:

After adding the fruit salt, bubbles starts forming at that time immediately pour the batter onto the greased thali.

Reviews for Moong dal dhokla (9)

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DIVYA Khedkar2 years ago

very nicely u had written the recipe........every step is written properly i can imagine the recipe.....will definitely make it

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Sheeba Bedi3 years ago

These dhoklas look so beautiful dear!

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