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Green Dhokla (hara Bhara Dhokla)

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Green Dhokla (hara Bhara Dhokla)
Green Dhokla (hara Bhara Dhokla)
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for breakfast , Snacks
About this Recipe

Dhokla is one of the favorite snacks of my family. As now winter season is on and my kitchen garden is loaded with lots of spinach and fenugreek leaves so, I just thought to give our normal Dhokla a healthy twist by adding few greens to it like green peas, spinach, fenugreek and coriander leaves so that I can feed my kids with more healthy option....

Ingredients & Quantity
  • 1 Cup chick pea flour ( besan)
  • 1 Cup spinach ( palak)
  • 1 Cup fenugreek leaves ( methi)
  • 1/2 Cup green peas
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 2 Tablespoon coriander leaves
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon fruit salt
  • Water to make smooth paste
  • For Garnishing :
  • 1 Tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 Teaspoon mustard seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • 2 Tablespoon peanuts
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Pinch of hing (asafoetida)
How to cook?
  1. In a pan boil water, add green peas, fenugreek leaves and spinach to this. Cook it for 5 minutes. Now transfer this into a stainer and run it under cold water
  2. Now take a mixer add blanched green peas, fenugreek leaves, spinach, green chillies, coriander leaves, ginger garlic and 1 teaspoon of salt and blend this mixture together
  3. In a bowl take chick pea flour, add green paste, 1 tablespoon of oil, sugar, lemon juice, salt according to taste
  4. Now add water to this mixture and make a smooth paste
  5. Now add fruit salt to this smooth mixture and gently mix it again
  6. Now take a Dhokla plates grease this with cooking oil. Pour the mixture into the greased plates. Steam the Dhokla mixture for 7 to 10 min
  7. Remove the Dhoklas from heat, demould the Dhokla cut it into diamond shape
  8. Now prepare tempering for the Dhoklas in a pan, heat oil add mustard seed, pinch of asafoetida, now add curry leaves, green chillies, peanuts and sesame seeds. Cook this for 2 minutes and now garnish the Dhoklas with this tempering
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