Moong Dal Dhokla ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)

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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:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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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

  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

Healthy Green Chutney ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking) 

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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Moong Dal Dhoklas ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
 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..
Moong Dal Dhoklas ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
 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.
Moong Dal Dhoklas ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
 on 08 Jun 12 12:07 PM

Excellent , Thank you very much
Moong Dal Dhoklas ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
 on 14 May 11 06:24 PM