Peas (मटर) Salad and Sprouts
Hara Bhara Dhokla Recipe

Peas are low-fat but high-everything-else. A cup of peas has less than 100 calories but lots of protein, fiber and micronutrients.

These come from peas strong anti-inflammatory properties. Excess inflammation has also been linked to heart disease, cancer, and ageing in general.

Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Total Time (Minutes): 40
  • 1/4 cup boiled and coarsely crushed green peas
  • 1/2 cup besan (bengal gram flour)
  • 1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 3/4 tsp fruit salt (Eno)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds (rai / sarson)
  • 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
  • 1 tbsp grated coconut

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, except the fruit salt along with approx. ¼ cup of water and mix very well using your hands.
  2. Just before you start steaming, add the fruit salt and 2 tsp of water and mix gently.
  3. Pour into a greased microwave safe dish with a lid and microwave on high for 3 minutes covered. Remove and let it stand for 2 minutes.
  4. Heat the oil and add mustard seeds in a pan & crackle it for 1 minute.
  5. Add the green chillies and asafoetida.
  6. Pour this tempering over the dhoklas and cut into square pieces.
  7. Garnish with the chopped coriander and grated coconut and serve with green chutney.