Steamed Treats - Dhokla

An invitation to create Steamed Treats resulted in the making of Dhokla. Learnt it from Manisha. I love Rawa Idli and there is hardly much that we do with Rawa (Sooji/Semolina). I got hooked to this dish after the first bite. Today I served this steamed treat to my family.

Rawa Dhokla


Rawa/Sooji/Semolina 1 cup

Curds ¼ cup

Water 1 cup

Salt 1¼ tsp

Turmeric Pd ¼ tsp

Green Chilies 1 tsp

Fruit Salt (Eno) 1tsp

Oil 1tsp

Chili Flakes ½ tsp


Oil 1 Tbsp

Mustard 1 tsp

White Sesame seeds 1tsp

Curry Leaves 1 sprig


Coriander leaves 2 Tbsp

Coconut, grated 2 Tbsp (optional)


Mix sooji (rawa/semolina) with water, beaten curds, salt, chili paste and turmeric pd.

Soak for 20 – 30 minutes.

Grease a shallow dish (8” in diameter) with oil.

Boil water in a steamer.

When it starts steaming, place prepared mould in it - to warm the mould.

Mix Fruit Salt (Eno) and oil into rawa (sooji/semolina) mixture.

Immediately pour into prepared mould. Sprinkle chilli flakes.

Close steamer and cook for 15 minutes.

Sprinkle water liberally. Cool and cut into pieces.

Sprinkle chopped coriander and coconut.

Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, sesame seeds and curry leaves.

Pour 1 Tbsp water into seasoning. Take off heat and spoon over prepared dhokla.

Mix Green chutney with 2 Tbsp beaten curds.

Serve hot Dhokla with Dahi green chutney.

Participating @ Shruthi's Steamed Treats


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