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 farsaan (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.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 2 to 3 servings
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  1. Combine all the ingredients together, except the fruit salt in a bowl and mix well adding water as required (approximately ¾ cup) to make a thick batter.
  2. Just before steaming, add the fruit salt and add 2 tsp of water over it.
  3. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
  4. Pour the batter immediately into a greased 125 mm. (5") diameter thali and shake the thali clockwise to spread the batter in an even layer.
  5. Steam for 12 to 15 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked. Keep aside.
  6. Heat the oil in small pan and add the mustard seeds.
  7. When the seeds crackle, add the sesame seeds, green chillies and asafoetida, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a second, while stirring continuously.
  8. Remove from the flame, add 2 tbsp of water and mix well. Pour the tempering over the dhoklas.
  9. Cool slightly and cut into equal pieces. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.

Variations:Soya khaman dhokla:

  1. To add health quotient to dhokla, modify the flour used, use ¾ cup of besan along with ¼ cup of soya flour and follow the same procedure as given for khaman dhokla

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 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
 on 25 May 14 02:45 PM

this recipe is wonderful
 on 18 Oct 12 06:58 PM

it turned out perfect. very easy and tastes great
 on 17 Jun 12 10:09 PM

Very easy and tasted great....everyone loved it!!
 on 02 Jan 12 10:17 AM

One of my favourites! Khaman turns out light and fluffy each time i make it!
 on 08 Apr 11 03:49 PM

too good