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Palak Dhokla

Palak Dhokla

So you all are ready to watch the finals today?  I'm all geared up too and before that this post is coming as during Ind Pak match I had lot of fun in facebook watching the match together and commenting with other bloggers friends and decide to cook something up n post for the finals to munch on and enjoy the game.  We call it Chak De India event :)

I never ate palak dhokla before but was try for a long time and today seems to be perfect day it's one the quick, simple, tasty, healthy and filling snack to enjoy with game :)


 Ingredients:

Spinach/Palak -1 bunch [makes 1 cup puree]
Chickpeas Flour/Besan - 1 cup
Semolina/Suji - 1tbsp
Yoghurt/Curd - 1/2 Cup
Green Chillies -2
Ginger - 1" piece
Oil - 2tsp + for greasing
Cooking Soda - 1/4 tsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
Eno/fruit salt - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste 
Water - if required
Cilantro - for garnishing [optional]

For Tempering

Oil - 1 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Green Chillies - 4 slit
Curry Leaves - few 


Method:

1. Clean and blanch spinach and grind to smooth puree with green chillies and ginger, keep aside.


 2. In a bowl mix chickpeas flour, soda, salt, suji and curd and make a smooth paste.


3. Add spinach puree, oil, lemon juice and mix well, if required add little water to make thick pouring consistency batter with no lumps.


4. Prepare a steamer or steam water in pressure cooker and grease a bowl or plate with oil.

5. Mix well eno salt with batter, pour in grease bowl and steam for 15-20 minutes or until a fork/toothpick comes out clean.  Do not put whistle on the cooker lid.


6. Meanwhile prepare tempering, heat oil add asafoetida, mustard seeds once it starts to crack add slit green chillies, curry leaves and sauté for a minute off the flame.

7.  Take out the dhokla once it slight cool to handle and remove from the bowl, pour the tempering over it and cut in desire shape.


Serve with green chutney and enjoy the dhokla 


 I also made this drink to sip and enjoy the game :)


 Have good day :)

42 comments:

  1. mouth watering and tempting dhokla.

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  2. These look too good Priti!!!! Will try this out with the bunch of palak mom bought yesterday ;)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  3. Looks tempting and looks good!!

    Lets pray for India's victory!!:D

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  4. Home made dhoklas always delicious...wat is that drink dear amazing color...
    Pics are excellent...

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  5. good way to enjoy greens ....healthy and yummy snack!!

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  6. Palak dhoklas look so inviting:-)Great snack to munch on while watching the game:-)

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  7. Doklas are so inviting and colorful..

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  8. This is a healthy twist to the regular dhoklas. Loved them :)

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  9. dhokla with palak looks delicious,..;-)

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  10. wow very healthy and delicious dhokla !!

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  11. Nice healthy dokhla..,,wonderful presentation

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  12. Healthy and yummy Dhokla very apt for munching when watching the finals. what a game. We WON!!!

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  13. Healthy ad delicious dokhla.

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  14. Palak dokhla looks awesome healthy and nice dish.

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  15. So this is what you were munching on while watching the game...tooo good :-)
    Thoroughly enjoyed the company of you girls today..What a match,rt? So so happy for India :-)

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  16. Tempting and healthy dhokla...Nice clicks...

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  17. Mouth-watering with awesome color!!!

    valar
    http://valarskitchen-basics.blogspot.com/

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  18. Healthy delicious dhokla's dear :)

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  19. Awesome and healthy Dhokla. Nice way to sneak in greens:)

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  20. lovely dhokla.....pictures r inviting....

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  21. lovely dhokla.....pictures r inviting....

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  22. Lovely dhokla...healthy toooo..:)

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  23. Watelse we need, nothing will beat this healthy dhoklas, looks wonderful Priti..

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  24. yummy and healthy dhoklas looks good.

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  25. Spinach version sounds very interesting, love the colour!

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  26. Interesting. I am curious what is the drink.

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  27. Sounds really interesting,healthy and yummy dhoklas.

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  28. Chakde India .. we WON !! yay .. i was jumping around the whole time :D Wish i was in India to celebrate with all pataka and stuff! I celebrated with gajar halwa .. check my post :)
    I am planning to make dhokla sometime soon and i never made it before.. thanks for sharing this :)
    www.sunshineandsmile.com

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  29. Love them :) a great snack indeed!
    They look so neat n perfect..

    US Masala

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  30. wow!!!!that looks very appetizing. never tried this.am bookmarking your recipe

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  31. great addition of palak..makes it more healthy

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  32. Thank U ladies :) ...sure try this .:D

    @Archana ..I got lot of query for the drink ..will post tht too :D

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  33. I have to yet try dohkla at home,sounds nice to add palak,yummy and healthy!

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  34. What a lovely and yummy dhokla! Palak is a great addition to this recipe...

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  35. love the colour of this dhokla..very very healthy...love to have it now...yumm.

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