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Moong Dal Dhokla | Delicious Recipe by DeetsForYou

Moong dal dhokla

Moong Dal Dhokla | Delicious Recipe by DeetsForYou: Moong dal (split yellow gram)is a good source of protein and easy on the stomach. Moong dal dhokla is a very healthy and low calories snack. You can have it for breakfast or as an evening snack. It takes less time to cook and easy to make recipes.

Moong dal dhokla


For The Batter

  1.  Soaked yellow moong dal – 3 cups
  2.  Green chilies – 2
  3.  Sugar – 1.5 tsp
  4.  Salt – as per taste
  5.  Ginger paste – 1/2 tsp
  6.  Asafoetida (hing) – 1 pinch
  7.  Oil – 1 tbsp
  8.  Turmeric powder (Haldi)- 1/2 tsp
  9.  Bengal gram flour (besan)- 1tbsp
  10.  Curd (dahi)- 2 tbsp
  11.  Fruit salt (eno)- 1.5 tsp

For The Tempering(tadka)

  1. Oil- 1 tbsp
  2. Mustard seeds(rai)- 1/2 tsp
  3. Sesame seeds (til)- 1/2 tsp
  4. Asafoetida (hing)- 1 pinch
  5. Green chilies- 2
  6. Curry leaves – 6

For The Garnish

   1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania Patti)


  • Soak the yellow moong dal for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Combine moong dal, green chilies, ginger and grind it in a mixer to make a paste of pouring consistency.
  • Transfer the paste to a bowl and add sugar, salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida, oil, besan, and curd. Mix well to make a batter and keep it aside.
  • Boil some water in a steamer.
  • Just before steaming the batter add fruit salt to it and mix well.
  • Pour the batter into a greased plate.
  • Steam in a steamer for 15 to 20 min. Keep aside.

For The Tempering

  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, sesame seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves, and saute it.
  2. Add green chillies and saute it.
  3. Pour the tempering over the prepared dhokla and spread it evenly.
  4. Sprinkle the fresh chopped coriander leaves.
  5. Cut into pieces and serve with green chutney.

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