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Khaman Dhokla Recipe

A famous Gujarati Snack.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Prep Time : 2-2.30 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Khaman Dhokla

Main Ingredients

Gram flour (besan),






  • Gram flour (besan) sieved
    2 cups
  • Yogurt beaten
    1 cup
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chilli-ginger paste
    1 teaspoon
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Lemon juice
    1 tablespoon
  • Soda bicarbonate
    1 teaspoon
  • Mustard seeds
    1 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped
    2 tablespoons
  • Coconut scraped
    1/2 cup


Step 1

Take gram flour in a bowl. Add yogurt and approximately one cup of warm water and mix. Avoid lumps. Add salt and mix again.

Step 2

Leave it aside to ferment for three to four hours. When gram flour mixture has fermented, add turmeric powder and green chilli-ginger paste. Mix Heat the steamer. Grease a thali.

Step 3

In a small bowl take lemon juice, soda bicarbonate, one teaspoon of oil and mix. Add it to the batter and whisk briskly. Pour batter into the greased thali and place it in the steamer.

Step 4

Cover with the lid and steam for ten minutes. When a little cool, cut into squares and keep in a serving bowl/plate.

Step 5

Heat remaining oil in a small pan. Add mustard seeds. When the seeds begin to crackle, remove and pour over the dhoklas.

Step 6

Serve, garnished with chopped coriander leaves and scraped coconut.

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