Green Peas Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )

Green Peas Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks  )

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green peas dhokla are easy and delicious dhoklas that are made nutritious by the addition of green peas, which are full of fibre and also impart a nice green colour.

The batter of matar dhokla is made with the besan, green peas purée, salt, powdered sugar, ginger- green chilli paste, citric acid-water mixture and water. It is poured into a greased thali and steamed in a steamer till done. Finally, a tempering of mustard seeds, green chillies and asafoetida in oil is poured over the dhokla. Garnishing the green dhokla with coriander and coconut gives a truly traditional touch.

Besan is a versatile ingredient that is used to make most farsaans. Here it is used to thicken the batter in green peas dhokla . Citric acid crystals are added to this Gujarati snack recipe to impart the required tanginess to this dhokla. You can use lemon juice instead if you wish to.

Remember to use your hands to mix the batter, else the lumps won’t break and won’t cook well too.

Serve green peas dhokla immediately with green chutney.

Enjoy green peas dhokla recipe | matar dhokla | Gujarati snack recipe | green dhokla | with video given below.

Green Peas Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks ) recipe - How to make Green Peas Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients


For Green Peas Dhokla
1 cup green peas puree , refer handy tip
1 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
salt to taste
2 tbsp powdered sugar
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/2 tsp citric acid (nimbu ka phool) crystals dissolved in 1 tbsp
oil for greasing
1 1/2 tsp fruit salt
1 1/2 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/4 tsp of asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp freshly grated coconut

For Serving With Green Peas Dhokla
green chutney

Method
For green peas dhokla

    For green peas dhokla
  1. To make green peas dhokla, combine the besan, green peas purée, salt, powdered sugar, ginger- green chilli paste, citric acid-water mixture and ½ cup of water and mix well with your hand to get a smooth mixture. Keep aside.
  2. Grease a 175 mm. (7") diameter thali with little oil. Keep aside.
  3. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and add 2 tbsp of water over it.
  4. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
  5. Pour the batter immediately into a greased thali and shake the thali clockwise to spread it to make an even layer.
  6. Steam in steamer for 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Keep aside.
  7. Heat the oil in small pan and add the mustard seeds.
  8. When the seeds crackle, switch off the flame, add the asafoetida and green chillies and mix well.
  9. Add 1 tbsp of water and pour the tempering over the green peas dhoklas.
  10. Cool slightly and cut into square pieces.
  11. Garnish the green peas dhokla with coriander and coconut and serve immediately with green chutney.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Always use your hands while mixing the batter to break the lumps.
  2. To make 1 cup green peas purée, blend 1½ cups fresh green peas in a mixer till smooth. Keep refrigerated till use.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy226 cal
Protein8.5 g
Carbohydrates30.5 g
Fiber6.3 g
Fat7.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium30 mg
Green Peas Dhokla Video by Tarla Dalal

Reviews

Green Peas Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 08 Jan 15 03:54 PM
5

A good steamed snack with fibre rich green peas. Best enjoyed hot.
Green Peas Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 13 Mar 12 09:21 PM
5

I have tried this recipe many times and with excellent results.Thanks to mrs dalal for the same.
Green Peas Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 02 Jan 12 09:08 AM
5

Green Peas Dhaokla is very good recipe by all means, good taste, good texture, easy and fast to make I made it for break fast It turned out very well Just perfect tase Every body liked it It is a very good option for our taditional Khaman Dhokla and Healthy too It can be replaced with other farsan in our gujarati Full course meal
Green Peas Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 19 Dec 11 07:15 PM
5

how to make green peas puree and what is that,'refer handy tip',quoted in the ingredients.......
Green Peas Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 29 Nov 11 04:52 PM
5