Sprouted Moong Dhokla
Sattvik food is always freshly cooked and simple, juicy, It is light, nourishing, sweet and tasty. It increases the energy of the mind and produces cheerfulness, serenity and mental clarity. Sattvik food is highly conducive to good health. These Sprouted Moong dhokla are full of energy and they are with No Onion and No Garlic. and addition of Carrot makes these dhokla more healthy and tasty.
- 250 gm Sprouted Whole Moong
- 120 gm Gram Flour
- 1 Carrot
- 3 Green Chilies
- 1 Inch Ginger
- 11/2 Tbsp Oil
- 1/2 tsp Cumin seed powder
- 1/2 Cup Buttermilk
- 1/2 tsp Soda bicarb
- 2 Tbsp Coriander leaves
- 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
- 1/2 tsp Sesame seeds
- 7-8 Curry leaves
- 1. Wash the whole Moong and soak them in water for overnight.
- 2. Rinse again the soaked Moong and place them in a wet muslin cloth and again put them for 6-8 hours without disturbing the position.
- 3. Untie the cloth and check the Moong, The sprouted Moong are ready to use. If they are not sprouted properly, sprinkle some water on them and again tie the cloth for 3-4 more hours.
- 4. Now to make Dhokla, First crush the sprouted Moong coarsely and put the paste aside. (Note: To crush the Moong, you can use lil amount of water to make coarse paste.)
- 5. Now, Cut the carrot roughly, and add green chilies, ginger and some roughly chopped coriander leaves and make churn them in a mixer.
- 6. Add this carrot mixture paste in sprouted Moong paste and make a Dhokla batter by adding buttermilk and Gram flour.
- 7. Season the batter with salt, red chili powder, and cumin seed powder. and keep the batter aside.
- 8. Now heat a dhokla maker with some amount of water in it, and grease the dhokla plate with oil. let the water starts boiling, Now add Soda bicarb in dhokla batter and 1 Tbsp of Oil and mix the batter properly, and place this mixture on dhokla plate
If you dont have dhokla maker, simply take a big deep vessel and add water in it, let it starts boiling and place the plate on it which has the exact diameter of that vessel, and spread the dhokla mixture in that plate and cover it with another big size of plate tied with muslin cloth.