Khaman Dhokla, Quick Microwave Khaman Dhokla
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Instead of steaming traditional khaman dohokla for 15 minutes, we have a microwave khaman dhokla recipe | instant khaman dhokla | quick Gujarati besan dhokla | which takes only 2 minutes. See below why this is an instant khaman dhokla which we love to make when in a hurry.
The instant khaman dhokla is an all-time favourite Gujarati snack that is served with peppy green chutney at tea time. microwave khaman dhokla has an exquisite texture and appetizing flavour, but is surprisingly easy to make, especially this version that is made in the microwave oven.
To make quick microwave khaman dhokla, take besan, add semolina for a grainy mouthfeel, add citric acid, add sugar as we aren't adding the sugar water tempering to this dhokla recipe, so add sugar in the batter itself. Further, add ginger green chilli paste and lastly add water and mix well make sure there are no lumps left. Just before cooking the instant khaman dhokla add fruit salt and pour little water over it to activate the fruit salt and mix gently. Further, to cook it grease a microwave safe bowl, pour half of the batter to it and microwave for 2 minutes. Check by poking a toothpick if quick Gujarati besan dhokla is cooked and keep aside. Further, for the tempering heat oil in a bowl, add mustard seeds, sesame seeds, asafoetida and green chillies microwave for 1 min and pour over the prepared dhokla. Further, cut the instant khaman dhokla into squares and garnish with coriander and grated coconut.
A batter of besan and rava is cooked into fluffy dhoklas, which are tempered traditionally to get an aromatic and tasty snack. Citric acid and fruit salt added to the batter enable you to cook the dhoklas quickly and easily in the microwave oven without requiring fermentation or a long duration of steaming. You can enjoy the Quick Microwave Khaman Dhokla any day you wish to, or even serve it to a sudden guest, as it will be ready in a jiffy!
Dhokla is a soft and fluffy steamed snack or Gujarati farsan. This all-time favourite is enjoyed as a starter , as a tea-time snack, or even for breakfast. Basically, something you can have any time you are hungry.
Enjoy microwave khaman dhokla recipe | instant khaman dhokla | quick Gujarati besan dhokla | with detailed step by step recipe below.
- To make khaman dhokla, combine the besan, semolina, citric acid, sugar, ginger-green chilli paste and salt with ¾ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well till no lumps remain.
- Add the fruit salt and 1 tbsp of water over it. When the bubbles form, mix gently.
- Pour half the batter into a greased 150 mm. (6") diameter microwave safe dish and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
- Repeat step 3 to make the one more batch of khaman dhoklas. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a microwave safe small bowl and add the mustard seeds, sesame seeds, green chillies and asafoetida and microwave on high for 1 minute.
- Pour equal quantities of the tempering over both the batches of steamed dhoklas and garnish it with coriander.
- Cut the khaman dhokla into pieces, garnish with coriander and serve immediately with green chutney.
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We present you a stunning variety of dhokla recipes for breakfast. Dhokla, the ever-popular Gujarati snack is quite appropriate for Breakfast too as it is healthy, tasty and Steamed. There are also so many varieties to try out that you will never get bored of this category.
What are Dhoklas? Dhokla is a soft and fluffy steamed snack from the Gujarati repertoire. This all-time favourite is enjoyed as a starter, as a tea-time snack, or even for breakfast. Basically, something you can have any time you are hungry!
There are innumerable dhokla recipes falling under different types, so you can make this snack multiple times a week and still not get bored. Some dhokla batters like the healthy Moong Dal Dhokla require grinding and fermentation, while others like the Rava Dhokla are quick-fix options that you can simply mix and steam. If you have just a few minutes, not to worry, you can put together yummy Khaman Dhokla in the microwave - Microwave Mug Dhokla! You can even make Khatta Dhokla with handy idli batter. So, depending on the availability of time and ingredients, you can pick a dhokla recipe.
The best part is that you can always reinforce your dhokla batter with delicious and tasty veggies and greens, like grated carrots, crushed green peas or fenugreek leaves. This makes the dhokla colourful, tasty and healthy too. Once you know the different types of dhokla batters, you can go it on your own, by varying the added veggies, tempering, and so on, according to preferences and availability.
For the microwave khaman dhokla recipe | instant khaman dhokla | quick Gujarati besan dhokla | batter, in a deep bowl, take besan.
Add semolina for a grainy mouthfeel.
Add citric acid. You can even make use of lemon juice as a substitute.
Add sugar. Since we are not putting the sugar - water tempering in this instant dhokla recipe, we will be adding the sugar in batter itself.
Add ginger-green chilli paste. We have made one using this recipe of Ginger Green Chilli Paste.
Add salt with ¾ cup of water.
Mix well till no lumps remain and our khaman dhokla batter is ready.
Just before cooking the instant khaman dhokla, add the fruit salt.
Pour 1 tbsp of water over it. This will activate the fruit salt.
When the bubbles form, mix gently. If you stir vigorously, the bubbles will escape and the dhoklas will be dense and flat.
To cook khaman dhokla in a microwave, grease 150 mm. (6") diameter microwave safe dish with oil.
Pour half the batter into it. Always fill up only 75% (height) of the dish. The dhoklas grow substantially in volume and become fluffy.
Microwave on high for 2 minutes. Usually I prepare khaman dhokla in a steamer using this recipe but, when I have less time, this microwave khaman dhokla and Microwave Mug Dhokla Recipe comes really handy.
Repeat step 2 and 3 to make one more batch of khaman dhoklas.
Poke a toothpick or knife to check if the microwave khaman dhokla | instant khaman dhokla | quick Gujarati besan dhokla | has cooked completely, else cook for a minute again in microwave. Keep aside.
To temper microwave khaman dhokla | instant khaman dhokla | quick Gujarati besan dhokla | heat the oil in a microwave safe bowl for 1 minute.
Add mustard seeds.
Add sesame seeds.
Add green chillies and asafoetida.
Microwave on high for 1 minute.
Pour equal quantities of the tempering over both the batches of steamed dhoklas.
Cut into squares, diamond or rectangular pieces.
Garnish with coriander. Also, you can garnish with freshly grated coconut.
Serve microwave khaman dhokla | instant khaman dhokla | quick Gujarati besan dhokla | immediately with green chutney.
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