Khaman Dhokla Recipe

Annavita Lanong
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  • 09 May 2021,
  • 9:52 PM
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SUMMARY: Khaman Dhokla is a spongy, soft tangy-sweet snack made from flour or semolina. It is a culinary dish of Gujarat and also made with a fermented batter derived from chickpeas or rice. It is served and enjoyed as a teatime snack, breakfast snack or even as a main course. Dhokla is also similar to Khaman, which is made from chickpeas and its yellow.

Recipe Details:

  • Chef: Gaurav Garg
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: Indian
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 Min
  • Servings: 4-5 peaces
  • Nutrition: 266 Calories per peace

Ingredients of Khaman Dhokla :

  • 1 tbsp semonila
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 tsp Eno fruit salt
  • 1 ½ tsp lemon juice
  • ¼ cup curd
  • ¾ cup of water
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Grated coconut
  • Chopped coriander seeds
  • Boil water

How to make Khaman Dhokla

Step 1: Heat Oil in Pan

Heat 2 tbsp oil in a small pan

Step 2: Ad mustard seeds

Add 1 tsp mustard seeds.

Step 3: Add Ingredients

Allow them to crackle, add cumin seed, 10 curry leaves and 1 chopped green chilli

Step 4: Fry Ingredients

Fry, stir and add 2 tsp sesame seeds

Step 5: Add Water

Add ½ cup water

Step 6: Add Sugar

Add 2 tsp sugar

Step 7: Stir Mixture

Stir all the mixture to boil

Step 8: Pour it

Pour it to the dhokla, let it seep

Step 9: Garnish with coconut and coriander seeds

Garnish with 2 tbsp. grated coconut and 2 tbsp. coriander seeds

Khaman dhokla recipe: With this easy step-by-step process, you will learn to prepare an amazingly soft and spongy dhokla:


  • Grease the pan with ½ tsp of oil
  • Mix 1.5 cup flour in a bowl
  • Add pinch of turmeric, lime juice, chillies and salt
  • Add 1 cup of water to the mix and stir
  • Add 1 tbsp semolina and stir to a thick smooth batter
  • Add Eno or fruit salt and stir briskly and quickly
  • Pour the mixed content into the greased pan

Method: By Steaming

  • Place the pan in a boiling water steamer or pressure cooker. While using a pressure, make sure to remove its whistle and cover tight
  • Steam for 15-20 mins on medium-high flame
  • The Khanam is now ready, to check its doneness, use a toothpick and if it comes out clean its done, otherwise steam it some more time
  • When it’s ready, gently slid along the edges and turn the pan on the plate upside down
  • Slice it and its ready to be served!

Method 2: In Microwave

    • Grease microwave bowl and add the batter into the bowl
    • Cover its lid
    • Microwave for 2-3 minutes
    • Use a toothpick to check its doneness and give it seconds more if it’s not ready.

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First Published | Sunday | 06 December 2020 , 2:37 PM