Palak Methi Dhokla


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Methi Palak Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )

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palak methi dhokla is a wholesome snack which is sure to enjoyed as a family treat. Learn how to make Gujarati palak methi dhokla.

A batter of chola dal is fortified with tasty palak, fenugreek leaves and cooked into yummy spinach dhokla that have a tempting aroma and nice flavour.

To make palak methi dhokla, soak the chola dal in enough water. Drain and combine with ¾ cup of water and blend in a mixer till smooth. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the spinach, fenugreek, oil, ginger-green chilli paste, asafoetida and salt and mix well. Just before steaming, sprinkle the fruit salt and add 2 tsp of water evenly over it. When the bubbles form, mix gently. Pour half the batter immediately into a greased 175 mm. (7") diameter thali and shake the thali clockwise to spread it to make an even layer. Steam for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Cool slightly and cut into equal pieces. Serve palak methi dhokla immediately with green chutney.

Since spinach and fenugreek leaves are used in this steamed snack, it also imbibes the characteristic flavour of fenugreek, which is very appetizing.

A dash of green chilli paste boosts the flavour of the gujarati palak methi dhokla even more, making it a super-hit dhokla that everyone will love.

Tips for palak methi dhokla. 1. You can use any of the greens like spinach and fenugreek also. 2. Add the fruit salt, just before steaming, else you won’t get spongy dhokla. 3. Choose a thali which has slight height so the dhoklas can puff up easily.

You can also try other non-fried snacks like Patra and Non Fried Pakodi Chaat.

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Palak Methi Dhokla recipe - How to make Palak Methi Dhokla

Soaking Time:  6 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 servings (6serving )
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Ingredients

Palak Methi Dhokla
1 cup chola dal (split cow peas)
1/2 cup chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 cup chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp green chilli paste
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
1 tsp fruit salt

For Serving With Palak Methi Dhokla
green chutney
Method
    Method
  1. Clean, wash and soak the chola dal in enough water for at least 6 hours. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Put in a mixer along with approx. ¾ cup of water and blend till smooth.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the spinach, fenugreek, oil, ginger-green chilli paste, asafoetida and salt and mix well.
  4. Just before steaming, sprinkle the fruit salt and add 2 tsp of water evenly over it.
  5. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
  6. Pour half the batter immediately into a greased 175 mm. (7") diameter thali and shake the thali clockwise to spread it to make an even layer.
  7. Steam for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
  8. Cool slightly and cut into equal pieces.
  9. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 1 more thali.
  10. Serve immediately with green chutney.

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  2. What are Dhoklas? Dhokla is a soft and fluffy steamed snack from the Gujarati repertoire. This all-time favourite is enjoyed as a starter, as a tea-time snack, or even for breakfast. Basically, something you can have any time you are hungry!

    There are innumerable dhokla recipes falling under different types, so you can make this snack multiple times a week and still not get bored. Some dhokla batters like the healthy Moong Dal Dhokla require grinding and fermentation, while others like the Rava Dhokla are quick-fix options that you can simply mix and steam. If you have just a few minutes, not to worry, you can put together yummy Khaman Dhokla in the microwave - Microwave Mug Dhokla! You can even make Khatta Dhokla with handy idli batter. So, depending on the availability of time and ingredients, you can pick a dhokla recipe.

    The best part is that you can always reinforce your dhokla batter with delicious and tasty veggies and greens, like grated carrots, crushed green peas or fenugreek leaves. This makes the dhokla colourful, tasty and healthy too. Once you know the different types of dhokla batters, you can go it on your own, by varying the added veggies, tempering, and so on, according to preferences and availability.  

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy148 cal
Protein9.4 g
Carbohydrates20.9 g
Fiber6.4 g
Fat2.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium13.9 mg

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Methi Palak Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
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 on 15 Dec 11 07:27 AM


Delicious recipe! I added spinach and methi puree and dhoklas turned out great.