Chola Dal Methi Dhokla

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10 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 17%
Carbs 57%
Fats 27%
Traditional Recipe
Lactose Free
Tiffin Recipe

Did you know that savoury gujarati Chola Dal Methi Dhokla is sugar free, zero trans fat, lactose free and no dairy ? Add it guilt free to your mid morning, evening, breakfast or all day binge plans and enjoy the added benefits of a healthy meal too. The vegetarian and vegan snack add a boost of Total Fiber. Dhokla calories are around 44 Kcal. Have it with coriander chutney, pudina chutney, mint coriander chutney or spinach coconut chutney to promote gut health.


For Chola Dal Dhokla
  • 1/4 Cup Whole Bengal Gram (Chana)
  • 2 Tbsp Semolina (Suji)
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Fenugreek (Methi)
  • 1 Tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 Tsp Fruit Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • As Required Water
For Tadka
  • 1/8 Tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • 1/8 Tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 4 No. Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • 1 Tsp Oil


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak, pressure cook chana & grind coarsely

For Dhokla
  • Step 1

    In a mixing bowl add chole mixture, methi leaves, haldi, salt, ginger garlic paste, green chillies, fruit salt and a little water and mix well

  • Step 2

    Grease stainless steel plate and pour the prepared batter

  • Step 3

    Cover & cook in steamer

For Tadka
  • Step 1

    In a pan, heat oil, add rai, kadi patta leaves and allow to crackle

  • Step 2

    Add tadka on dhokla

  • Step 3

    Serve chola dal methi dhokla with chutney

Healthy Twist

A Sprinkle of Black Sesame Seeds is an Excellent Source of Antioxidants & Helps Regulate Blood Pressure

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Food Additives
Chickpea Flour (Besan)
Gluten (Wheat, Oats, Rye, Barley)
Food Colors
Asafoetida (Hing)
Approximate values
Serving Size Number(29gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 6gm 2.1%
Dietary Fiber 2gm 8.9%
Protein 2gm 4.0%
Total Fat 1gm 1.7%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 44 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 13 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 8 minutes
  • Bicycling 6 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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