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Khaman Dhokla | Gujarati Recipe | TM Food Corner

Khaman Dhokla | Gujarati Recipe | TM Food Corner

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet & Sour

Ingredients for Khaman Dhokla Recipe

Gram flour (besan) sieved 2 cups

Yogurt beaten 1 cup

Salt to taste

Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

Green chilli-ginger paste 1 teaspoon

Oil 2 tablespoons

Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

Soda bicarbonate 1 teaspoon

Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

Hing 1 pinch

Curry leaf 4-5

Sugar 1 tbsp

Water 4 tbsp

Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons or pudina chutney

Coconut scraped 1/2 cup(optional)


Step 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.

Step 2

Leave it aside to ferment for three to four hours. When gram flour mixture has fermented, add turmeric powder and green chili-ginger paste. Mix. Heat the steamer. Grease a thali.

Step 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.

Step 4

Cover with the lid and steam for ten minutes. When a little cool, cut into squares and keep in a serving bowl/plate.

Step 5

Heat remaining oil in a small pan. Add mustard seeds and curry leaf and Hing. When the seeds begin to crackle, remove and pour over the dhoklas.

Step 6

Now in a pan boil water with sugar and make a thin sugar syrup and pour it over dhoklas

Step 7

Serve, garnished with chopped coriander leaves and scraped coconut or with pudina chutney.

About The Author

Lipika Debnath

An engineering graduate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Veltech University Chennai. Her sense of pride for nation reflects from her work as after her graduation she joined as a school teacher in Hojai, Assam under Sarba Siksha Abhiyan, Govt. of Assam, India to nurture the young minds of India. She loves teaching and be with kids and providing them with the pinnacle of knowledge. She loves cooking and has mastered the art of cooking since her childhood. Meet our in-house Food Columnist, Miss Lipika who can make your mouth open and drool once you happened to read her food column. Yes, you need to be lucky or go and meet her personally at her home to taste those palatable dishes cooked by her.

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