Moong Daal Dhokla

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Total Time:
4 hours 10 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 3 cups - yellow moong dal
  • 1/2 cup - curd
  • 10 to 12 - curry leaves
  • a pinch - baking powder
  • a pinch - asafoetida
  • red chilli powder (to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp - eno fruit salt
  • 3 to 4 - green chillies, cut lengthwise
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1 tsp - mustard

How to Make Moong Daal Dhokla

  • Soak the dal for 2-3 hours. Grind the dal into a thick paste using very little water.
  • Then add 1/2 cup curd, asafoetida and salt to the batter. Mix the batter well and let it stand for 1/2 hour.
  • Grease the dhokla stand with a little oil.
  • Add eno fruit salt to the batter, mix it and pour into the dhokla tray. Steam for 20 minutes.
  • When the dhoklas are done, remove and let it cool for about 5 minutes. Cut into squares.
  • In a kadai, heat a little oil and add the mustard. When they start to crackle, add curry leaves and green chillies.
  • Add the dhokla pieces to it and gently turn to coat them.
  • Serve garnished with coriander leaves. and enjoy with mint chutney.