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Green Dhokla (Hara Bhara Dhokla)

Meera Girdhar
0 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Green Dhokla (Hara Bhara Dhokla) RECIPE

I just thought to give our normal Dhokla a healthy twist by adding few greens to it like green peas, spinach, fenugreek and coriander leaves so that we can feed our kids with a healthier option....

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Others
  • Gujarat
  • Steaming
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 Cup chick pea flour ( besan)
  2. 1 Cup spinach ( palak)
  3. 1 Cup fenugreek leaves ( methi)
  4. 1/2 Cup green peas
  5. 2 Green chillies
  6. 2 Tablespoon coriander leaves
  7. 1 Tablespoon ginger garlic
  8. 1 Tablespoon cooking oil
  9. 1 Tablespoon sugar
  10. Salt to taste
  11. 1 Tablespoon fruit salt
  12. Water to make a smooth paste
  13. For Garnishing :
  14. 1 Tablespoon cooking oil
  15. 1 Teaspoon mustard seeds
  16. Few curry leaves
  17. 2 Tablespoon peanuts
  18. 2 Green chillies
  19. 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds
  20. Pinch of hing (asafoetida)


  1. In a pan boil water, add green peas, fenugreek leaves and spinach to this. Cook for 5 minutes. Now transfer this into a strainer and run under cold water
  2. Now take a mixer add blanched green peas, fenugreek leaves, spinach, green chillies, coriander leaves, ginger garlic and 1 teaspoon of salt and blend this mix.
  3. Add water to this mixture and make a smooth paste
  4. Now add fruit salt to this smooth mixture and gently mix it again
  5. Take Dhokla plates, grease with cooking oil. Pour the mixture into the greased plates. Steam the Dhokla mixture for 7 to 10 min.
  6. Remove the Dhoklas from heat, demould the Dhokla & cut into diamond shapes.
  7. Now prepare tempering for the Dhoklas in a pan, heat oil add mustard seed, pinch of asafoetida, now add curry leaves, green chillies, peanuts and sesame seeds.
  8. Enjoy a healthy and green treat .......

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bhairavi pabari
bhairavi pabari   May-24-2016

Add the green mixture to besan and then add fruit salt???

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