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 in...

Serving for - 3


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


  • 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.


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  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? :)

  2. very delicious n fluffy dhokla...yummy

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

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

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

  6. perfectly made.. like the presentation..

  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 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 try and let me know how u like it :)

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

  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.

  10. very fluffy and perfect bakes..

  11. came out so perfectly spongy..

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

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

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

  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.

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

  17. Tempting... Long time no see in my blog... Hmmm :(

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

  19. Hi Poonam,

    Looks AAAwesome !!!

    and do collect yout

    Sunshine Blog Award at

  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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