Khaman Dhokla Recipe | Three Easy Steps To Make This Gujarati Dish At Home


Making Khaman Dhokla at home is not a task. Here is how you can cook Khaman Dhokla easily at home. Find out three steps to make this delicious Gujarati dish.

Written By Yash Tripathi | Mumbai | Updated On:
Khaman Dhokla

Gujarati dishes are a delight to the tastebuds, and every Gujarati cuisine lover will agree to this. When it comes to Gujarati food, a person can never forget about Khaman Dhokla. Here is a simple recipe of Khaman Dhokla which you can try at home easily.


For Khaman Dhokla

  • One cup gram flour (besan)
  • One teaspoon of sugar
  • One teaspoon of salt
  • One tablespoon of refined oil
  • One teaspoon of mustard seeds
  • half glass of water
  • One 3/4 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 15 chopped curry leaves
  • One teaspoon of coconut powder

For Garnishing

  • Four sliced green chilli
  • One handful of coriander leaves

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How to make Khaman Dhokla?

Step One

Bring a glass bowl and then add gram flour, enough salt, water, baking soda and lemon juice one-by-one. Mix these ingredients properly. Leave the batter to ferment for one to two hours. Until then, pour boiled water in a steamer and put some oil in the utensil.

Step Two

Put the dhokla batter in the utensil and cook it on low flame for around 15-20 minutes. After 15 minutes, check with a knife by inserting it inside the dhokla. If the knife is clean, remove the cooked dhokla batter from the stove. Allow it to cool and then cut them into pieces.

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Step Three

For tempering the dhokla, heat another pan with oil on medium flame. Once the oil is hot enough, start adding mustard seeds, curry leaves and sliced green chilli. Add half cup of water in the pan and let it boil. After 60 seconds squeeze half a lemon, add sugar and green coriander leaves to the mixture. If a person likes it spicy, they can add some finely chopped green chillies to the top coating. Now, turn off the heat and empty the tempering on the dhokla. 

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