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Healthy Dhokla Recipes, Which Dhoklas are healthy recipes

Last Updated : Mar 26,2024

टॉप 10 पौष्टिक ढ़ोकला रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Healthy Dhokla Recipes, Which Dhoklas are healthy recipes in Hindi)
ટોપ 10 પૌષ્ટિક ઢોકળા રેસિપીઝ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Healthy Dhokla Recipes, Which Dhoklas are healthy recipes in Gujarati)

Top 10 Healthy Dhokla Recipes, Which Dhoklas are healthy?

Top 10 Healthy Dhokla Recipes, Which Dhoklas are healthy? Dhoklas for breakfast. Dhoklas are had for breakfast, snacks or even with lunch and dinner in most Gujarati households. We have  a stunning variety of dhoklas from khatta dhokla to innovative dhokla sushi with carrots. So what is the issue with dhoklas? Fist lets look at the healthy dhokla options first.

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Top 10 healthy dhoklas

We have analysed 50 dhokla recipes and this is our top 10 healthy dhokla recipes and the reason why they are healthy is explained below. 


Yellow Moong Dal in healthy Dhoklas

See why we suggest yellow moong dal for healthy dhoklas. Yellow Moong Dal : The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Packed with nutrients like zinc (1.4 mg), protein (12.2 mg) and iron (1.95 mg), yellow moong dal helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin and help to keep it moist.  Fiberpotassium and magnesium from yellow moong dal will work together to regulate blood pressure and soothe the nerves and is diabetic friendly. Try our yellow moong dal dhokla recipe  which is made with ZERO rice and hence super healthy. For daibetics, drop the usage of sugar or cut it by half. 

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Green Moong Dal in healthy Dhoklas

See why we suggest green moong dal for healthy dhoklas. Moong Dal ( Green Moong Dal ) : 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. Being rich in Antioxidants like Flavonoids, mung reduces the damage done by free radicals to the blood vessels and lowers inflammation. Moong Dal is heart and diabetes friendly. Moong Dal or Split Green Gram are high in Fibre and 1 cup of cooked Moong dal gives 28.52% of your daily Fibre requirements. Try this methi moong dal recipe where the addition of methi helps in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics

Methi Moong Dal DhoklaMethi Moong Dal Dhokla

For a variation, they this low calorie moong dal dhokla recipe which has low fat curds and some carrots and cabbage added to it. Read details of is moong dal dhokla healthy? For those who like chillies, try spicy moong dal dhokla recipe

Besan in healthy Dhoklas

See why besan is healthy and must be used in dhoklas. Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Besan is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and WBC’s in the bone marrow. Try the green peas dhokla recipe which is made of besan and green peas. Then there is cabbage dhokla recipe which is besan + cabbage + low fat curds. Cabbage is rich in Antioxidants in turn lowers the risk of infection and inflammation of the body due to eating processed foods.

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Sprouted Moong in healthy Dhoklas

See why sprouted moong is healthy and must be used in dhoklas. Moong sprouts is a nutri-dense sprout. It’s a good sources of several nutrients like b vitaminspotassiummagnesiumphosphorus. These sprouts are a protein boost. Sprouted moong is beneficial in relieving the symptoms of anaemia by building haemoglobin levels due to its high iron count.  Enjoy this sprouts dhokla recipe made with loads of spinach. 

Sprouts DhoklaSprouts Dhokla

Is the famed khatta dhokla healthy?

Yes, khatta dhokla is safe. Khatta dhokla is a fermented food which is easy to digest. Fermentation of foods increases the bioavailability of nutrients which helps the body to assimilate more nutrition. The microorganisms break down the complex protein, carbohydrates and fat efficiently thereby helping to assimilate more nutrients from the food. The bioavailability of proteins and Vitamin B content also increases. BUT, diabetics and weight loss individuals can only have a few pieces as the carb content is very high due to the high percentage of rice used. 

Chola Dal in healthy Dhoklas

See why chola dal is healthy and must be used in dhoklas. Chola dal is high in fibre and protein rich. Good source of potassium and boon for diabetics and heart patients. Enjoy chola dal dhokla recipe and diabetic chola dal dhokla recipe made with spinach and methi leaves. 

Chola Dal DhoklaChola Dal Dhokla

Buckwheat in healthy Dhoklas

See why buckwheat is healthy and must be used in dhoklas. Buckwheat is a very good source of Iron and good to prevent anaemia. Rich in folate and good food for pregnant women. Buckwheat keeps your heart healthy and high in fibre and diabetic friendly. We eat this healthy buckwheat dhokla very often for dinner in our family and our 12 year old daughter also loves it. 

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Rajma Dhokla
Recipe# 33277
28 Dec 22

 by Tarla Dalal
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Moong Dal Dhokla (  Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)
Recipe# 1385
02 Feb 23

 by Tarla Dalal
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Oats Rava Palak Dhokla
Recipe# 38819
17 Jun 23

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Sprouts Dhokla
Recipe# 39007
27 Jun 22

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Methi Moong Dal Dhokla
Recipe# 33274
05 May 21

 by Tarla Dalal
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Instant Corn Dhokla, Makai Dhokla
Recipe# 33273
09 Oct 23

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Buckwheat Dhokla, Faraal Buckwheat Dhokla
Recipe# 3547
26 May 23

 by Tarla Dalal
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Soya Khaman Dhokla
Recipe# 4657
27 Feb 23

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Palak Chola Dal Dhokla, Chola Methi na Dhokla
Recipe# 32599
27 Mar 24

 by Tarla Dalal
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Cabbage Dhokla, Patta Gobi Dhokla
Recipe# 40379
05 Dec 21

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Palak Methi Dhokla
Recipe# 33272
12 Jan 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
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Spicy Moong Dal Dhokla
Recipe# 4673
11 Sep 14

 by Tarla Dalal
A quick and appetizing breakfast. All you need to do to make this dish in a jiffy is to soak moong dal in advance.
Buckwheat Dhokla, Kutto na Dhokla
Recipe# 22348
26 May 23

by Tarla Dalal
buckwheat dhokla for acidity recipe | no fermentation dhokla | dhokla recipe without fermentation | kuttu dhokla - health snack for acidity | with 24 amazing images. buc ....
Patta Gobi Dhokla, Diabetic and Kidney Friendly
Recipe# 43041
30 Jun 23

 by Tarla Dalal
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patta gobi dhokla recipe | gluten free cabbage dhokla without eno | cabbage dhokla for diabetes and kidney patients | with 27 amazing images. This recipe is a healthy and delicious way to enjoy the flavors of
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