Methi Palak Dhoklas ( Pregnancy Recipe )
by Tarla Dalal
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These quick and easy to make dhoklas are best enjoyed as a breakfast dish or even a late afternoon snack. Black-eyed beans, also called cow peas or chawli beans are extremely rich in iron and folic acid. Both these nutrients are required in abundance, especially during the first trimester.
- Wash and soak the chawli in enough water overnight.
- Drain well and add ¾ cup of water and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste.
- Transfer the paste into a bowl, add the spinach, fenugreek, ginger-green chilli paste, asafoetida, oil and salt and mix well to make a smooth batter.
- Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and add 1 tbsp of water over it.
- When the bubbles form, mix gently.
- Divide the batter into three equal portions.
- Pour a portion of the batter immediately into a greased 150 mm. (6") diameter thali.
- Steam in a steamer for 8 to 10 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Keep aside. Cool slightly and cut into square pieces.
- Serve immediately with green chutney.
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