Chola Dal Dhokla
by Tarla Dalal
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Loaded with greens, this quick and easy steamed dal dhokla gives you a burst of nutrients – fibre, vitamin A and proteins .
We have made use of chola dal, which is hardly used in everyday cooking despite being so healthy. Together with greens like spinach, fenugreek leaves and dill, it makes a very, very tasty snack.
Be generous with the garnish of coriander leaves as it gives the dhokla a flavourful and aromatic boost. The Chola Dal Dhokla can also be packed and carried to work, to avoid snacking on calorie-laden stuff.
You can also try recipes like Moong Dal Dhokla , Mixed Fruit Chaat and Sprouts Dhokla .
- Combine the chola dal, spinach, fenugreek leaves, dill leaves and ginger-green chilli paste and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste using ½ cup of water.
- Transfer it in a deep bowl, add the asafoetida and salt and mix well.
- Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and 2 tsp of water over it and mix gently.
- Pour batter into a 175 mm. (7") diameter greased thali and spread it in a circular motion to make an even layer.
- Steam the dhoklas in a steamer for 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
- Cool slightly and cut it into 18 square pieces.
- Serve immediately garnished with coriander.
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