Monday, 23 February 2015




Dhokla is most famous, popular & very nutritious Gujarati delicacy, which is easily available in almost every sweet n snack shop in India. It can be a part of breakfast, main course, side dish, snacks or any party menu.


Dhokla is mainly prepared with fermented chickpea batter & rice..but a lot variations are available in this Rice Dhokla, Khaman Dhokla, Sandwich Dhokla, Semolina Dhokla, Khatta Dhokla &  many more. This delightful, light & fluffy dish liked by all age group.



2 cup rice                                                                                                  

1 cup dhuli urad dal                                                                                 

1 cup chana dal   

2 tbsp sour yogurt   
11/2 tsp soda bicarbonate
3 tsp green chilies paste  
1 tsp ginger paste
2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped
2 tbsp oil
2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp sesame seeds
10-15 curry leaves
A pinch of asafoetida
Water as required
Salt to taste


1. Soak urad, chana dal for 10-12 hours.

2. Wash rice, dry it, grind rice like rava (semolina)

3. Wash urad, chana dal, blend in a mixer to a coarse paste.

4. Add rice, yogurt to dal paste, mix it well using enough water to
    make a batter.  

5. Keep batter aside for 7-8 hours.

6. Now add 1 tbsp oil, salt, green chili paste, ginger paste, asafoetida,
    cumin seeds & soda bicarbonate to batter, mix it well.

7. Pour 5-6 tbsp paste into a greased plate, steam for about 20 mins.
   You can use pressure cooker, dhokla steamer or microwave to steam
   dhokla. Repeat the same with the remaining

8. Switch off the heat, bring the plate out from steamer & let the dhokla
    cool for 5 mins.

9. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves &
    sesame seeds. switch off the heat.

10. Pour this tempering over steamed dhoklas.

11. Cut the dhokla in desired shape, garnish with chopped coriander

12. Serve with green chutney or sauce.