Nutritional Facts of Instant Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla, Calories in Instant Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one piece of instant Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla have?

One  piece of instant Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla gives 60 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 46 calories, proteins account for 8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 7 calories.  One  piece of instant Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

instant Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla recipe makes 12 dhoklas.

60 calories for 1 piece of Instant Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla, Cholesterol 1.3 mg, Carbohydrates 11.6g, Protein 2g, Fat 0.8g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Instant Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla.

See instant corn dhokla recipe | Indian rava corn dhokla | makai dhokla | sweet corn dhokla steamed snack | with 28 amazing images. 

instant corn dhokla recipe | Indian rava corn dhokla | makai dhokla | sweet corn dhokla steamed snack is a rare combo of sweet corn and rawa come together in this sensational dish! Learn how to make Indian rava corn dhokla.

To make instant corn dhokla, combine the sweet corn kernels and curds and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste. Transfer it to a bowl, add the semolina, salt, green chilli paste and ½ cup of water and mix well. Just before steaming, sprinkle the fruit salt, lemon juice and 2 tsp of water over it. When the bubbles form, mix gently. Pour the batter immediately into a 175 mm. (7”) diameter greased thali and shake the thali clockwise to spread the batter in an even layer. Steam in a steamer for 10 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Cool slightly, cut into squares pieces and garnish with coriander and coconut. Serve immediately with green chutney.

It is really amazing how the fresh flavour of the crushed sweet corn kernels enhance the taste of the otherwise bland rawa. A unique set of ingredients blended with curds in this Indian rava corn dhokla is sure to win you many praises. And what’s more, it can be whipped up in no time at all!

Fruit salt works its magic by helping the dhoklas to rise without any fermentation. Make these sweet corn dhokla steamed snack in small moulds as individual portions, as kids will love it this way. But if the moulds are not available, make them in a thali and cut into pieces.

Send the makai dhokla in your kids’ tiffin box, accompanied by some green chutney too. Also pack some poha oats chivda in another tiffin for a perfect for a short break.

Tips for making instant corn dhokla. 1. Keep all ingredients ready before starting to make the recipe. 2. Add fruit salt when the water has been boiled in the steamer and you are ready to steam. 3. Before cutting the dhokla into pieces make sure you allow them to cool atleast for 5 minutes so the pieces can be cut easier.

Is Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla healthy?

Yes for some and no for others as there is rava used in the recipe.

What's good.

Sweet Corn : The pros. Sweet corn is rich in fibre. The high vitamin B3 – 2.61 mg / cup is known to reduce cholesterol levels in the body and in turn promote heart healthSweet corn is good for pregnancy as high folate content and antioxidants - lutein is good for the foetus. The cons. the glycemic index of sweet corn is said to be between 55 to 58 and hence not suited for diabetics and best to restrict the usage. Though sweet corn is a good source of fiber, low in fat and helps control appetite, considering that it is a vegetable it has more calories than other fiber rich veggies, so restrict usage for weight loss. So given a choice it is wise to opt for other veggies firstRead the article is sweet corn healthy?

Curd + Low fat Curds, hung curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice. Curd is one of the richest sources of proteincalcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Being low in sodium, it is safe to be eaten by individuals with high blood pressure. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Note that one cup curds gives half cup hung curds. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

What's the problem?

Rava (semolina, sooji) :  What's good? Semolina is a fairly good source of Magnesium and phosphorus which is necessary to keep our nervous system healthy and working. But once again, it’s minus the fibre which is also one of the important nutrients to maintain healthy heart. So don’t opt for just the plain rava upma… instead toss in some sprouts or veggies and limit the amount of salt used and then add it occasionally to your meals. What's the issue? Fibre is one key nutrient for weight loss and semolina is devoid of it. Semolina is not suitable for diabetics. For details read is sooji healthy?

Is makai dhokla safe for diabetics, heart and overweight individuals?

No. Fibre is one key nutrient for weight loss and semolina is devoid of it. Semolina is not suitable for diabetics. The cons. the glycemic index of sweet corn is said to be between 55 to 58 and hence not suited for diabetics and best to restrict the usage.

Here are some Healthy Indian snack options.

You can have mag ni dal na dhokla | We have got you a very healthy dhokla recipe that is Mag ni dal na dhokla. 'Mag ni dal" is a Gujarati word for Green moong dal. We have made dhokla with mag in dal which has a lot of nutritional values and makes our dhokla super healthy.  Moong dal or green moong dal is rich in Folate , Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells and is pregnancy friendly.

Or try moong dal dhokla recipe as one healthy recipe option. 

Mag Ni Dal Na Dhokla

Mag Ni Dal Na Dhokla


Value per piece% Daily Values
Energy60 cal3%
Protein2 g4%
Carbohydrates11.6 g4%
Fiber0.5 g2%
Fat0.8 g1%
Cholesterol1.3 mg0%
Vitamin A23.6 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C2.1 mg5%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)13.2 mcg7%
Calcium20.2 mg3%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium14.2 mg4%
Phosphorus26.1 mg4%
Sodium5 mg0%
Potassium51.8 mg1%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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