Spicy Moong Dal Dhokla

A quick and appetizing breakfast. All you need to do to make this dish in a jiffy is to soak moong dal in advance.

Spicy Moong Dal Dhokla

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Spicy Moong Dal Dhokla recipe - How to make Spicy Moong Dal Dhokla

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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1 cup moong dal (split green gram) with skin
2 to 3 green chillies
2 tbsp chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
2 tsp besan (bengal gram flour)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 pinches of sugar (optional)
2 tsp oil
salt to taste

To Serve
coriander (dhania) garlic (lehsun) chutney

    Main procedure
  1. Soak the moong dal in water for 3 to 4 hours. Wash it very well.
  2. Blend the soaked dal in a blender with the green chillies and a little water.
  3. Add the fenugreek leaves, gram flour, asafoetida, soda bi-carb, sugar, oil and salt and mix well.
  4. Grease a thali with a little oil and steam in a steamer for about 20 minutes.
  5. Cut into pieces and serve hot with coriander garlic chutney.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. Always use your hands while mixing the batter to break the lumps.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy220 cal
Protein13.8 g
Carbohydrates33.9 g
Fiber4.9 g
Fat3.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium17.7 mg


Spicy Moong Dal Dhokla
 on 15 Dec 11 07:17 AM

Great recipe! Skip the sugar and add some cumin powder for tasty dhoklas.