Moong Dhokla –

Moong Dal dhokla is a healthy, tasty and nutritious dhokla variety made with whole green moong, herbs and spices. It’s a steamed vegan cake that is protein-rich and guilt-free that you can enjoy for breakfast or dinner with a bowl of soup.

•1 cup green whole moong
•1/2 cup corrainder leaves
•1 green chilli
•1/2 inch ginger
•4-5 cloves garlic
•1 tsp fruit salt/eno
•1 tsp Sesame seeds
•1/2 tsp mustard seeds
•2 tsp Oil
•7-8 pcs curry leaves
For Garnish –
•Corrainder leaves
•Fresh grated coconut


  1. Rinse whole green moong dal and soak overnight in water.
  2. Drain the water and add the moong in the mixer grinder. Add corrainder leaves, green chili, ginger, garlic and 1/2 cup water. Blend into a thick consistency batter.
  3. The batter should not be too thick nor thin but like a dhokla batter. Remove the batter in a mixing bowl and set aside.
  4. Meanwhile keep water to boil in a steamer.
  5. Next add oil, lemon juice and salt as required and mix well.
  6. Then add fruit salt or eno to the moong dal batter mixture. Eno is used as a leavening ingredient in this recipe
  7. Mix well and pour the batter in a greased plate.
  8. Steam the mixture for 12-15 mins.
  9. For tempering – take 2 tsp oil, add sesame seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves and 1 split green chilli.
  10. Add the above tempering mixture on the dhokla once ready and enjoy with green chutney!
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