Palak Dhokla

Spinach puree and tuvar dal dhoklas. A very healthy, simple and tasty snack prepared with spinach leaves and dal as the main ingredients. It is a delicious steamed lentil and spinach puree cake recipe which requires minimum oil and a good way to include green leafy vegetables in your daily diet. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Palak Dhokla
Main Ingredients Spinach Puree, Split Pigeon Pea
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 5-6 hour
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Palak Dhokla

  • 2 cups Spinach Puree blanched and pureed
  • 1 cup Split Pigeon Pea (toor dal/arhar dal)
  • 2 cups Yogurt


  1. Soak dal for four to six hours and grind it with yogurt.Transfer into a deep bowl.
  2. Add green chillies, spinach puree, salt, sugar and asafoetida and mix well. Mix fruit salt in lemon juice and add to the batter and mix. Add oil and mix.
  3. Grease dhokla plates. Heat sufficient water in the steamer pot.
  4. Pour the batter into the dhokla plates, fit them on the stand and place the stand in the steamer. Close the lid and steam for 15 minutes or till done.
  5. Cool slightly, cut into pieces and serve garnished as per your taste.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1117
Carbohydrates 140.6
Protein 62
Fat 34.2
Other Fiber Fiber- 20.2gm