Instant Khaman Dhokla

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Instant Khaman Dhokla

  • Instant Khaman Dhokla Recipe

Khaman Dhokla is a delicious and very famous snack on the streets of Gujarat. Instant Khaman Dhokla – as the name suggests, it can be made instantly within 20 minutes and no need to prepare batter 8 to 10 hours in advance. Follow this recipe to make Khaman Dhokla at home.


  • 2 cup Besan (pure Gram flour)
  • 300ml Water
  • 4 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Soda
  • 1 tsp Citric Acid
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Rai (Mustard seeds)
  • 4 Green Chilli
  • Some Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Coriander for garnishing


  • Grease a steamer pan/plate with oil.
  • Set the cake rack at the bottom of steamer/steam cooker.
  • Add some water and bring to boil, this will be used to steam the Dhokla.
  • Take 300ml water and heat over medium flame till it gets warm.
  • Switch off the gas and add Citric Acid and Sugar and stir until both dissolves completely.
  • Add Gram Flour little by little and stir continuously so that there are no lumps.
  • Add Salt and mix well.
  • Just before steaming, add soda and stir well, the batter will double in size and colour will also change a bit.
  • Pour the batter into greased plate, put in the steamer over the rack.
  • Cover the lid with a cotton cloth and cook over high flame for 10 minutes.
  • Covering lid with a cloth will help absorbing steam so that Dhokla will come out dry.
  • Switch off the gas and open the lid after another 5 minutes.
  • Remove the plate from cooker and let it cool down for 10 minutes.
  • Cut in pieces.
  • Heat Oil in a tadka pan over low flame.
  • Crackle Mustard Seeds; add curry leaves and Green Chillies.
  • Mix well, switch off the gas and spread the tadka over Khaman Dhokla.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with Green Chutney.

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