chola methi dhokla recipe | Gujarati chola dhokla | healthy chola methi dhokla |
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A wholesome and tasty snack, which can be served for breakfast too, the Chola Methi Dhokla is a real gem from Indian cuisine.
It is healthy and filling, and has an awesome flavour thanks to the magic of fenugreek leaves.
At the same time, it is also quite easy to make, so it can be made quickly for breakfast if you make the batter the previous night itself and keep it ready.
Moreover, any dhokla with its soft texture and pleasant taste is sure to be loved by the whole family, right from children to elders, so you will not have trouble at the table!
So, go ahead and try the Chola Methi Dhokla right away, and also try other dhoklas like the Khatta Dhokla or Moong Dal Dhokla
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Chola Methi Dhokla recipe - How to make Chola Methi Dhokla
Soaking time: 8 hours Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:
8 hours 20 minutes
Makes 2 servings
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what is chola methi dhokla made off? Gujarati chola dhokla is made from 1/2 cup chola dal (split cow peas), 1/4 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi)leaves, 1/2 tsp green chilli paste, salt to taste and 1 tsp fruit salt. See below image of list of ingredients for chola methi dhokla.
Chola dal is an excellent source of potassium and also rich in soluble fiber which helps to eliminate cholesterol from the body, thus protecting the heart. It is also a good source of folate, copper, phosphorous, iron, calcium and manganese. It is certainly a source of protein like most other dals. This helps to nourish cells of the body and also add a satiety value to meals. Thus it makes a wonderful choice for weight watchers and athletes. The protein is also a source of nutrition for a healthy skin and shiny hair.
First clean the chola dal and remove any kind of stone or dirt. Put 1/2 cup chola dal (split cow peas) into a bowl.
Put chola dal in a glass bowl and add enough water to soak.
Cover and keep aside to soak for 8 hours or overnight.
Next day, wash and then drain out the water using a strainer.
To make chola methi dhokla recipe | Gujarati chola dhokla | healthy chola methi dhokla | in a mixer, put the soaked and drained chola dal.
Add ½ cup of water.
Blend till smooth.
Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl.
Add 1/4 cup finely chopped fenugreek (methi) leaves.
Add 1/2 tsp green chilli paste.
Add salt to taste. We added 1/2 tsp salt.
Just before steaming the dhoklas, add the fruit salt.
Add 2 tsp of water over fruit salt.
Pour the batter into a greased 175 mm. (7”) diameter thali. Shake the thali clockwise to spread it evenly
Place the thali in a steamer.
Steam in a steamer for 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
Cut into square or diamond shaped equal pieces using a sharp knife.
Put chola methi dhokla | Gujarati chola dhokla | healthy chola methi dhokla | in a serving plate.
Serve chola methi dhokla | Gujarati chola dhokla | healthy chola methi dhokla | immediately with green chutney.
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