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Steamed Dhokla


Steamed Dhokla

Steamed Dhokla



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Steamed healthy dhokla made in minutes using besan with a colorful tempering.


  • 1 cup gram flour (besan)

    1 Tbsp citric acid

    1 Tbsp sugar

    Salt to taste

    Pinch of turmeric

    Water to make batter

    1 Tbsp fruit salt/ baking powder, dissolved in water

    For the Tadka:

    1 Tbsp oil

    1/2 Tbsp mustard seeds

    1 dried red chilli

    7-8 curry leaves


In a bowl mix gram flour, citric acid, salt, sugar and turmeric. Add water and make it into a smooth batter with medium thick consistency.

In a glass make add the fruit salt or baking powder. Add water to it and pour this into the dhokla mixture.

Grease the steaming tin with 2 drops of oil and por the mixture into it. Steam for about 15-20 minutes or till cooked.

In a pan, add oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chillies. Let it splutter.

Pour the tadka over the prepared dhokla.

Cut into pieces and serve.

Key Ingredients: gram flour, citric acid, sugar, Salt, turmeric, Water, baking powder, vegetable oil, red chilli, mustard seeds, dried red chilli, curry leaves

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