Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla | How to make Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla

By Avni Arora  |  5th May 2017  |  
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About Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla Recipe

This is a flourless healthy and nutritious dhokla. For best results give it a soaking time of 7 hrs. This is a soft, spongy, steamed and mouth melting dhokla. Perfect for evening snacks and tiffin. It is a good source of protein.

Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Avni Arora is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla is 10 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 12 minutes. This is recipe of Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla is perfect to serve 4 people. Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla by commenting on this page below!

Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla

Ingredients to make Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla

  • For dhokla batter:
  • Yellow moong dal: 1/2 cup
  • Green chili 1
  • ginger 1 inch
  • Dry red chilli 1
  • salt to taste
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • sugar a pinch
  • curd 2 tbsp (little sour)
  • besan 1 tsp
  • lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • water 1/4 cup or as needed
  • Eno fruit salt 1 small packet
  • For spreading:
  • coconut green chutney or any chutney as needed
  • oil 2 tbsp
  • mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
  • sesame seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Green chilli 2
  • water 4 tbsp
  • lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • For garnishing:
  • coconut powder as needed
  • coriander leaves a handful

How to make Moong Dal Chutney Dhokla

  1. Wash moong dal properly.
  2. Soak it in normal water for 7 hrs. Drain it.
  3. Add the drained dal in a mixer grinder jar.
  4. Add green chilli, ginger and dry red chilli.
  5. Add curd, salt, turmeric powder, besan and sugar.
  6. Now beat it to a smooth batter.
  7. Add water 1 tbsp at a time while beating to a fine batter.
  8. Consistency of the batter should be thick but pouring.
  9. Transfer the batter to a bowl.
  10. Mix it well with spoon for 2-3 min.
  11. Grease dhokla molds.
  12. Add water in the dhokla cooker and heat on high flame.
  13. Add lemon juice in the dhokla batter. Mix well.
  14. Add eno to the dhokla batter. Mix well.
  15. Batter will be foamy.
  16. Now have to work little quick.
  17. Pour batter in all the greased dhokla moulds.
  18. Fill 1/4th of the molds not more.
  19. Place the dhokla molds in the stand.
  20. Place the stand in the dhokla cooker and cover with lid.
  21. Steam on high flame for 12 min.
  22. Switch off the flame.
  23. Take out the dhokla stand from the cooker.
  24. Invert dhokla in the plates.
  25. Let it cool.
  26. For tempering:
  27. Heat oil in a pan.
  28. Add mustard seeds and sesame seeds.
  29. Add green chilli.
  30. Let it splutter for a min.
  31. Switch off the flame.
  32. Add water and lemon juice. Mix well.
  33. Keep aside till use.
  34. Take a serving plate.
  35. Spread coriander leaves on it.
  36. Place 1 dhokla on the serving plate.
  37. Spread chutney on it.
  38. Spinkle coconut powder on it.
  39. Now place 2nd dhokla on the first dhokla over the chutney.
  40. Again spread coconut chutney on top of the 2nd dhokla.
  41. Sprinkle coconut powder on top.
  42. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  43. Pour tempering on the dhokla.
  44. Serve immediately.

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