Dhokla (Khaman Dhokla)

Khaman dhokla is fermented gram flour and yogurt batter steamed, cut into cakes and tempered with mustard seeds and topped with fresh coriander and grated coconut.

Dhokla (Khaman Dhokla)

Dhokla (Khaman Dhokla)

Recipe by Ushakal GroupCourse: Breakfast, SnacksCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium


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  • 2 cup Chickpea flour (besan)

  • ½ cup Curd

  • ½ cup Water

  • 1.5 tsp Ginger chili paste

  • Salt to taste

  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp Sugar powder

  • ½ tsp Fruit salt

  • Ingredients for seasoning

  • 3 tsp Oil

  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds

  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp 7-8 Curry leaves

  • 1 tsp Sugar powder

  • ½ cup Water

  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves


  • Beat curd and water properly.
  • Mix besan, salt, ginger chili paste, sugar, turmeric powder in this curd water.
  • Stir properly and keep ma side for 1 hour.
  • Batter should be medium.
  • Now mix fruit salt in it.
  • Grease the plate and pour this batter in dish.
  • Boil water in steamer and place dish on it.
  • Cover lid and cook for 15-20 minutes at medium flame.
  • Remove from steamer.
  • Heat oil in a pan at slow flame.
  • Add mustard seeds in it.
  • When it is spluttering, add cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  • Also add sugar and water in it.
  • When bubble is seen in seasoning, pour on khaman dish.
  • Cut in to medium pieces and garnish with coriander leaves.

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