Khaman Dhokla | How to make Khaman Dhokla

By Amrita Iyer  |  11th Sep 2016  |  
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About Khaman Dhokla Recipe

I am presenting a delicious instant Dhokla which is easy to prepare and has one of the spongiest textures possible!Just like how it is available in snack outlets!There is a simple funda here – we use 2 ingredients which are baking powder and baking soda.We add lemon juice or an equivalent and both react to form a lovely spongy texture!

The delicious and mouthwatering Khaman Dhokla is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Khaman Dhokla is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Khaman Dhokla. Amrita Iyer shared Khaman Dhokla recipe which can serve 7 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Khaman Dhokla. Try this delicious Khaman Dhokla recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Amrita Iyer of Khaman Dhokla by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Khaman Dhokla can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Khaman Dhokla with other users

Khaman Dhokla

Ingredients to make Khaman Dhokla

  • For the Dhokla :
  • 1 1/2 cups gram flour/garbanzo bean flour/besan
  • 1 1/2 Tsp salt
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • water as required
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice/2 tsp Citric Acid
  • For the tempering :
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 6 – 7 curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves – finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 2 – 3 green chillies - slit

How to make Khaman Dhokla

  1. Make the Dhokla Batter : Sift the gram flour into a bowl and add salt and lemon juice/citric acid.Add water 2 tbsp at a time and mix well to make a thick and pouring batter.Keep it covered for 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare the tempering : Heat 1 tbsp Oil and add mustard seeds.When they splutter add the curry leaves and green chillies and fry till they change colour and chillies are fried to a light green.
  3. Pour over the water and add salt and sugar.Bring to a boil over high heat till liquid is reduced and it turns a little thick.Add the coriander leaves and keep aside till required.
  4. Steam the batter : Prepare a steamer and place it on high heat.Grease a cake pan or pressure cooker separator with Oil.Stir the prepared batter well and if it has become thicker then add 1 – 2 tbsp water to thin it out.
  5. Add the baking powder and baking soda and beat well of 2 – 3 minutes.Pour into the pan and place inside the heated steamer.Close lid and steam for 25 – 30 minutes till a toothpick inserted in the centre comes out clean.
  6. Take out from the pan onto a plate after 10 minutes very carefully so as not to break it.
  7. Assembling the Dhokla : Prick all over the Dhokla with a toothpick.Drizzle the prepared tempering over and you will see that it is absorbed into it.Let it stand for 10 – 15 minutes and cut into squares or as you like!
  8. Serve as a breakfast option or with tea!

Reviews for Khaman Dhokla (15)

sana Tungekara month ago

The site of it is pleasing and says it's urs :blush::thumbsup::ok_hand:

Nisarga .a month ago

Amrita Iyer
a month ago
Thanks so much Nisarga:heart::heart:

Mandira Chowdhury3 months ago

Thank you so much for the recipe. It's just awesome in taste and easy making.
Amrita Iyer
a month ago
Thanks Mandira Chowdhury:blush:

Isha Tayal7 months ago

Came out very good

Hem Lata Srivastava8 months ago

Dhokla looks wow

mirza rubinaa year ago

Aap hindi me b bataa sakte h

Geeta Sharmaa year ago

am surely going to try it soon

Sathy Ramesha year ago

very nice

Kandibilla Anu Radhaa year ago

very tasty snacks

Archana Jalana year ago


Vandana Sinhaa year ago

V.nice n delicious.

Sparsh Rinkua year ago


Madhavi Shastria year ago

please write in Marathi

Amrita Iyer2 years ago

Madhuchanda Sharma - Simple yet delicious and with the perfect taste!

Madhuchanda Sharma2 years ago

very simple recipe dear!

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