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Dhokla

Bavika Gandhi
A healthy Dhokla is a light, fluffy and with mild flavours which make it prefect for a Breakfast or an Evening snack. I always adore with Dhokla’s texture downy and spongy made with gram flour, oats flour, curd or butter milk .
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Gujarati, Indian
Servings 4
Calories 60 kcal

Equipment

  • Dhokla steamer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup Gram flour
  • ½ Cup Oats flour
  • 1 Tbsp Suji
  • ¼ Tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 Tsp Sugar
  • ½ Tbsp Ginger and chilli paste
  • ½ Tbsp Lemon juice
  • ½ Cup Curd
  • 4 Tsp Oil
  • ¾ Tsp Eno
  • ½ Cup Water
  • Salt to taste

Tempering

  • ½ Tbsp Oil
  • ½ Tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Pinch Asafoetida
  • 2 Tsp Curry leaves
  • 3 Slit Green chili
  • 3 Tsp Sugar
  • ¼ Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Water

Garnishing

  • 1 Tbsp Coconut Grated
  • 1 Tbsp Fresh Coriander fine chopped

Instructions
 

  • 1.Take a bowl . Add gram flour, oats flour, suji , ginger chili paste, sugar , turmeric powder, salt , oil, lemon juice and curd . Mix well.
  • 2.Then , add water . Mix all the ingredients and stir till sugar dissolved well or lump free batter
  • 3. If batter will be thick add little more water . Fill 1/2 of Dhokla steamer with water , turn on flame and cover it .
  • 4. Meanwhile Grease the pan with oil 
  • 5. Now it’s time to add Eno in batter with little water . Mix well.
  • 6. Pour the batter in a grease pan . Quickly place in the steamer and cover it.
  • 7. Steam it for 20 minutes on mid flame. Once it done , a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean . Turn off the flame. Let them cover another 2 - 3 minutes. Remove from steamer.

Tempering

  • 1. In kadhi add oil and heat it .
  • 2. Add asafoetida and mustard seeds . When seeds start begin cracking then add green chilies and curry leaves. Sauté for few min.
  • 3. Add sugar and salt . Pour water . Bring it boil , let the sugar dissolve. Turn off the flame. Let it little cool.
  • 4. Transfer Dhokla on other plate or keep them on same tray. Cut them into squares.
  • 5. Spread the temper on Dhokla . Let the all water absorbed by Dhokla. Cool them completely . Sprinkle some coconut and fresh coriander .
  • Dhokla is ready to serve.
Keyword dhokla, gram flour, oats flour