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Khaman Dhokla Sandwich

Amrita Iyer
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Prep Time
60 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Khaman Dhokla Sandwich RECIPE

Khaman Dhokla is one of Gujarat’s trademark snacks which you will find everywhere.This comprises of sandwiching two rounds of delicious steamed dhokla with fresh green Chutney and topping with a scintillating “tadka” or tempering.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Gujarat
  • Steaming
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. For the Dhokla:
  2. 1 cup rice (preferably any short-grained rice like Mansoori)
  3. 1/4 cup Urad Dal (white lentils)
  4. 1/4 cup sour yogurt (keep fresh yogurt covered overnight)
  5. 4 tbsp Oil
  6. 1 tsp fresh Green Chili paste
  7. 1 tsp fresh Ginger paste
  8. 1 tsp soda bicarb
  9. 2 tsp lemon juice
  10. For the tempering(tadka):
  11. 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
  12. 1 pinch Asafoetida
  13. 5-6 Curry Leaves


  1. For the Dhokla:
  2. Wash the rice and Urad Dal.Soak them in 3 cups of water for 4-5 hours.
  3. Drain the water and grind the rice and dal with 1/2 cup of water to a fine batter.It should be like a dosa batter.
  4. Transfer the batter into a bowl and add the sour yogurt.Whisk well and leave to ferment overnight.
  5. In a chutney grinder,grind all the ingredients for chutney into a thick consistency.
  6. Next day heat water in a steamer.
  7. In a small bowl,mix together 1 tbsp Oil,2 tsp lemon juice and the soda bicarb.Mix well and add to the batter.Whisk again till mixed.
  8. Grease two dhokla plates and pour half the batter into each one.Steam for approximately 15 minutes on medium heat till a knife inserted comes out clean.
  9. Cool for 10 minutes and loosen sides with a knife.Take the steamed dhokla out on a plate.
  10. Assembling the sandwich:
  11. Take a plate and put one round of Khaman Dhokla on it.
  12. Spread the chutney generously over it and top with the other round.Press lightly.
  13. Heat 2 tbsp oil and add the mustard seeds.when they crackle,add Asafoetida and curry leaves.Pour over the Dhokla sandwich.
  14. Cut into squares or whatever shape you like.
  15. Serve hot with Coriander – Coconut Chutney or whatever accompaniment you like with hot tea.

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Padma I
Padma I   Oct-20-2016

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Amrita Iyer   Sep-15-2016

Thanks Vibha Thakur

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