Sprouted Moong Dhokla Recipe

Sprouted Moong Dhokla Recipe is a healthy dhokla recipe made by combining sprouted green moong along with besan and carrots. The carrots up the nutrition value of the dhokla. Great to be served at breakfast or even at tea time.

Waagmi Soni
Sprouted Moong Dhokla Recipe
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Sprouted Moong dhokla are full of energy and they are with No Onion and No Garlic and addition of Carrot makes these Dhokla more healthy tasty.

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Serve Sprouted Moong Dhokla along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney for breakfast or serve as a tea time snack.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dhokla recipes such as

  1. Buckwheat Corn Dhokla Recipe
  2. Khaman Dhokla Poha Recipe
  3. Microwave Dhokla Recipe

Course: North Indian Breakfast
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

60 M

Cooks in

45 M

Total in

105 M


4 Servings


  • 250 grams Green Moong Sprouts
  • 120 grams Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar)
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
  • 1/2 cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 2 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves

How to make Sprouted Moong Dhokla Recipe

  1. To begin making the Sprouted Moong Dhokla recipe, wash the whole moong and soak them in water for overnight.

  2. Rinse again the soaked Moong and place them in a wet muslin cloth and again put them for 6 to 8 hours without disturbing the position.

  3. Untie the cloth and check the Moong, The sprouted Moong are ready to use. If they are not sprouted properly, sprinkle some water on them and again tie the cloth for 3 to 4 more hours.

  4. Now to make dhokla, first crush the sprouted Moong coarsely and put the paste aside. (Note: To crush the Moong, you can use little amount of water to make coarse paste.)

  5. Now, cut the carrot roughly, and add green chilies, ginger and some roughly chopped coriander leaves and make churn them in a mixer grinder.

  6. Add this carrot mixture paste in sprouted Moong paste and make a Dhokla batter by adding buttermilk and Gram flour.

  7. Season the batter with salt, red chili powder, and cumin seed powder and keep the batter aside.

  8. Now heat a dhokla maker with some amount of water in it, and grease the dhokla plate with oil.

  9. Let the water starts boiling, Now add Soda bicarb in dhokla batter and 1 tablespoon of oil and mix the batter properly, and place this mixture on dhokla plate, cover it with lid and steam the dhokla at least for 15-20 minutes.

  10. If you don't have dhokla maker, simply take a big deep vessel and add water in it, let it starts boiling and place the plate on it which has the exact diameter of that vessel, and spread the dhokla mixture in that plate and cover it with another big size of plate tied with muslin cloth.

  11. Serve Sprouted Moong Dhokla along with Dhaniya Pudina Chutney for breakfast or serve as a tea time snack.