dal pandoli recipe | Gujarati chola dal pandoli | palak pandoli | healthy steamed snack


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Dal Pandoli, Palak Chola Dal Pandoli

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દાલ પંડોળી | ગુજરાતી સ્ટીમ્ડ રેસીપી | પાલક પંડોળી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Dal Pandoli, Palak Chola Dal Pandoli in Gujarati) 

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dal pandoli recipe | Gujarati chola dal pandoli | palak pandoli | healthy steamed snack can be enjoyed for breakfast or at snack time. Learn how to make Gujarati chola dal pandoli.

To make dal pandoli, wash and soak the chola dal in enough water in a deep bowl for 3 hours. Drain well. Combine the chola dal, spinach, green chillies, curds and 1 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend it till smooth. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the asafoetida and salt and mix well. Add the fruit salt over the batter and mix it gently. Tie a muslin cloth on top of a deep vessel, which is half-filled with water and heat till the water boils. Put spoonfuls of the batter on the muslin cloth at regular intervals. You can make 5 pandolis at a time. Cover the vessel with a dome-shaped lid and steam in a steamer for 5 to 7 minutes. Repeat steps 6 and 7 to make 5 more pandolis in one more batch. Serve immediately with green chutney.

Pandoli is a Gujarati snack cooked in a unique style using a double boiler. Most commonly made with moong dal, but here is a variation using chola dal. Further we have spinach while blending to enhance its colour and flavour while adding a touch of nourishment to palak pandoli.

This Gujarati chola dal pandoli is reinforced with nutrients like protein, iron and folic acid. Protein is necessary for the maintenance of cells in the body and the iron helps in transporting oxygen to these cells.

This healthy steamed snack is a great substitute to fried vadas, tikkis and pakodas. Served it with green chutney or fresh garlic chutney it can be enjoyed all health conscious individuals as well those who have diabetes or heart problems.

Tips for dal pandoli. 1. It is very important to soak the dal for a few hours to increase its digestibility. So plan for it in advance. 2. You can also make pandolis in moulds. 3. Spinach can be replaced with other greens like cauliflower leaves.

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Dal Pandoli, Palak Chola Dal Pandoli recipe - How to make Dal Pandoli, Palak Chola Dal Pandoli

Soaking time:  3 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     10Makes 10 small pandolis
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Ingredients

For Dal Pandoli
1/2 cup chola dal (split cow peas)
1/2 cup chopped spinach (palak)
2 tsp roughly chopped green chillies
2 tbsp low fat curds (dahi)
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste
1 tsp fruit salt

For Serving With Dal Pandoli
green chutney
Method
    Method
  1. Wash and soak the chola dal in enough water in a deep bowl for 3 hours. Drain well.
  2. Combine the chola dal, spinach, green chillies, curds and 1 tbsp of water in a mixer and blend it till smooth.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the asafoetida and salt and mix well.
  4. Add the fruit salt over the batter and mix it gently.
  5. Tie a muslin cloth on top of a deep vessel, which is half-filled with water and heat till the water boils.
  6. Put spoonfuls of the batter on the muslin cloth at regular intervals. You can make 5 pandolis at a time.
  7. Cover the vessel with a dome-shaped lid and steam in a steamer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 to make 5 more pandolis in one more batch.
  9. Serve immediately with green chutney.

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    soaking chola dal

    1. To make dal pudla recipe we need chola dal. It is split cow pea (chawli). While buying ensure it is free of moisture and debris. 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 folatecopperphosphorousironcalcium  manganese. It is certainly a source of protein like most other dals.
    2. Clean, wash the chola dal with enough water.  
    3. Soak the chola dal in enough water in a deep bowl for at least 3 hours
    4. This is how the chola dal looks after soaking.
    5. Drain the chola dal and keep aside.
    6. Soaked and drained chola dal.

