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Instant Khaman Dhokla


Gram Flour  -1 cup
Lemon juice  -1tsp
Sugar  -1tsp
Soda / fruit salt  -1/2tsp
Yogurt (curd)  -1tsp
Ginger paste  -1/2tsp
Turmeric powder  -1/2tsp
Sesame seeds  -1tsp
Mustard seeds  -1/2tsp
Coconut powder  -1tsp
Chopped green coriander leaves  -2 tbsp.
Curry leaves  -1tsp
Thinly sliced green chilli  -2
Salt to taste
Vegetable oil  -tsp


  1. Mix gram flour, 1 tbsp. oil, lemon juice, sugar, yogurt, ginger paste, turmeric powder and salt. Add boiled water just enough to make a thick smooth paste.
  2. Add soda or fruit salt and stir it well.
  3. Pour the dhokla paste into a greased vessel and steam for about 10-12 minutes.
  4. Once the dhokla is done, cut it into square or diamond shape pieces.
  5. Heat oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds, sesame seeds, curry leaves and sliced green chilli. When the mustard seeds start spluttering, remove the pan from heat.
  6. Pour this over the steamed dhokla.
  7. Garnish with chopped green coriander leaves and coconut powder.

Additional information

Serve hot with green chutney or coconut chutney.