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Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla
Prep Time
10 Mins + Overnight
Cook Time

20 Mins

A quick and easy version of the traditional khaman dhokla. This Indian recipe involves lentils, seasoned with mustard seeds. Enjoy cooking Indian!
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  • Gram lentils (Chana dal) 2 cups
  • Split black lentils (Urad dal) 1/4 cup
  • Lemons 2
  • Ginger paste 1/2 tsp
  • Green chillies 3
  • Asafoetida a pinch
  • Sugar 1 tsp
  • Soda bi-carbonate a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as needed
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Grated coconut a little
  • Chopped coriander leaves a little
  • Curry leaves 6

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Cooking Directions

  1. Soak lentils in the morning.

  2. Grind finely in the evening.

  3. Mix ginger and ground green chillies in it.

  4. Add asafoetida, salt and sugar.

  5. Heat 2 tsp Oil and pour into the lentil mixture.

  6. Put in the soda bi-carb.

  7. Put the mixture in a vessel, cover and leave overnight.

  8. Add the juice of 1 or 2 lemons in the morning.

  9. Then spread the mixture in a trey and steam.

  10. When dhokla is ready, test by putting in a knife.

  11. It should come out clean. Remove and cool. Cut into squares.

  12. Now season it with mustard seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves.

  13. Sprinkle a little grated coconut and green coriander on top.

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Comments posted by users for Khaman Dhokla recipe:

  1. ya nice n easy 2 make

    on Jul 24 2012 2:21AM Report Abuse MARIA
  2. Puja Tewary, this could be because of two reasons; maybe you over cooked the dhoklas or you didn't use enough oil. Try not to over cook the dhoklas next time and slightly increase the quantity of oil.

    on Sep 12 2011 3:00PM Report Abuse KP SUPPORT TEAM
  3. hi i have tried this recipe it was nice, but i found my dokhalas a bit dry i mean it was dry a lot what is its remedy?

    on Sep 12 2011 2:38PM Report Abuse PUJA TEWARY
  4. lash hai yaaar bht intizar tha dhokla khany ka

    on Jul 30 2011 3:42AM Report Abuse AAMIR
  5. Yuck

    on Jul 23 2011 9:11AM Report Abuse RAJIV

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