Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla Mehul Raval

Gujarati Khaman Dhokla


  • 1 cup gram flour (besan)
  • 1/4 cup semolina (sooji)
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-green chili paste
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Eno fruit salt
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish
  • Grated coconut for garnish (optional)


  1. In a bowl, mix gram flour, semolina, oil, ginger-green chili paste, yogurt, salt, sugar, and lemon juice to form a smooth batter. Let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
  2. In a steamer, bring water to a boil.
  3. Grease a steaming tray or thali with oil.
  4. Just before steaming, add Eno fruit salt to the batter and mix well. The batter will become frothy.
  5. Pour the batter into the greased tray and place it in the steamer.
  6. Steam for 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  7. In a small pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and asafoetida. Once they splutter, pour the tempering over the steamed dhokla.
  8. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and grated coconut if desired.
  9. Cut into squares and serve. Enjoy your homemade Khaman Dhokla!

Feel free to adjust spice levels and garnishes according to your preference.

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