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Steamed Dhokla Recipe

  • Steamed Dhokla
  • Steamed Dhokla
How to make Steamed Dhokla

About Gujarati Steamed Dhokla Recipe | Dhokla Recipe: A popular Gujarati snack, dhokla is one of the most loved snack across the country that is made in various ways. This dhokla recipe is a quick and easy one that is delicious as well as healthy! A recipe that is steamed and made in just 30 minutes, using besan with a colorful, chili tempering.

Ingredients in Gujarati Steamed Dhokla Recipe: This dhokla recipe is made with gramflour, however you can also make it from Suji. A besan batter consisting of citric acid, salt and turmeric is mixed with baking powder and steamed to perfection.

How to serve Gujarati Steamed Dhokla Recipe: You can serve dhokla for breakfast as well as a light snack in the evening along with a hot cup of tea or coffee. Best enjoyed as it is however you can serve along with some green chutney or green chilli.

  • Total Cook Time 40 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Steamed Dhokla

  • 1 Cup gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tbsp citric acid
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • to taste salt
  • A 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

How to Make Steamed Dhokla

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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 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 pour 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.

Nutritional Value

  • 10.94gProtien
  • 10.97gFats
  • 35.45gCarbs
  • 286.22 KcalCalories
  • 34.67Calcium
  • 2.46MgIron
  • 30.34MgSodium
  • 389.16MgPotassium
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