Khaman Dhokla

in #food3 years ago

Khaman Dhokla is a savory cake. Khaman dhokla is soft and fluffy, mildly tangy and sweet. This is a great snack from Gujrati cuisine. The addition of fruit salt to the batter, and water to the tempering, are the two main factors responsible for this soft and spongy dhokla.

Prep time : 5 mins
Cook time : 10 mins
Total time : 15 mins
Serves: 4


Gram Flour - 1½ cup
Lemon Juice - 1 tbsp
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Salt - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Ginger - ½ tsp (grated)
Green Chilli - 1 (finely chopped)
Fruit Salt (Eno) - 1 tsp
Fresh Coconut - 4 tbsp (grated)
Coriander Leaves - 2 tbsp (chopped)
For Tempering:
Water - 2 cups
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard Seeds - ½ tsp
White Sesame Seeds - ½ tsp
Green Chillies - 3 (cut lengthwise)
Curry Leaves - 7-8
Salt - ½ tsp
Sugar - ½ tsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tsp


In a deep bowl, add gram flour, salt, sugar, turmeric powder, lemon juice, ginger, green chillies. Add water to make a thin batter as that of pancake.
Now add fruit salt and mix gently.
Grease a microsafe bowl, pour batter into it.
Cover with the lid and micro for 5 minutes on 100%.
Give standing time of 3 minutes in microwave.
Remove from microwave and let it cool.


In a small pan, heat oil.
Add mustard seeds and allow them to crackle.
When the mustard seeds are crackling, add curry leaves, green chillies.
Stir and then add sesame seeds.
Fry till the sesame seeds becomes pink in colour.
Then add water, salt, sugar.
Stir and allow the mixture to come to a boil.
Then pour this tempering mixture evenly on the khaman dhokla.
Cut it into desired pieces and garnish with coriander leaves and grated coconut.
Delicious Khaman Dhokla is ready to be served.


You got a 46.45% upvote from @emperorofnaps courtesy of @nidhisrecipes!

Want to promote your posts too? Send 0.05+ SBD or STEEM to @emperorofnaps to receive a share of a full upvote every 2.4 hours...Then go relax and take a nap!

looks good 😊 enjoy

Thanks a lot❤️


Sneaky Ninja Attack! You have just been defended with a 9.27% upvote!
I was summoned by @nidhisrecipes. I have done their bidding and now I will vanish...


A portion of the proceeds from your bid was used in support of youarehope and tarc.

Abuse Policy
How to use Sneaky Ninja
How it works
Victim of grumpycat?

You got a 7.93% upvote from @postpromoter courtesy of @nidhisrecipes!

Want to promote your posts too? Check out the Steem Bot Tracker website for more info. If you would like to support the development of @postpromoter and the bot tracker please vote for @yabapmatt for witness!

Are you a professional cupcake maker? Look at it makes you hungry

Cooking is my passion❤️😂

buena receta me gusta mucho quisiera comer ese dulce

This post, with over $50.00 in bidbot payouts, has received votes from the following:

postpromoter payout in the amount of $60 STU, $128 USD.
appreciator payout in the amount of $27 STU, $58 USD.
emperorofnaps payout in the amount of $20 STU, $42 USD.
sneaky-ninja payout in the amount of $8 STU, $16 USD.

For a total calculated bidbot upvote value of $114 STU, $244 USD before curation, with approx. $29 USD curation being earned by the bidbots.

This information is being presented in the interest of transparency on our platform @nidhisrecipes and is by no means a judgement of your work.

This looks yummy and simple too! I love dhokla so I will give it a try. Do you have any recipe for a nice chutney to accompany this?