4 September, 2017
Protein Rich Sprouts Dhokla
Sprouts dhokla! Sounds interesting and fits in today theme of Protein-rich diet and also connects me to my last theme Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Food in Old Age! A dhokla made from sprouts I have used the moong bean sprouts and palak or spinach to make this delicious breakfast or snack.
Armed with the recipe from a famous site I set about making this dhokla for Breakfast. I was so sure it will be perfect I had no backup plan.
It flopped so miserably that my kiddo said she is not feeling too well and rather have fruits for breakfast.Hubby the idli and dhokla fanatic and who sees to it there are none left on the table kept looking at them and moving away. Finally, I binned them.
Anyway, this became a challenge I had to make a decent sprouts dhokla something that Hubby will eat.
So I mixed up two recipes(something I do very nicely), the sprouts dhokla recipe and my dhokla recipe and made sprouts dhokla. This is by no means a final recipe it needs a little more fine-tuning but since we get good palak only after the rains I am taking a short break before retrying again. The reason I am posting this is I should not forget what I have done.
The importance of sprouts in your diet is something we all know. Especially in a Vegetarian diet sprouts are extremely important and you can read up here in my post Sprouts Cutlets for more information.
The main ingredients in this dhokla are besan, rava/sooji, buttermilk, sprouts and palak.
We have dhokla for breakfast but they make a nice starter or appetizer for a party.