4 Steps Khaman Dhokla Recipe

4 Steps Khaman Dhokla Recipe

Looking for an easy Khaman Dhokla recipe?

Here’s the 4 steps easy recipe to make Khaman Dhokla.

What is Khaman Dhokla?

Dhoklas are the most popular Gujarati snack that is light, tasty, and healthy. There are different varieties of Gujarati Dhokla, and Khaman Dhokla is one of them. Khaman is prepared with besan also known as chickpea flour. It’s one of the best and tasty breakfast options to have since it is light and fills your stomach quickly.

Servings: 2 | Time taken: 45 mins


For Khaman Dhokla:
For Garnishing:
  • Sliced green chillies: 4
  • Coconut powder: 1 tsp (optional)
  • Coriander leaves


Step 1:
  • In a bowl, add gram flour, salt, water, baking soda, and lemon juice. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • Ferment the batter for 1-2 hrs.
  • Meanwhile, take a steamer, Pour boiled water in it and apply oil to the utensil and keep it aside.
Step 2:
  • Add the dhokla batter to the utensil and cook it for 15-20 mins on low flame.
  • After 15 mins, insert the knife in dhokla to check whether it’s cooked or not. If the knife comes out clean and easily remove the dhokla from the stove and let it cool.
  • Cut the dhokla into square or rectangle shape.
Step 3:
  • Add some oil to a pan and heat it on medium flame.
  • Once the oil gets heated add curry leaves, mustard seeds, and sliced green chilli.
  • Now add 1/2 cup of water to the pan and boil it for some time.
  • Add sugar, 1 tbsp lemon juice, and coriander leaves to it and boil it for 2-3 secs on low flame.
  • If you want to make it spicier you can also add chopped green chillies to it.
  • Your tempering is ready.
Step 4:
  • Turn off the stove and pour the tempering on the dhokla. You can also sprinkle some coconut powder over the dhokla.

Yay! Your dish is ready. Serve the Dhokla with green coriander chutney or tamarind chutney as per your choice and enjoy this delicious and easy recipe with your friends and family.


  • Preheat the steamer for 4-5 mins before pouring the batter into it otherwise, the dhokla would not become spongy.
  • While mixing and beating the dhokla batter add baking powder and lemon juice to it. You can also use Eno in order to make the dhokla fluffy.
  • Try to make the batter of thick consistency.

You can also check: Chicken Pulao Recipe

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