Khaman Dhokla: The Easy To Make Delicacy

Posted by Sonali Kale on February 11th, 2019

Yearning for something amazing and easy for digestion, then this Gujarati delicacy is the thing to go for! Khaman Dhokla is a Gujarati dish made with besan, curry leaves and baking soda. This vegetarian snack item is a perfect dish for the occasions such as potlucks, kitty parties and picnics.

Ingredients for Khaman Dhokla:

Gram flour (besan) - 1 cup

Sugar - 1 teaspoon

Salt - 1 teaspoon

Refined oil - 1 tablespoon

Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon

Water - 2 1/2 cup

Lemon juice - 1 3/4 teaspoon

Baking soda - 3/4 teaspoon

Curry leaves - 15

Powdered coconut - 1 teaspoon

For Garnishing:

Chopped green chilli - 4

Handful chopped coriander leaves - 1

How to prepare Khaman Dhokla:

Step 1) To prepare this delicious Khaman Dhokla dish, take a glass vessel & add water, gram flour, baking soda and lemon juice into it. Mix properly all the ingredients. Let the batter ferment for one to two hours. In the meantime, pour boiled water into a steamer & grease the utensil with the oil.

Step 2) Pour the dhokla batter into the utensil & cook over low flame for around fifteen to twenty minutes. Check with a knife after fifteen minutes by inserting it inside dhokla. If the knife comes out clean, take off of the stove. Let the dish be cool & then cut into pieces.

Step 3) For the tempering, heat another vessel with oil into it on a moderate flame. When the oil is hot enough, add curry leaves, mustard seeds & vertically sliced green chilli. Pour 1/2 cup of water into the pan & let it boil. On two to three boils, squeeze 1/2 lemon, add green coriander leaves and sugar. If you are someone who likes it spicy you could have some well chopped green chillies to the top coating. You could also make Dhokla sandwich by using layer Dhokla & adding your favourite sauce into it.

Step 4) Switch off the heat & pour the tempering onto the dhokla. Transfer this dish into a serving bowl & serve it with the green coriander chutney. Khaman Dhokla is best enjoyed once paired with Jalebi and Fafda. Try this fantastic snack recipe at home with your friends and family.

Author’s Bio:

The author is from Indore, Madhya Pradesh. But interestingly he loves the cuisine from all over the world. His favourite among them is though Gujarati cuisine. He loves Dhokla, khakhra, gota, thepla, etc. Read his articles about all the cuisine here.

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