Sprouts Dhokla (Low Calorie) Video by Tarla Dalal

Sprouts Dhokla (Low Calorie) Video by Tarla Dalal

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Once a Gujarati staple, steamed and low cal dhoklas are universally popular these days! They make a particularly wholesome and light breakfast. Add sprouted moong and spinach to add colour and make them more nourishing.


Recipe Description for Sprouts Dhokla

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Makes 12 pieces
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For Sprouts Dhokla
1 cup sprouted moong (whole green gram)
1/2 cup finely chopped spinach (palak)
3 green chillies , roughly chopped
salt to taste
2 tbsp besan (bengal gram flour)
1 tsp fruit salt
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp sesame seeds (til)
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
3 to 4 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
oil for greasing

For Serving With Sprouts Dhokla
green chutney


For sprouts dhokla

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}sprouts dhokla{/span}, combine the sprouted moong , spinach and green chillies and blend in a mixer using a little water to a smooth paste.
  2. Transfer the paste into a bowl, add the salt, besan along with ¼ cup water and mix well to make a batter of pouring consistency.
  3. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and 2 tsp of water over the batter.
  4. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
  5. Pour the batter into a greased 175 mm. (7”) diameter thali and shake the thali clockwise to spread the batter in an even layer.
  6. Steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
  7. Heat the oil in a small pan and add the sesame seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
  8. Pour this tempering over the {span class="bold1"}sprouts dhoklas{/span}, cool slightly and cut into equal diamond shaped pieces.
  9. Serve the {span class="bold1"}sprouts dhokla{/span} immediately with green chutney.

Handy tip:

  1. Cool the {span class="bold1"}sprouts dhoklas{/span} for just about 30 seconds, so that they can be easily cut into pieces.

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