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mixed dal dhokla
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Mixed dal dhokla-Steamed lentil cake

Mixed dal dhokla is a protein rich recipe with very little oil.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: dal dhokla, mixed dal dhokla
Servings: 4
Author: bhavana bhatia


  • 1 cup channa dal/Split chickpeas dal
  • ½ cup urad dal/ black gram dal
  • ½ cup mung dal/yellow lentils
  • ½ cup rice
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 1 small chilli chopped
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • Salt as per taste

For tempering:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 4-5 green chillies sliced.
  • few sprigs of curry leaves


  • Soak all the lentils and rice overnight with enough water.
  • Blend with minimum water & salt to get a thick batter,keep it aside for 6 hrs/overnight.
  • Add ginger,chillies and baking soda to the batter.
  • Steam for 15-20 mins in an oiled vessel.
  • Let it cool and cut into pieces.
  • In a pan ,heat oil and temper curry leaves,mustard and chillies and add the dhokla pieces to tempering.
  • Garnish with fresh coriander.