    batter for dal pandoli

    1. For the batter of dal pandoli, add the soaked and drained chola dal in a mixer jar.
    2. Add 1/2 cup chopped spinach (palak). Spinach contains Vitamin A which is important for maintaining healthy eye vision.
    3. Add 2 tsp roughly chopped green chillies.
    4. Add 2 tbsp low fat curds (dahi).
    5. Add 1 tbsp of water.
    6. Blend it till smooth.
    7. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl.
    8. Add a pinch of asafoetida (hing).
    9. Add salt to taste.
    10. Mix well.
    11. Add 1 tsp fruit salt over the batter.
    12. Put 1/2 tablespoon water over it.
    13. Let bubbles form.
    14. Mix gently. 

    making dal pandoli

    1. Tie a muslin cloth on top of a deep vessel, which is half-filled with water and heat till the water boils.
    2. Put spoonfuls of the batter on the muslin cloth at regular intervals. You can make 5 pandolis at a time.
    3. Cover the vessel with a dome-shaped lid and steam in a steamer for 5 to 7 minutes.
    4. Remove the pandolis with a flat spoon.
    5. Repeat to make 5 more pandolis in one more batch.
    6. Serve immediately with green chutney.

    tips for dal pandoli

    1. It is very important to soak the dal for a few hours to increase its digestibility. So plan for it in advance.
    2. You can also make pandolis in moulds. 
    3. Spinach can be replaced with other greens like cauliflower leaves.

    Nutrient values (Abbrv) per small pandoli
    Energy39 cal
    Protein2.9 g
    Carbohydrates6.4 g
    Fiber1.9 g
    Fat0.1 g
    Cholesterol0 mg
    Sodium6.1 mg

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    दाल पंडोली की रेसिपी
    5
     on 04 Jul 18 01:34 PM


    संडे स्पेशल नाश्ता करना हो तो तरलाजी द्वारा बताए हुए इस पंडोली रेसिपी को जरूर आज़माइए। यह एक गुजराती नाश्ता है, जो बहुत ही अनोखे तरीके से डबल बॉयलर में पकाया जाता है। बताए हुए नुस्खे से बनाकर संडे का मज़ा लीजिए।
    Dal Pandoli
    5
     on 13 Aug 17 12:22 AM


    What is Split Cow Dal? What does it look like? Thanks
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    Tarla Dalal    Hi, Below is the link that will help you to understand the ingredient in a better way... https://www.tarladalal.com/glossary-chola-dal-192i
    Edited after original posting.
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    14 Aug 17 08:35 AM
    Dal Pandoli
    5
     on 12 Aug 17 11:09 PM


    Can we make of whole Chola, if we don''t get chola dal?
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    Tarla Dalal    Hi, yes you try and see...
    Reply
    14 Aug 17 08:37 AM
    Dal Pandoli
    5
     on 12 Aug 17 09:02 AM


    Can this item (Dal Pandoli) be made in idli making machine?
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    Tarla Dalal    Hi, Yes you can but the softness and texture will not be the same...
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    12 Aug 17 09:16 AM
    Dal Pandoli
    5
     on 02 Jul 17 10:01 PM


    It tastes yummy. I made it in idli stand as I was not comfortable with cloth and the pandolis came out very well. I served these pandolis with healthy coconut chutney.
    Dal Pandoli
    5
     on 15 Apr 17 10:43 PM


    Dal Pandoli
    5
     on 28 Jun 16 03:08 PM


    Can we make these in idli stand ?
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    Tarla Dalal    Hi Aabha, These are pandolis, they can be not made in an idli stand. However if you want to eat idlis you can try them in an idli stand.
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    28 Jun 16 04:07 PM
    Dal Pandoli
    5
     on 17 Jul 15 05:16 PM


    Dal pandoli.. fluffy and soft made with chola dal.. this gujarat delicacy is just so good. different in taste and the method..
    Dal Pandoli
    5
     on 30 Apr 14 03:06 PM


    Very good!!
    Edited after original posting.
    Dal Pandoli
    5
     on 09 Jul 12 10:26 AM


    Dal Pandoli a Gujrathi steamed dal and spinach dumpling with curds and spiced with green chillies. Low cal and healthy.
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