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Khaman Dhokla Recipe

Priyanka Dutta
Khaman Dhokla is an authentic Gujarati recipe that is famous all over India. Here you can know how to make Gujarati Khaman Dhokla Recipe with step by step guide...
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Prep Time 7 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Resting Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack, Snacks
Cuisine Glutenfree, Gujarati, Indian
Servings 5 people


For the Batter

  • 250 grams Gram Flour (Besan)
  • cup Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda or ENO
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice (optional)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger & Green Chili Paste (optional)
  • Salt as per taste
  • ¼ tsp Red chili powder (optional)
  • tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp Oil

For Tempering

  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Black Mustard Seeds
  • 10 pieces Curry Leaves
  • 4 pieces Green chili
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 cup Water
  • Salt as per taste


Baking Dhokla

  • First, take a mixing bowl and gather all the dry ingredients like chickpea flour, salt, turmeric powder, sugar, asafoetida along with lemon juice and yogurt.
  • Now add the required amount of water and start mixing with a spatula.
  • After mix all the ingredients, let it rest for a minimum of 10-12 minutes. (It's a secret)
  • In the meantime, preheat the Microwave for 2 minutes.
  • Take a cake tin or any baking container and coat oil with a brush.
  • Now take the dhokla mixture bowl and add 1 teaspoon of baking soda and mix. Use cut & fold process to mix it.
  • As quick as pour the mixture into the baking container and put it into the microwave.
  • Baki on high heat for about 3 minutes and your dhokla becomes fluffy and ready to serve.

Prepare the chutney

  • Now heat a frying pan with 2 tbsp of oil.
  • Keep the heat on very high. Add 1 tsp of Black Mustard Seeds.
  • When the mustard seeds are started crackling, add 1 pinch of asafoetida.
  • Also, add green chili slit and continue to stir. Otherwise, these will burn.
  • Now add fresh curry leaves and stir for 1 minute.
  • Add 1/2 cup of water along with sugar and salt.
  • You can also add lemon juice if you want.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves. Cook for 1-2 minutes more and it's done.
Keyword Dhokla, Khaman, Khaman Dhokla
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