Instant Dhokla

Dhokla is a yummy healthy Gujarati snack best served with tea. The best part is that it hardly takes any time to make.

Instant Dhokla


¾ cup Chickpea Flour

¾ cup Water

1 tsp Citric Acid

½ - ¾ tsp Salt

2 tsp Sugar

2 drops Lime Juice

½ tsp Cooking Soda

1 pinch Turmeric Pd (optional)


2 Tbsp Oil

½ tsp Mustard Seeds

½ tsp Sesame Seeds

1 pinch Asafetida

1 sprig Curry Leaves

1 – 2 Green Chillies, finely sliced

1 Tbsp Hot Water

3 Tbsp Coconut

3 Tbsp Gr. Coriander


Mix the flour with water and

Keep aside for 10 minutes.

Heat water in a steamer. Grease a shallow plate.

Place the oiled mould in the steamer for 2 minutes.

Mix in the soda to the batter and whisk well. Immediately pour into the hot mould and cover the steamer. Cook for 12 minutes.

Sprinkle water on the dhokla and keep aside to cool.

When cold, turn onto a plate and mark into pieces.

Sprinkle grated coconut and finely chopped coriander evenly on top of the dhokla.

Heat oil in a seasoning pan and splutter mustard. Add sesame seeds, asafetida, curry leaves and green chillies. Pour in hot water. Spoon seasoning evenly over dhokla.

Serve with Green Chutney and Garlic Chutney .


kitchen queen said…
Nice and perfect dhoklas.

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