Chola Dal Dhokla

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Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 5 pieces

loaded with greens, this instant, steamed dal dhokla is a burst of nutrients – fibre, vitamin a and proteins. It also makes a great packed snack and avoid bingeing on other calorie-laden snacks.

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Chola Dal Dhokla recipe - How to make Chola Dal Dhokla

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1/2 cup chola dal (split cow peas) , soaked overnight and drained
1/2 cup chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 cup chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
2 tbsp chopped dill (shepu / suva bhaji) leaves
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp fruit salt
salt to taste
1/4 tsp oil for greasing

For The Garnish
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)
  1. Combine the chola dal, spinach, fenugreek leaves, dill leaves and ginger-green chilli paste and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste, using enough water.
  2. Add the asafoetida and salt and mix well.
  3. Just before steaming, sprinkle the fruit salt over it.
  4. When the bubbles form, mix gently and pour spoonfuls of the batter immediately into greased muffin moulds.
  5. Steam for 15 to 20 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
  6. Cool slightly and demould.
  7. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.

Handy tip:

  1. Always use your hands while mixing the batter to break the lumps.

RECIPE SOURCE : 100 Calorie SnacksBuy this cookbook

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Chola Dal Dhokla
 on 28 Dec 10 01:01 PM

Its a fabulous variation of the dhokla! rich in nutients and not in calories, inspite of being incredibly delicious! good recipe!