Dhokla | How to make Dhokla

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ByAnkita Rathore Raghuwanshi
Created on 1st Sep 2015
  • Dhokla, How to make Dhokla

The delicious and mouthwatering Dhokla is a famous dish of Gujarat and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Dhokla is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Dhokla. Ankita Rathore Raghuwanshi shared this Dhokla recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Dhokla. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Dhokla recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves4People

Ingredients to make Dhokla

  • Urad dal - 1cup
  • Chana dal - 1cup
  • Moong Dal - 1/2 cup
  • Rice - 1 1/2 cup
  • Turmeric powder -1tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1tsp
  • Curd - 3-4 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • mustard seeds -1-2 tsp
  • Oil- 1tbsp
  • Curry leave - 12-15

How to make Dhokla

  1. Soak urad dal, chana dal, rice and moong dal for 8 hours - overnight.
  2. Drain water and grind it into a smooth paste by adding little water and keep it for fermentation for about 8-10 hours.
  3. Add turmeric, red chilli powder, salt, paste(ginger,garlic and green chilli) and 3-4 tbsp curd in the mixture.
  4. When you are ready to make the dhokla, bring the water to a boil in steamer/dhokli and grease the pan well with oil now pour enough batter so as to fill half the height of the thali.
  5. Sprinkle some red chili powder on the top of the batter(optional).
  6. Steam it for 10 minutes. Check by inserting a knife or a toothpick in it, if it comes out clean then it is ready.
  7. Let cool for a minute or two. Then cut into square or diamond shapes.
  8. For the takda - Take pan add oil add mustard seed and curry leaves and add the dhoklas to the pan and stir well.

Reviews for Dhokla (12)

Dhara joshi7 months ago
Ys this is dhokla:ok_hand:. Mouth-watering :yum:

Rupal Andharia8 months ago

Rita Jain10 months ago
Looking super tempting...

Sadaf Ansaria year ago
all ingredients have to add before fermentation or after that..

Meenakshi Chopraa year ago
u r not dding sugar in tadka. it's not necessary ?

farzana sayeda year ago
wil try dis

Rewa Chadhaa year ago
how to make soft dhoklas.mine remain dry even after adding 1/2 cup of water along with the chutney that is given in the shops.

Pritika Tiwarya year ago

Aman Kaura year ago
what we call head dal in Punjabi?

Akarshita prasada year ago
how do we make green chillies that come with dhoklas?

Asha Nandia year ago
v nice recipe

Lucky Rajpoot2 years ago