Khaman Dhokla | Dhokla Recipe


1 cup Gram flour/Besan/kadala mavu
½ cup curd
1 tsp Lemon juice
1tsp sugar
Salt – to taste
1 ½ tsp Eno fruit salt
½ tsp turmeric powder
Coriander leaves (finely chopped-to garnish)
Grated coconut (to garnish)
To grind
½ cup water
½ inch of ginger
2 Green chillies
To temper
1tsp Oil
½ tsp mustard seeds
¼ tsp asafoetida  

How to make it

  • Grind the items given and keep aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl add the besan, curd, turmeric powder, lemon juice, sugar and salt to it. Mix well and keep aside.

  • Grease a flat wide bottomed vessel with oil.
  • Mix the eno fruit salt with the besan mix at the time you are going to steam.
  • Pour the content to the greased container.

  • Steam this mixture for 10 minutes, I used Idli cooker.
  • Insert a fork or knife to check if it is done or not. Cool it for some time and invert the vessel in a clean plate.

  • Cut into desired shape.
  • Temper the items given and garnish with chopped coriander leaves and grated coconut on top.

  1. Add the ½ cup of water to grind green chillies. Add this watery mix with the flour. No need to add extra water.
  2. Take care you don’t over-cook the dhokla.
  3. If u doesn’t have fruit salt, you can replace with baking soda.

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