Green peas dhokla – microwave version-Tarla dalal recipe

I have never tried making dhoklas, though I wanted to make it from a very long time. When the microwave event was announced this month, the theme being steamed foods, I decided to try this dhoklas which I found in Tarla Dalal’s microwave cooking. The addition of green peas made it nutritious.It was easy to make requiring very less preparation time. Though it did not come out very fluffy, it was soft and tasted delicious and had authentic flavour.

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Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup Bengal gram / besan
  • 1/2 cup Green peas - boiled
  • 1 tsp Ginger green chilli paste
  • 1 tbsp sugar powdered
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/4 tsp Citric acid crystals
  • 3/4 tsp salt Unflavoured fruit
  • to taste salt
For tempering
For garnishing-
Servings
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup Bengal gram / besan
  • 1/2 cup Green peas - boiled
  • 1 tsp Ginger green chilli paste
  • 1 tbsp sugar powdered
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/4 tsp Citric acid crystals
  • 3/4 tsp salt Unflavoured fruit
  • to taste salt
For tempering
For garnishing-
Instructions
  1. Puree the green peas to a smooth paste using very little water.
  2. Add all the other ingredients to the paste and mix well. Add little water to get a dropping consistency.
  3. Pour into a microwave safe dish with a lid and microwave on high for 3 minutes covered.
  4. Remove and let it stand for 2 minutes.
For the tempering-
  1. Combine oil and mustard seeds in a small microwavable bowl and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Add the green chillies and asafoetida and microwave on high for 1 more minute.
  2. Remove from microwave and add 1 tbsp of water.
  3. Pour the tempering over the dhoklas and cut in to pieces. Garnish with Coriander and coconut.
  4. Serve hot with green chutney.
Recipe Notes

This goes to Srivalli's MEC- Steamed dishes.

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17 Comments

  1. it is called Saatu in kannada and its really long time i didnt eat this sweet.

     
  2. This luks nice from the traditional one//

     
  3. adding green peas is a great idea sowmya

     
  4. Dhokla looks delicious, Sowmya! Nice entry for Valli’s event. 🙂

     
  5. a new twist to the traditional dhokla ..good job will try it soon

     
  6. wow, dhokla is perfectly made. looks delicious, Sowmya!

     
  7. ANJALI J.

    thats a different one.. looks good.

     
  8. Divya Vikram

    I havent tried Dhokla at home..This looks too yummy..that too made in the microwzve..

     
  9. Dhokla looks great, delicious!!!

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  10. Great idea to add peas to Dhokla, looks yum!:)

     
  11. Sowmya..Dhokla’s are really temptfull.

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  12. Wonderful entry, Sowmya!

     
  13. easycrafts

    This is on the cards for me since long…yet to try…dhokla looks superb

     
  14. This looks really good. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Shubha Ravikoti

    yum yum…:)
    loved it..

     
  16. SPICE OF LIFE

    dhoklas are one of my favorite snacks …a microwave recipe is just what i needed 🙂 thanks for posting it ..

     
  17. sowmya..that looks so yummy..thanks for the lovely entry!

     

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