Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )

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Khaman dhokla, a famous snack sold in every street of Gujarat, it is no longer restricted to that region -- it is readily available in every part of the country. People love these yummy dhoklas as a breakfast, snack or as a farsan (savoury accompaniment) in the lunch or dinner menu.

We made it in a jiffy using besan, but it can also be made by soaking and grinding chana dal. These versatile dhoklas can be steamed in a traditional dhokla steamer or in a microwave oven.

These dhoklas can be used to make variants like Amiri Khaman , Rasawala Dhokla and Pav Bhaji Dhokla .

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Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks ) recipe - How to make Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Combine the besan, semolina, sugar, ginger-green chilli paste, lemon juice and salt with approx. ¾ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk to get a smooth batter.
  2. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and mix lightly.
  3. Pour the mixture immediately to a greased 175 mm. (7") diameter thali and spread evenly by rotating the thali clockwise.
  4. Steam in a steamer for 10 to 12 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  7. Remove from the flame, add ½ cup of water and mix well.
  8. Pour the tempering over the prepared dhoklas and spread it evenly.
  9. Cut into pieces, garnish with coriander and serve immediately with green chutney.

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Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 30 Mar 16 05:56 PM

Thanks for this recipe! Dhoklas turned out soft and tasty
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Tarla Dalal    We are very happy you enjoyed the recipe. Do try more recipes and let us know how they turned out. Happy Cooking !!
31 Mar 16 09:56 AM
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 27 Mar 16 08:45 AM

Can we have the microwave directions please? Appreciate ur help Thx
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Upma, Here''''s the link for the microwave khaman dhokla recipe.
Edited after original posting.
28 Mar 16 12:44 PM
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 02 Feb 16 10:30 AM

We use to make dhokla from readymade dhokla mix because we don''t know recipe before Today we go through your website and followed your dhokla recipe It was fantastic and mind blowing as I make spongy dhokla Thank thanks thanks tarlaji
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Pratibha. Great to know the dhoklas worked perfectly from you. Please continue to review recipes which you have made and loved from
02 Feb 16 10:39 AM
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 13 Oct 15 08:12 PM

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Tarla Dalal    Thanks. Please continue to review recipes which you have made and loved from It will help thousands of food lovers to try the recipe based on your review.
14 Oct 15 09:41 AM
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 25 May 14 02:45 PM

this recipe is wonderful
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 18 Oct 12 06:58 PM

it turned out perfect. very easy and tastes great
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 17 Jun 12 10:09 PM

Very easy and tasted great....everyone loved it!!
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 02 Jan 12 10:17 AM

One of my favourites! Khaman turns out light and fluffy each time i make it!
Khaman Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 08 Apr 11 03:49 PM

too good