Green Peas Dhokla, Microwave Dhokla Recipe

Green Peas Dhokla, Microwave Dhokla Recipe

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Ever wondered if it is possible to make succulent and satiating dhoklas within minutes? Your dream comes true, with this Green Peas Dhokla. A quick batter of crushed green peas and besan pepped up with lemon juice and ginger-green chilli paste is cooked into dhoklas within three minutes, in the microwave oven.

A traditional tempering and garnish enhance the flavour and aroma of the Microwave Green Peas Dhokla, enabling you to place an irresistible treat on the table within minutes, as if it were magic.

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Green Peas Dhokla, Microwave Dhokla Recipe recipe - How to make Green Peas Dhokla, Microwave Dhokla Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 servings
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1/4 cup boiled and coarsely crushed green peas
1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1 tbsp powdered sugar
1/2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste
3/4 tsp fruit salt
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp grated coconut

For Serving
green chutney
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, except the fruit salt along with approx. ¼ cup of water and mix very well using your hands.
  2. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and 2 tsp of water and mix gently.
  3. Pour into a 150 mm. (6") diameter greased microwave safe dish with a lid and microwave on high for 3 minutes covered. Remove and let it stand for 2 minutes.
  4. Combine the oil and the mustard seeds in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the green chillies and asafoetida and microwave on high for 1 more minute.
  6. Pour the tempering over the dhoklas and cut into square pieces.
  7. Garnish with the chopped coriander and grated coconut and serve immediately with green chutney.


Coconut Chutney ( Idlis and Dosas) 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy267 cal
Protein10.2 g
Carbohydrates34.4 g
Fiber8.3 g
Fat9.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium31.9 mg

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Green Peas Dhokla ( Microwave Recipe)
 on 27 Mar 12 10:41 AM

tasty...yummy...quick recipe...can make any family liked it very peas dhokla is a good variation of regular dhokla.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Patel , we are delighted you loved the Green Peas Dhokla recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
14 Oct 16 05:10 PM
Green Peas Dhokla ( Microwave Recipe)
 on 16 Jul 11 04:57 PM

Green Peas Dhokla ( Microwave Recipe)
 on 22 Nov 10 12:29 PM

5 stars. It is really so easy. I have tried it in the microwave and the stove top steam method, both are very good. I also substituted the peas with grated baby marrow.