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Saba Rehman
20 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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A very famous gujrati traditionsl breakfast. This is perfect recipes after trying so many times. This recipe will help u to make soft and spongy dhokla.

Recipe Tags

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

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 2 cups Gram flour (besan)
  2. 1 cup yogurt beaten
  3. turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
  4. salt to taste
  5. Green chilli-ginger paste 1 teaspoon
  6. oil 2 tablespoons
  7. lemon juice 2 tablespoons
  8. Soda bicarbonate 1 teaspoon
  10. Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
  11. curry leaves 7 8nos
  12. green chillies 4nos breakable
  13. 1/4 cup water
  14. Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


  1. Take gram flour in a bowl. Add yogurt and approximately one cup of warm water and mix. Avoid lumps. Add salt and mix again.
  2. Leave it aside to ferment for half an hour. When gram flour mixture has fermented, add turmeric powder and green chilli-ginger paste, Mix it. Heat the steamer. Grease a thali.
  3. In a small bowl take lemon juice, soda bicarbonate, one teaspoon of oil and mix. Add it to the batter and whisk briskly. Pour batter into the greased thali and place it in the steamer.
  4. Cover with the lid and steam for 20 to 30 minutes. check it with the help of toothpick if its wait When a little cool, cut into squares and keep in a serving bowl/plate.
  5. Heat remaining oil in a small pan. Add mustard seeds. When the seeds begin to crackle, add curry leaves n green chillies after few seconds add 1/2 cup water n remove from flame and pour over the dhoklas.
  6. Serve, garnished with chopped coriander leaves

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Jan-11-2018


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