Toovar Methi Dhokla

An authentic Gujrati steamed snack preparation served hot with green chutney. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Split Pigeon Pea, Fenugreek Leaves
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 7-8 hour
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Toovar Methi Dhokla

  • 1 cup Split Pigeon Pea
  • 1/2 medium Fenugreek Leaves
  • 4-5 Green chillies
  • 2 cups Yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Soda bicarbonate
  • 2 teaspoons Oil


  1. Pick, wash and soak toovar dal for four to six hours. Clean, wash and finely chop fenugreek leaves.
  2. Remove stems, wash and roughly chop green chillies. Grind the dal with green chillies. Add yogurt, asafoetida, sugar, salt and fenugreek leaves.
  3. Add soda bicarbonate and mix well. Keep it aside for two to three hours. Grease a dhokla plate.
  4. Whisk the batter, pour into the greased plate and steam for eight to ten minutes. To test insert a knitting needle.
  5. If it comes out clean, the dhoklas are done. Serve hot with green chutney.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1128
Carbohydrates 140.9
Protein 64.5
Fat 34.3
Other Fiber Fiber- 22.9gm