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.
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
1.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.
2.In a glass add the fruit salt or baking powder. Add water to it and pour this into the dhokla mixture.
3.Grease the steaming tin with 2 drops of oil and pour the mixture into it. Steam for about 15-20 minutes or till cooked.
4.In a pan, add oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chillies. Let it splutter.