Khaman Dhokla By namratacom

Khaman Dhokla  By namratacom

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Enjoy the soft and tasty Khaman dhokla, a Gujarati special snack item prepared from a batter consisting of besan, beaten curd or buttermilk and salt. These dhoklas are tempered delectably and served garnished with coconut shavings as snack or tiffin.

Khaman Dhokla By namratacom recipe - How to make Khaman Dhokla By namratacom

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For the batter
1 cup besan (Bengal gram flour)
1 1/2 tbsp semolina (rava)
1/2 tsp citric acid (nimbu ka phool)
3 tsp sugar
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1 1/2 tsp eno's fruit salt
For the tempering
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp sesame seeds (til)
2 green chillies, chopped
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
For the garnish
1 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)


  1. Mix together all the ingredients for the batter except the fruit salt using enough water to make a thick batter.
  2. Add in the fruit salt, sprinkle a little water over the fruit salt and mix well.
  3. When the mixture rises, pour it into a greased thali and steam for about 10 minutes.

For the tempering

    For the tempering
  1. Heat the oil in a small katori and add the mustard seeds, sesame seeeds, green chillies and asafoetida.
  2. When the mustard seeds crackle, add 1 tablespoon of water and pour this over the steamed dhoklas.
  3. Cut into pieces and serve with green chutney.