Moong Dal Dhokla ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)


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Moong Dal Dhoklas, is rich in zinc, folic acid, iron and proteins. Adding methi leaves further increases the fibre, folic acid and iron content substantially.

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Moong Dal Dhokla, is rich in zinc, folic acid, iron and protein. Adding veggies further increases the fibre, folic acid and iron content substantially. This suavely flavoured, zero-oil, popular Guajarati farsan is great for people who are counting their calories. Devour this any-time snack with healthy green chutney,for that extra zing.

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Soaking Time:  2 Hours
Preparation Time: 
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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1 cup green moong dal (split green gram) (split green gram) , soaked for 2 hours and drained
1 tbsp roughly chopped green chillies
2 tsp besan (bengal gram flour)
2 tbsp finely chopped cabbage
2 tbsp finely chopped carrots
1 1/2 tbsp low-fat curds (dahi)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
1/2 tsp fruit salt

For Serving
healthy green chutney

Method
  1. Combine the moong dal, green chillies and 5 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend to a smooth paste.
  2. Transfer the paste into a bowl, add all the remaining ingredients, except the fruit salt, and mix well.
  3. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt to the batter and sprinkle 2 tsp of water over it.
  4. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
  5. Pour the mixture into a greased 175 mm. (7”) diameter thali and steam in a steamer for 10 minutes.
  6. Cut into pieces and keep aside to cool slightly.
  7. Serve immediately with healthy green chutney
Nutrient values per serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydrateInvisible FatFibreIronFolic acidZinc
160 kcal 11.2 gm 27.5 gm 0.6 gm 4.2 gm 1.9 mg 64.6 mcg 1.3 mg
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 on 29 Oct 14 04:33 PM


I was tired of having the same type of dhoklas.. These moong dal dhokla is a good change.. It is so healthy and tasty as well when served with green chutney..
 on 28 Oct 14 12:14 PM


A great low cal snack with the goodness of iron rich fenugreek leaves, cabbage and carrot. Made with the use of just 1/2 tsp of fruit salt, the dhoklas fluffed really well.
 on 08 Jun 12 12:07 PM


Excellent , Thank you very much
 on 14 May 11 06:24 PM