Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla is a Gujrati Dish. It’s a steam cake made from gram flour. Instant Khaman Dhokla is a soft, fluffy, tangy-sweet and a great snacks. Instant Khaman Dhokla is a healthy and great vegi snacks. Usually i prepared it with steaming method.

Ingredients :-

  • 1.5 cups gram flour (Besan)
  • 2 tbsp semolina (Suji), 1-1/4 cups water,
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp soda-bi- carb (mitha soda)
  • 1-1/4 tsp ENO fruit salt
  • 1 tsp salt (Namak)
  • 5 tsp sugar (Chini)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric (haldi)
  • 1 tsp Green Chilli Paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 3 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds (Rai)
  • 2-3 Green Chilies (slit into long pieces)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp finely copped coriander leaves

How to Prepare Recipe:-

  • Firstly take a bowl and sift gram flour. 
  • In this gram flour and mix semolina, 1-1/4 cups water, 1 tbsp oil, 2 tsp sugar,turmeric,chili paste, ginger paste to a smooth batter of a thin pouring consistency without any lumps. 
  • Beat well this mixture.
  • In this mixture add eno and soda.
  • After that sprinkle lemon juice and beat well for a few seconds.
  • Pour this mixture in the steamer, pan or a dish.
  • Gently shake so that the batter evens out in the pan or a dish.
  • Cover this dish with cling film. Prick at 1-2 places for the steam to escape. Microwave for 6 minutes.
  • For tempering, mix 1 tbsp oil, 2-3 green chilies , rai, 3/4 cup water, 3 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp lemon juice. Microwave for 4 minutes. Pour over dhokla. Wait for 20 minutes to turn soft. Cut into pieces.
  • Sprinkle coriander leaves on it.
  • You can also prepare khaman dhokla in a electric cooker or a pressure cooker. In a Pressure cooker the water should already be boiling or hot when you place the pan with the dhokla better. When using pressure cooker, remove the whistle from the lid and cover the cooker tightly with its lid. Steam 15-20 minutes in an electric rice cooker. 
  • If using a pan or a pressure cooker steam 12-15 minutes on a medium flame. Dhokla is ready in 17-20 minutes. To check that dhokla has been ready, insert a toothpick and if it come out clean, the khaman dhokla is ready. 
  • If the toothpick has the batter on it, then you need for more steam  for some times.
  • When the dhokla become warm, with a knife gently slid along the edges. keep a plate on the top of the dish.
  • Invert the dish. 
  • In a small pan heat 1 tbsp oil and add mustard seeds and allow them to creak. When the mustard seed are creaked add 1 tbsp cumin seeds , 8-10 curry leaves 1-2 chopped green chilies.  Stir and then add 2 tbsp sesame seeds. Then add 1/3 cup water and 2 tbsp sugar . When this tempering mixture to come a boil. Then pour this tempering mixture on the khaman dhokla. After that add lemon juice. Cut into pieces.
  • Sprinkle coriander leaves on it.
  • Serve it .