Dhokla | How to make Dhokla

By Ankita Rathore Raghuwanshi  |  1st Sep 2015  |  
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About Dhokla Recipe

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 Ankita Rathore Raghuwanshi 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 Ankita Rathore Raghuwanshi for inputs. In case you have any queries for Dhokla you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Ankita Rathore Raghuwanshi. You can also rate the Dhokla and give feedback.


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 joshi3 years ago

Ys this is dhokla:ok_hand:. Mouth-watering :yum:

Rupal Andharia3 years ago


Rita Jain3 years ago

Looking super tempting...

Sadaf Ansari3 years ago

all ingredients have to add before fermentation or after that..

Meenakshi Chopra3 years ago

u r not dding sugar in tadka. it's not necessary ?

farzana sayed3 years ago

wil try dis

Rewa Chadha4 years 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 Tiwary4 years ago


Aman Kaur4 years ago

what we call head dal in Punjabi?

Akarshita prasad4 years ago

how do we make green chillies that come with dhoklas?

Asha Nandi4 years ago

v nice recipe

Lucky Rajpoot4 years ago