Thursday, March 22, 2012




Soaked mung daal - 1cup
Green chilly
Garlic crushed
Ginger crushed
Salt to taste
Turmeric- a pinch
Canola oil- 2 tbsp
Baking soda- 1 tsp
Water- 2 tbsp

For Garnishing-:
Chopped Cilantro(Coriander)
Shredded coconut

For tadka-:
Mustard Seeds- 1 tbsp
Curry leaves- 5-6
A pinch of asafoetida


  • Soak the yellow mung daal in water for 4-6 hours. Grind the soaked daal to a rough consistency. Don't make it too smooth.
  • Also grind the garlic and chily in a grinder with some salt and keep it aside.
  • Put the steamer on the medium flame.
  • Mix the grounded mung daal with grounded garlic chilly mixture and add 2 tbsp of water and salt to taste.
  • Also add 2 tbsp of canola oil.
  • Add the baking soda just before you put the mixture in the steamer.
  • Mix everything well and pour the mixture in to a pan that you can safely put in the steamer.
  • On a medium- high heat keep the steamer for about 15 minutes.
  • The dhokla will be ready in 15- 20 minutes. It's done if inserted knife comes out clean.
I am sending this recipe to Cooking concepts- Vegan Diet - Only plant based hosted by Srav's Culinary Concepts.


Indulge said...

The dhokla looks healthy and easy for the fast paced summer we will be having shortly. Thanks for sharing.
Love Ash.

Ansh said...

Just today I was thinking of calling MOM in law and asking her about her moong dal na dhokla recipe.. and saw your post of food bloggers at FB.
Now am gonna to make this with your recipe and surprise her :)

It looks very appetizing and easy to do. Thanks!

Sravs said...

wonderful recipe and looks delicious !! Thanks for linking to the event !!

Ongoing event
CC:Vegan Diet - Plant Based Food

Rosh said...

Great use of moong dal...makes it very healthy. Looks delicious :)

Manali said...

Thanks Ashwini, Ansh, Shrav and Rosh.
@Shravs- You are hosting a great event.