Friday, 26 April 2013

Khaman Dhokla

A famous Gujarati Snack


• Gram flour (besan) -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


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

* 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. 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.

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

* Heat remaining oil in a small pan. Add mustard seeds. When the seeds begin to crackle, remove and pour over the dhoklas. Serve, garnished with chopped coriander leaves and scraped coconut.

Recipe source :khana khazana

Cooking Time: 20-25 minutes

Servings: 4 Preparation Time: 2-4 hours


  1. my favorite...delicious khaman..

  2. love dhokla, yours looks tempting..

  3. perfect for saturday morning,looks so soft.

  4. love to have this sometimes in a year lolz

  5. i love this with chutney.. yummy..

  6. great dish..have to try this sometime

  7. Wow! Your dhoklas look lovely dear :-)

  8. all time fav snack, perfect and yummy dhoklas.

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