Monday, May 25, 2009

Green Peas Dhokla


Bengal Gram Flour(Besan) - 1/2 cup
Fresh Green Peas - 1/2 cup
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
Ginger - Green Chilli paste - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tbsp
Coriander Leaves - 1 tbsp, chopped
Eno Fruit Salt - 3/4 tsp
Sodium-bi-carbonate - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Water - 1/2 cup

For Seasoning:

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Green Chillies - 2, finely chopped
Asafoetida - a pinch
Oil - 1 tbsp
Water - 1 tbsp


  1. Blend green peas into a smooth paste using little water.
  2. In a mixing bowl, take the green peas paste, gram flour, sugar, water, salt, sodium-bi-carbonate, ginger-green chilli paste, fruit salt and lemon juice and mix well.
  3. Pour this mixture into microwave safe dish with a lid(150mm, 6" diameter dish).
  4. Microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes covered with a lid.
  5. Remove and let it stand for 2 minutes.
  6. In another microwave safe dish, combine oil and mustard seeds.
  7. Cover with a lid a microwave on HIGH for 1 1/2 minutes.
  8. Remove, add green chillies and asafoetida and microwave for one more minute.
  9. Remove from microwave and add 1 tbsp water.
  10. Sprinkle this seasoning on the dhokla and cut them into square pieces.
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves.


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