Dhokla | How to make Dhokla

By Vijaya Gupta  |  26th Aug 2015  |  
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About Dhokla Recipe

Gujarati people are more popular with the names of their staple food items of which the Dhokla recipe is one. In the case, you are wondering how to make dhokla at home; you are at the right place - betterbutter.in. Gujarati cuisine is more about the healthy recipes, as most of their delicacies involve substantially less amount of oil. Dhokla is one of the most loved delicacies from the Gujarati kitchens, an absolute steamed option for your health food. Though a lot of variations are available these days, yet the original version of Dhokla is made from a batter of chana dal and rice paste. The health freaks or those struggling with their cholesterol levels can savour on the steamed versions while the authentic Gujarati people prefer it to be a little sauté-ed with green chilli, asafoetida, mustard and cumin seeds. The quick & easy to make, step by step instructions along with the detailed ingredient list featured in the popular recipes of betterbutter, is the perfect one for beginners. This Gujarati dish has a real easy and fast recipe that takes roughly 15 minutes to be cooked. Any Gujarati household serves spicy coriander chutney and spice stuffed chillies along with Dhoklas. On knowing how to make dhokla, you can improvise quite a lot of variations. The popular types of dhoklas include Khatta Dhokla, Khandavi Dhokla, Toor Dal dhokla, Green peas dhoklas, Rasia Dhoklas, Rawa Dhoklas, and Mixed Dal Dhokla. Hence, with steamed Dhokla platter, your diet food is not all about boiled veggies and the little tasty vegetable juices.

Dhokla is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Dhokla in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Dhokla by Vijaya Gupta has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Dhokla at home without any difficulty. Dhokla is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Dhokla would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Dhokla this weekend. Share your Dhokla cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Vijaya Gupta for inputs. In case you have any queries for Dhokla you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Vijaya Gupta. You can also rate the Dhokla and give feedback.


Ingredients to make Dhokla

  • semolina 1 cup
  • Eno i satchet
  • salt to taste
  • curd 1 cup
  • turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
  • mustard (Rai) 1/2 tsp
  • curry leaves 10-12
  • coriander leaves for garnish

How to make Dhokla

  1. Take one cup semolina add one cup curd to it .
  2. Add salt and little turmeric . Add little water to make a batter like consistency.
  3. In a large saucepan, keep water for boiling
  4. Add one sachet Eno to the curd mixture, pour onto a dhokla thali (or any greased thali) and immediately keep for steaming on the boiling water and cover.
  5. It will take 10 minutes to cook.
  6. In a pan heat oil. Add the mustard, let it crackle. Add in the curry leaves and turn off the gas. Add on top of the dhokla
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves.

My Tip:

Serve with green chatni

Reviews for Dhokla (1)

bina bedi4 years ago

Did I do something wrong as my Dhokla was not so soft. Can you tell me what I could have done wrong ?