Recipe for Gujarati Dhokla

Recipe for Gujarati Dhokla                              


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

Process for Gujarati 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 make 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 por 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.
5- Pour the tadka over the prepared dhokla.
6- Cut into pieces and serve.



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