How To Make Gujarati Dhokla Recipe

How To Make Gujarati Dhokla Recipe

How To Make Gujarati Dhokla Recipe, Spongy and Soft Instant Dhokla Recipe | Khaman Dhokla Gujarati  Recipe

Learn How To Make Gujarati Dhokla Recipe | Spongy and Soft Instant Dhokla recipe | Khaman Dhokla Gujarati Recipe. Not only me but even you can put together this instant khaman dhokla recipe only within 25 minutes and So this sweet n savoury, tangy n mildly spiced steamed cake is all you need to start a beautiful day.

Everything about a weekend is relaxing. And why not, weekends are meant for getting together with family n friends and enjoyment. So chillax and enjoy! This time I will cook super quick food for you all and enjoy it too. And ‘Gujarati Khaman Dhokla’ is one such dish which appears in my mind first when I visit my mom.

So here I am sharing ‘Khaman Dhokla recipe with you all. What exactly is Gujarati Khaman Dhokla?
Khaman dhokla/Gujarati Dhokla Recipe is a common dish in the Indian state of Gujarat.

Though I’m sharing this with you it is my mother’s recipe. My Mom is from Gujarat, and my Mom learnt this authentic recipe from my grandma so I can rightfully claim that this recipe is 100% authentic as it has been passed down the generations, except for the fact that I don’t grind the chickpea and ferment it like the traditional method of making this delectable snack. Gujarati Dhokla Recipe recipe takes one day to prepare due to fermentation but is equally tasty.

How To Make Gujarati Dhokla Recipe, Spongy and Soft Instant Dhokla Recipe | Khaman Dhokla Gujarati  Recipe

Although Gujarati Dhokla Recipe is an authentic Gujarati snack, it has become increasingly popular across India. In India, this snack will be everywhere in all sweet shops. So in a way it has become a national snack. Dhokla has gained popularity worldwide after samosa.

The texture of Dhoklas are soft and spongy and they look undeniably appealing to eat. Plus, this recipe is super easy and simple and anyone can easily make it.😉

This is an extremely easy recipe to create if you follow these basic steps properly. I am yet to come across a human who says, “I don’t like Dhokla.” I mean, they are just so delicious. Once you taste this, you will get hooked on to this mouth-watering snack.

This recipe includes the addition of fruit salt/eno, citric acid to the batter, and a little water added to the tempering. These are the only 2 criteria which makes the super-soft and spongy dhoklas so delicious. Add tempering before serving, so the dhokla soaks the tempering and gets fluffier. Those who know how authentic dhoklas taste would give you full marks for this preparation.

With this instant Dhokla recipe, you can learn how to make Dhokla at home with a quicker & easier method in less than 30 minutes. It is prepared quickly and almost fuss-free. Plus, it tastes heavenly.

This hearty & healthy Khaman Dhokla is a steamed/pot in pot recipe, so it is very low in calories. Which means it has health benefits too. It is usually served with chutney as a dip topped with green chillies.

How To Make Gujarati Dhokla Recipe

Let’s learn to cook this ‘Gujarati Khaman Dhokla / Gujarati Dhokla Recipe which is the perfect breakfast snack to chill with chilled drinks on a hot summer evening or warm you up with a hot cup of tea on a cold wintery morning. Trust me, it couldn’t be simpler than this. Simply prepare the batter and steam it.

Course Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Gujarati, Indian
Keyword Healthy Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 people
Author Ranjeeta Nath Ghai

Ingredients

For dhoklas:

  • cup chickpea flour/besan -
  • 5 tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp citric acid or lemon juice - 1 tsp
  • salt to taste I used 1 tbsp
  • 1 tsp fruit salt or baking soda
  • bell pepper (optional) halved and deseeded - 2

For tempering:

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 glass water
  • 2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 2 green chilies slit
  • tbsp sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Instructions

For Dhokla

  1. Take a mixing bowl.
  2. Add chickpea flour, sugar, salt, turmeric powder, citric acid/lemon juice.
  3. Add ¾ cup of water and whisk well to get a thick and smooth batter.
  4. Prepare pressure cooker or steamer. Boil water in a steamer.
  5. Add the fruit salt/soda to the batter just before steaming and mix lightly until batter is light and fluffy.
  6. Grease container. Pour the mixture immediately and spread evenly by rotating the container clockwise.
  7. Fill the container ⅜, like we do for cake baking.
  8. Steam in a steamer for 12-15 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
  9. Insert a toothpick to check if Dhaka is cooked if it comes out clean then dhokla is ready. If not, steam for few more minutes. Keep aside.

