Cookbook:Khaman Dhokla

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Khaman Dhokla
Khaman dhokla
Category Snacks
Servings 2-3
Time 15-25 minutes


  • 1 cup Bengal Gram Flour
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsp semolina
  • 3 and 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp ginger and green chilli paste
  • 1/2 tsp citric acid
  • salt to taste
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp fruit salt
  • 1/4 tsp oil for greasing
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 green chillies,chopped
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • 2-3 Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves, for garnishing.


  • Add all of the ingredients together, except the fruit salt in a bowl and mix well adding water as per required to make a thick batter.
  • Before steaming, add the fruit salt and then add 2 tsp of water over it.
  • Wait for the bubbles form, then mix gently.
  • Pour the batter immediately into a greased 125 mm.(5")diameter plate and keep shaking the plate clockwise in order to spread the batter in an even layer.
  • Steam for 12 to 15 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
  • Then keep aside.
  • Then heat the oil in small pan and add the mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds start crackling, add the sesame seeds, green chillies and asafoetida, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for sometime, while stirring continuously.
  • Remove from the flame, then add 2 tbsp of water and mix well.
  • Cool slightly and cut into equal pieces. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.