Mag na Dhokla

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Moong dal or 'mag na' dhoklas are a favourite breakfast recipe of gujaratis. Not only are these dhoklas very simple to prepare, they can also be made well in advance. To enhance its flavour and nutritive value, add some grated carrots or ground peas to the batter. Serve with low calorie green chutney.

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Mag na Dhokla recipe - How to make Mag na Dhokla

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  1. Soak the moong for 4 hours. Drain and grind to a coarse paste.
  2. Add the ginger-green chilli paste, cumin seed powder, curds and salt and mix well.
  3. Grease a 200 mm. (8") diameter thali and keep aside.
  4. Divide the batter into 2 parts.
  5. Add ¾ teaspoon of fruit salt to half of the batter. Mix well, pour into the greased thali and steam immediately for 10 to 12 minutes.
  6. Repeat stap 5 for the remaining half of the batter.
  7. Cool slightly and cut into diamond shaped pieces.
  8. Serve hot, garnished with the coriander.

Handy tip:

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

Grape Lassi 
Low Calorie Green Chutney, Hari Chutney – Diabetic Friendly 
Mint and Coriander Chutney 

Nutrient values per serving
Amt 72 gm
Energy 246 kcal
Protein 17.9 gm
Cho 41.7 gm
Fat 0.8 gm
Vit A 135.7 mcg
Vit C 2.3 mg
Calcium 120.2 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
F. Acid 91.4 mcg
Fibre 0.5 gm

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Mag na Dhokla
 on 15 Dec 11 07:22 AM

Nice recipe..I did not add curds and it was still great!