For Tempering:

  1. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds, green chilies, and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  3. Add 1 glass water, sugar, salt, lemon juice and mix well.
  4. Let it come to a boil, and remove from heat.
  5. Pour the tempering over the prepared dhoklas and spread it evenly.
  6. Cut into pieces and serve immediately garnished with onions. And serve with green/red chutney or ketchup.

I am a BIG dholka fan. Whenever I visit my mother I have only one standard demand… and it is eating Dhokla. I can devour this throughout the day. The dhokla is so tasty that I don’t feel like having anything else with this. 😉

So let’s learn to cook this ‘Gujarati Khaman Dhokla which is the perfect breakfast snack to chill with chilled drinks on a hot summer evening or warm you up with a hot cup of tea on a cold wintery morning. Trust me, it couldn’t be simpler than this. Simply prepare the batter and steam it.

For Variation in Gujarati Dhokla Recipe

You can try Capsicum Dhokla if you love capsicum/bell peppers (green/red/yellow)

  1. Pour 1 tbsp of the khaman batter into each of the 2 capsicum/bell peppers halves and steam it in a steamer/pot in pot for 8-10 minutes.
  2. Remove from the steamer/pot in pot and allow the capsicum/bell peppers with dhokla to cool slightly.
  3. Cut each khaman dhokla capsicum/bell pepper halve into 2 pieces vertically and serve with chutney.
Quick Overview
How To Make Spongy and Soft Instant Dhokla Recipe | Khaman Dhokla Gujarati Recipe

Recipe Name: How To Make Spongy and Soft Instant Dhokla Recipe | Khaman Dhokla Gujarati Recipe

Author: Ranjeeta Nath Ghai

Description: Let’s learn to cook this ‘Gujarati Khaman Dhokla which is the perfect breakfast snack to chill with chilled drinks on a hot summer evening or warm you up with a hot cup of tea on a cold wintery morning. Trust me, it couldn’t be simpler than this. Simply prepare the batter and steam it.

Preperation time: 5M

Cook Time: 20M

Total Time: 25M

Type: appetizer,

Recipe Yield: 4-6

Recipe Ingredients: For dhoklas:, chickpea flour/besan - 2½ cup, sugar - 5 tsp, turmeric powder - ¼ tsp, citric acid - ½ tsp, or lemon juice - 1 tsp, salt to taste ( I used 1 tbsp), fruit salt or baking soda - 1 tsp, bell pepper, halved and deseeded - 2, For tempering:, oil - 1 tbsp, water - 1 glass, mustard seeds - 2 tsp, sesame seeds - 1 tsp, green chilies, chopped - 2, sugar - 1½ tbsp, pinch of salt, lemon juice - 1 tsp,

Recipe Instructions: For Dhokla Take a mixing bowl. Add chickpea flour, sugar, salt, turmeric powder, citric acid/lemon juice. Add ¾ cup of water and whisk well to get a thick and smooth batter. Prepare pressure cooker or steamer. Boil water in a steamer. Add the fruit salt/soda to the batter just before steaming and mix lightly until batter is light and fluffy. Grease container. Pour the mixture immediately and spread evenly by rotating the container clockwise. Fill the container ⅜, like we do for cake baking. Steam in a steamer for 12-15 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Insert a toothpick to check if Dhaka is cooked if it comes out clean then dhokla is ready. If not, steam for few more minutes. Keep aside. For Tempering: Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds, green chilies, and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Add 1 glass water, sugar, salt, lemon juice and mix well. Let it come to a boil, and remove from heat. Pour the tempering over the prepared dhoklas and spread it evenly. Cut into pieces and serve immediately garnished with onions. And serve with green/red chutney or ketchup.

Calories: 65

Sending
User Review
0 (0 votes)

Leave a Comment

Don`t copy text!