Khaman Dhokla


Gram flour (besan) 2 cup
Yogurt,whisked 1 cup
Salt to taste
Green chillies 2-3
Ginger1-1/2 inch
Turmeric powder1/2 teaspooo
Oil 2 tablespoon
Soda bicarbonate 1 teaspoon1 tablespoon
Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
Fresh coriander leaves,chopped
Coconut,scraped 1/4cupp



  1. Take gram flour in a bowl. Add yogurt and warm water and whisk well so that there are no lumps. The mixture should be of a slightly thick consistency.
  2. Add salt and leave it covered to ferment for three to four hours.
  3. Grind green chillies and ginger into a paste.
  4. When gram flour mixture has fermented, add turmeric powder and green chilli ginger paste.
  5. Adjust seasoning and mix well. Heat the steamer.
  6. Grease a dhokla mould or shallow cake tin or a thali.
  7. In a small bowl take soda bicarbonate, one teaspoon oil and lemon juice.
  8. Mix and add to the gram flour mixture and whisk briskly. Pour batter into the greased thali and place it in the steamer.
  9. Cover with the lid and steam for ten to twelve minutes.
  10. When a little cool, cut into squares and keep in a serving bowl/plate.
  11. Heat remaining oil in a small pan.
  12. Add mustard seeds
  13. When the seeds begin to crackle, remove and pour over the dhoklas.
  14. Serve, garnished with coriander leaves and coconut.


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