Instant Khaman Dhokla / Instant Besan Dhokla - Easy Step by Step Recipe


Serving for - 3

Ingredients

Besan / Gram flour - 1 and 1/4 cups
Semolina / Sooji - 1/3 cup
Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Green chilies - 3
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 2-3 tbsp
Eno fruit salt - 2 tsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Water - 1 cup
Salt to taste

For tempering

Oil - 1 and 1/2  tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Green chilies - 2
Curry leaves - 18-20

For garnishing

some chopped cilantro
Roasted sesame seeds

Procedure


  • Boil enough water in a pressure cooker and grease any flat bottomed steel vessel.
  • Mix gram flour and semolina together. Grind green chilies and ginger to a coarse paste. 
  • Add ground paste, turmeric powder, sugar, yogurt, and salt to taste. Start mixing the batter by adding little water at a time.Add oil and eno fruit salt. 
  • Mix the batter and pour it in a greased vessel. Place it in a pressure cooker and put the lid on. Steam without weight for about 20 minutes.
  • Let it rest for 5 minute and keep it aside. Cut them into medium sized pieces.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida, green chilies, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • Spread this tempering on cut pieces. Spread some roasted sesame seeds and chopped cilantro on top.
  • Serve them with tamarind and dates chutney or green chutney.

21 comments:

  1. A favorite tea time snack.
    Do u always use ENO- lemon flavor?
    I was planning to make some soon, its beena while since I made dhokla, dunno why I was not!!!
    Are u also using picmonkey now for ur pic collages? :)

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  2. very delicious n fluffy dhokla...yummy

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  3. loved the soft and delicious dhokla..perfectly done..

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  4. Poonam me khup divsanpasun perfect dhokla recipe shodhat hote glad I found here. The Khaman looks very yummy will definitely try it.

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  5. wow, love the colors and the tempting snaps.
    Tickling Palates

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  6. perfectly made.. like the presentation..

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  7. @Manasi - This is the first time I made dhokla with eno..n surprisingly It came out so well..But my mom always make it with lemon flavored eno..so you can buy that. :)
    Yes..I use picmonkey for making collage..It's so easy to use n am loving it :D

    @Supriya- Thanks dear..glad u liked it..do try and let me know how u like it :)

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  8. Seriously cant take my eyes from ur irresistible click,super tempting dhoklas.

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  9. I use ENO for even eggless bakes. never used Lemon flavor, but will soon try, hint of lemon in dhokla should taste good.
    Love Ash.

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  10. very fluffy and perfect bakes..
    http://indiantastyfoodrecipes.blogspot.com

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  11. came out so perfectly spongy..

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  12. Very nice and looks so soft.. This is one of my favourite

    Great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com

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  13. This is new to me. Looks so tempting!!!

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  14. Very new recipe to me and it's absolutely mouthwatering!

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  15. Poonam I am so happy tried your recipe of dhokla. It was a hit please visit my space and have a look at them. http://supriyajm.blogspot.com/2012/07/instant-dhokla-and-some-awards.html#comment-form

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  16. I love the presentation! This looks SO good! I love the step by step :)

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  17. Tempting... Long time no see in my blog... Hmmm :(
    http://recipe-excavator.blogspot.com

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  18. Ekdam restaurant style presentation. Khupach halka jhalela disto aahe. Khupach chaan.

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  19. Hi Poonam,

    Looks AAAwesome !!!

    and do collect yout

    Sunshine Blog Award at

    www.southindiafoodrecipes.blogspot.in

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  20. This is a lovely way of depicting how you makes things. Attention to minute details.. SO much sincere effort in every recipe :) I LOVE THIS BLOG :))
    And am surely going to try Dhokla in cooker as am big fan of dhokla. Never dhokla in cooker would come out so well as seen in your pictures above :)

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