Instant Khaman Easy Gujarati Dhokla Recipe गुजराती ढोकला

Besan ke jitne gun gine jaayein, kam hain. The cuisines of Rajasthan and Gujarat have so beautifully used this ingredient and created numerous delicacies. Let's talk about one of them today - the all time popular Khaman Dhokla. And..wait for it..I am going to share 2 interesting variations too :)

50 minutes
Instant Khaman  Easy Gujarati Dhokla Recipe गुजराती ढोकला Recipe - Ranveer Brar


2 cup Gram flour , बेसन

Salt to taste , नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 tsp Sugar, चीनी

1 tsp Lemon juice , नींबू का रस

⅓ cup Curd , दही

2 tsp Ginger paste , अदरक का पेस्ट

1 tbsp Turmeric water , हल्दी के पानी

¼ tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

1 tbsp Oil , तेल

2 tsp Fruit salt , फ्रूट साल्ट

For tempering

2 tbsp Oil , तेल

1 tsp Mustard seeds , राइ

1 sprig Curry leaves , करी पत्ता

1 tsp Asafetida, हींग

2-3 Green chillies, हरी मिर्च

½ cup Coconut water, नारयल के पानी

Salt to taste ,  नमक स्वादअनुसार

1 tsp Sugar, चीनी

1 tbsp Coriander leaves, धनिया पता

For Tam Tam Dhokla

1 tsp Sesame oil , तिल का तेल

1 tsp Mustard seeds, राइ

1 sprig Curry leaves , करी पत्ता

1 tsp Sesame seeds,  तिल

2 tsp Red chilli powder, लाल मिर्च पाउडर

1 tbsp Lemon juice,  नींबू का रस

Few Coriander leaves , धनिया पता

For khamani

1 cup Sides of Dhokla, crumb, ढोकला चुरा

1 tsp Sesame seeds , तिल

1 tbsp Tadka , तड़का

1 tsp Lemon juice, नींबू का रस

2 tbsp Coriander leaves , धनिया पता

Nylon Sev , नीलों सेव

Fresh Pomegranate seeds , अनार दाना

For Garnish

1 tbsp Fresh Coriander leaves, chopped , धनिया पत्त


  • In a mixing bowl, add gram flour, salt to taste, sugar, lemon juice, curd, ginger paste, turmeric water, turmeric powder, water as required and whisk it nicely Mix them properly into smooth batter. Make sure that there are no lumps.
  • In another bowl, add oil and fruit salt and mix well. Transfer this into the mixture and mix everything well.

For Steaming

  • Pour a glass of water into a 3 or 5 liter capacity pressure cooker and heat it over medium flame for 4-5 minutes before placing the greased plates.
  • Place a small stand or a small bowl in the pressure cooker and place greased plates filled with batter over it.
  • Close the pressure cooker lid and remove the whistle. Cook it over medium flame for 15-minutes. After 15-minutes open the lid and insert the toothpick or knife to check whether dhokla is cooked or not. If it is not cooked then cook it more for 5-minutes.

For Tempering

  • In a pan heat oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafetida, green chilli let it splutter.
  • Add coconut water, salt to taste, sugar and coriander leaves mix well.
  • Pour the tadka on the steam dhokla.

For Tam Tam Dhokla

  • Heat sesame oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, sesame seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add red chilli powder, lemon juice, coriander leaves and dhokla toss it well.

For Khamani

  • In a bowl, add the crumbed sides of dhokla , sesame seeds, thadka, lemon juice, coriander leaves, mix everything well. And garnish with nylon sev, pomegranate seeds and coriander leaves.

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