Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Mag Ni Dal Na Dhokla / Green Moong Dhal Dhokla

Mag Ni Dal Na Dhokla / Green Moong Dhal Dhokla


       Dhokla are Gujarat delicious which is usually prepared with fermented batter derived from rice and chickpeas splits. This dish can be eaten for breakfast, as a main course, as a side dish or a snack.Garnished with split green chilies, mustard seeds, grated coconut and coriander leaves, this dish can be served with tamarind chutney accompanied with green coriander or mint chutney. Sometimes, coconut chutney is also served along with this snack. It can be made a day earlier and stored in an air-tight container in the refrigerator and can be served to the guests on the following day. 
      Sharing this recipe for Gajarati state for Mega Blogging Marathon # 39.. If you guys like to join in our group to run along with us, then mail Srivalli who is brain child behind this event at  spicingyourlife@gmail.com.  


Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Makes 1 thali
Adapted from Tarlaldal

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups green moong dal 
4 green chillies
1 tsp oil
2 pinches asafoetida / hing 
2 pinches sugar
1/2 tsp besan / bengal gram flour 
2 tsp curds / dahi
Salt to taste
1 tsp fruit salt 
1/4 tsp oil for greasing

For Seasoning:
2 tsp oil
3/4 tsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp fresh grated coconut

For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander 

Method
1. Soak the moong dal in enough water for 4 hours. Drain and de-skin the dal.
2. Combine the dal, green chillies and ¼ cup of water and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste.
3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the oil, asafoetida, sugar, besan, curds and salt and mix well.

4. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and mix gently.  
5. Pour the batter immediately into a greased thali and spread evenly by rotating the thali clockwise.
6. Steam in a steamer for 12 to 15 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
7. Cool slightly, brush little oil on it and cut into diamond shaped pieces. Serve hot garnished with cilantro.

Note:
Add the fruit salt just before you put the dhoklas to steam.

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Mag Ni Dal Na Dhokla / Green Moong Dhal Dhokla 
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Makes 1 thali
Adapted from Tarlaldal

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups green moong dal 
4 green chillies
1 tsp oil
2 pinches asafoetida / hing 
2 pinches sugar
1/2 tsp besan / bengal gram flour 
2 tsp curds / dahi
Salt to taste
1 tsp fruit salt 
1/4 tsp oil for greasing

For Seasoning:
2 tsp oil
3/4 tsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp fresh grated coconut

For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander 

Method
1. Soak the moong dal in enough water for 4 hours. Drain and de-skin the dal.
2. Combine the dal, green chillies and ¼ cup of water and blend in a mixer to a coarse paste.
3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl, add the oil, asafoetida, sugar, besan, curds and salt and mix well.
4. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and mix gently.  
5. Pour the batter immediately into a greased thali and spread evenly by rotating the thali clockwise.
6. Steam in a steamer for 12 to 15 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
7. Cool slightly, brush little oil on it and cut into diamond shaped pieces. Serve hot garnished with cilantro.

Note:
Add the fruit salt just before you put the dhoklas to steam.
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19 comments:

nandoos Kitchen said...

Nice and healthy dhokla. Loved the usage of green gram for making dhokla. Will definitely give it a try.

nandoos Kitchen said...

healthy dhokla..

Shama Nagarajan said...

yummy....well prepared

Priya Suresh said...

Very delicious dhokla, healthy and nutritious... Will definitely give a try to it.

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

delicious and healthy!!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Dhoklas look simply delicious and healthy. Excellent preparation.
Deepa

Gayathri Kumar said...

Haven't tried dokla with green gram. THis looks very nice...

Jayanthi Padmanabhan said...

so many dhoklas.. this one looks very different. nice one

Varadas Kitchen said...

I had not heard of these before. What a healthy snack!

Harini-Jaya R said...

Have never tried dhokla with moong dal. Very healthy one.

Usha said...

I planned on doing mong dla dhokla but forgot to add yogurt. It still tasted good and did khamn dhokla

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Perfectly made moong dhal dhoklas,sounds healthy and guilt free...

vaishali sabnani said...

These are very popular here and in fact on my dinner menu..they are light healthy and delicious!

Archana Potdar said...

Sara I am bookmarking this recipe this needs to be tried out asap.Tks.

Chef Mireille said...

a new kind of dhokla..interesting

Pavani N said...

Moong dal dhokla is new to me.. sounds healthy & delicious.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said...

Making with whole moong is so healthy. This is a perfect keeper recipe :)

Sreevalli E said...

All I knew was that dhokla's are made of besan & with this marathon I learned that they can be made of different dals too. lovely dhokla's.

Suma Gandlur said...

Nutritious dhoklas. I haven't tried this version yet.