Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Valor Dhokli with sprouts moong curry (Gujarati Shaak)


100 gm chopped valor (flat beans) both ends removed, strings removed
¼ cup moong sprouts
½ tsp mustard seeds
¼ tsp asafoetida (hing)
¼ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp chili powder
2 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
Coriander leaves for garnishing

For Dhoklis

½ cup whole wheat thick flour
2 tsp besan
½ tsp red chili powder
 ¼ tsp turmeric powder
Pinch of asafoetida
Pinch ajwain (carom seeds)
1 tsp oil
Salt to taste


For the dhoklis

Mix whole wheat flour, besan, red chili powder, turmeric powder, asafetida, ajwain, oil and salt in a bowl and add water to knead dough and keep aside for 10 minutes. Dough should not be very soft, so be careful to add water. Make small balls and press with your thumb to make small dholki and Keep aside.

For the tempering

Heat the oil in a kadhai add mustard seeds and asafoetida sauté for a few seconds. Add turmeric powder, valor, red chili powder, 1 cup water and salt cook on a medium flame for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add dhoklis and simmer for another 10 to 15 minutes, while stirring occasionally, add more water if necessary. Add moong sprouts and cook for another 2 minutes. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Sending this recipe to : Lisa's MLLA page and Susan's blog , HITS – Diabetic friendly andHITS page"


  1. wow Hetal. Love to see all gujju dishes here , keep it up.

  2. Very different recipe, new to be.. looks inviting

  3. thanks for introducing me to new snack, Looks healthy and delicious.

  4. A very different recipe.. looks nice!

  5. happy to follow you , we both are assigned for this month's taste and create........

  6. Hi Hetal.. I love gujarati dishes. Just popped by your site and it looks welcoming. Hoping to see more Gujarati dishes here. Following your space. Do visit me if you have the time.

  7. Very new recipe...Happy to see more recipes...Glad to follow u :)

  8. surely a healthy curry!!! looks so delicious!! Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!
    Ongoing Event - HITS - Diabetic Friendly
    Ongoing Event - Healthy Foods for Healthy kids - Italian Dishes (w Giveaway)


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