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Neha Sharma
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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A tasty snack from Gujrat, very popular and served with some green chutney .

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Gujarat
  • Steaming
  • Snacks
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Besan/ gram flour 1cup
  2. 1tbsp rava [semolina]
  3. Salt to taste
  4. 1tsp Lemon juice
  5. 1tsp eno sachet
  6. 1/2tbsp grated ginger
  7. 4 Green chilli
  8. 1/4cup curd
  9. Water
  10. 2tsp mustard seeds
  11. 20 Curry Leaves
  12. Asafoetida a pinch
  13. 2tbsp oil
  14. 1/4cup Water
  15. 2tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  16. 1tsp Sugar


  1. Grind green chilli and ginger garlic adding water to smooth paste.
  2. Fill the cooker with enough water heat it in low flame..grease a round pan with oil.
  3. Sieve besan flour and transfer it to bowl, add sooji ginger chilli garlic paste lemon juice salt and curd ,with a spoon mix it well.
  4. Add water to make the batter of desired consistency and no lump should be left.let the water boil in the cooker.add eno to the batter just before transferring it to cooker.
  5. Place a trivet in the pressure cooker.
  6. Transfer the content to the pan close the lid without the whistle. switch the flame to low flame
  7. Cook for 12-15minutes.check dhokla by inserting toothpick
  8. Let it cool for few minutes
  9. Remove dhokla from pan
  10. For tempering heat oil add musturd seeds Curry leaves green chilli .add Hing then water.let it boil for few seconds.pour over dhokla and cut into squares.
  11. You can garnish with chopped coriander

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Aditi Chowdhury
Aditi Chowdhury   Feb-15-2018

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