Moong Dal Dhokla.

Moong Dal Dhokla.

Preparation Time 10 Minutes

Soaking Time 2 to 3 Hours

Resting Time 10 Minutes

Cooking Time 15 Minutes

Total Time 3 Hours 35 Minutes

Serve 4

Type of Recipe: Breakfast

Name of Author: Asmi Kadam


  • 1 cup Moong Dal
  • 2 to 3 green chillies
  • Small piece of ginger
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon ENO
  • For tempering:
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
    • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
    • Curry leaves
    • Pinch of Asafoetida
    • 2 to 3 tablespoon Oil

2 to 3 tablespoon grated coconut for garnishing


Wash and soak the moong dal for 2 to 3 hours in water. Once the dal soaked, remove all water from the dal. Grind this dal with green chilly, ginger, and salt. Make a fine paste. Remove this paste into the mixing bowl. Keep aside for resting at least 10 minutes.

Till from other side, heat the steamer for dhokla. Apply some oil to the steamer thali. After 10 minutes, add ENO into the batter of dhokla. Squeeze some lemon juice on the ENO. Mix well. Now pour this batter in the thali.

Keep this thali in the steamer. Keep the lid on the steamer. Cook for 10 to minutes.

After 15 minutes you see dhokla cooks properly.

Allow to cool down. Once it comes in room temperature, remove the dhokla from thali and make square pieces with the help of knife.

Now will prepare for tempering. Heat a tadka pan on a low flame. Add oil. Once oil heated, add mustard seeds, sesame seeds, Asafoetida, curry leaves and slit green chilies. Mix well. Switch off the gas. Now pour this tempering on the dhokla.

Serve this delicious Moong Dal Dhokla with chutney and tomato ketchup.


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