Instant Khaman Dhokla

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Instant khaman dhokla is a popular low cal and nutritious Gujarati snack recipe which is steamed and relished with coriander chutney. The instant dhokla batter is made by mixing together besanor gram flour with salt, sugar, citric acid and water. The batter is then steamed, cut into squares and tempered with mustard seeds, curry leaves and grated coconut.

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Instant Khaman Dhokla recipe - How to make Instant Khaman Dhokla

Preparation Time: min.   Cooking Time:  min.   Total Time:    
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2 tsp salt
4 tsp sugar
1 tsp citric acid dissolved in 1 1/2 cup of water
2 cups besan (Bengal gram flour)
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)


    1. Dissolve 2-teaspoon salt, 4-teaspoon sugar, 1-teaspoon citric acid in 1 1/2 cup of water.
    2. Mix in a big bowl 2 cups besan, 1 tablespoon oil, 1/2 teaspoon haldi
    3. Dissolve 1/2 teaspoon soda in 1/2 cup of water


    1. Mix together 1 and 2 with eggbeater till well blended.
    2. Bring water to a rapid boil in dhokla vessel.
    3. Coat a thaali with nonstick cooking spray.
    4. Mix 3 in the besan mixture while running the eggbeater.
    5. The mixture will become light and fluffy.
    6. Pour it immediately in a thaali the dhokla container (which should have boiling water by now).
    7. Cover the container and cook till the knife inserted in the middle comes out clean (app. 15 mines).
    8. Meanwhile take 1 cup water and dissolve 1-teaspoon sugar and 1/2 teaspoon citric acid.
    9. Prepare baghaar with oil add hing, rai, curry patta, green chillies, til.
    10. Pour the sugared water and baghaar on dhokla.
    11. Garnish with coconut and cilantro. enjoy.

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    This recipe was contributed by devindra on 17 Nov 2001

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    Instant Khaman Dhokla
     on 11 Aug 16 02:35 PM

    Very yummy recipe....
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    Tarla Dalal    Hi Anu , we are delighted you loved the Instant Khaman Dhokla recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
    11 Aug 16 02:50 PM
    Instant Khaman Dhokla
     on 17 Jul 16 04:20 PM

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