Matar Besan Ka Dhokla (Peas Gramflour Steamed Savory Cake) – Breakfast Recipe

Matar ka dhokla is an easy, quick and delicious breakfast recipe made with green peas, which are full of fibre and besan which is also known as gram flour. Besan is rich in carbohydrates and protein. Lemon juice adds a perfect tanginess to this dhokla.


Matar Ka Dhokla

If you are looking more Dhokla recipes with Besan or Gramflour here are some:-

  1. Besan Dhokla
  2. Beetroot Besan Dhokla
  3. Orangey Besan Dhokla
  4. Besan Idli Dhokla

Ingredients :

For Dhokla :
Besan or gram flour – 1 cup
Peas – 1 cup
Rava – 4 tbsp
Eno – 1 tbsp
Green chili – 3
Ginger – 1-inch piece
Juice of one lemon
Refined Oil – 1 tsp
Salt to taste

For Tempering :
Mustard Seeds or Rai – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – 8
Sesame seeds – 1 tbsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Chopped red chili- 2
Powdered Sugar – 1 tbsp
Juice of one lemon
Salt to taste

Method :

  1. Grind peas, chilies, and ginger into a fine paste with 1/3 cup of water.
  2. Mix pea mixture into dhokla ingredients except Eno with 1/2 cup of water and make a smooth paste.
  3. Keep an aside for 10 minutes.
  4. Keep 2 cups of water in a deep kadhai and put a stand in it. Cover it and let it boil for 5 minutes. Now add Eno in a dhokla batter and pour 1 tsp of lemon juice over it. Mix it well.
  5. Pour Dhokla batter into greased pan and steam for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Check with a toothpick if it cum out clean then it’s done. Allow dhokla to cool completely.
  7. For tempering: Heat oil in a small pan, first add the mustard seeds. Let them pop first. Now add chopped chilies and then white sesame seeds and curry leaves.
    In bowl mix water, sugar and add this mixture into tempering and boil for a minute.
  8. Then switch off the flame and add lemon juice. Mix it well.
  9. Then pour this hot mixture over steamed besan dhokla and cut into the desired shape.