Dhokla is healthy,delicious,breakfast/Snacks.It is perfect for kids lunch box.Spongy,soft  steam cake can make microwave or steamer both are delicious.

Ingredients(4 servings)

  • Bengal gram flour-1 cup
  • Semolina-1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice-2 tsp
  • Salt-1/2 tsp
  • Sugar-1 tsp
  • Baking soda-1/2 tsp
  • Baking powder-1/2 tsp
  • Eno fruit salt-1 tbsp
  • Water-1 cup,lukewarm
  • Cooking oil-1 tbsp

For tempering-

  • Cooking oil-1 tbsp
  • Mustard seed-1/2 tsp
  • Sesame seed-1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves-3-4
  • Green chili-1-2 slit in middle
  • Coriander leaves-1 tbsp finely chopped


Step 1 – In large bowl add besan, semolina, sugar, salt,lukewarm water and oil, mix it well make smooth batter, add  lemon juice, baking soda mix  well again cover it for 1 min.

Step 2 – Grease 1 little deep plate or thali .

Step 3 – Add baking  powder and eno fruit salt,1 tsp lukewarm water in batter mix quickly and pour batter in greased plate,spread properly ,keep plate in steamer and cook dhokla  for 7 minutes.

Step 4 – After 7 minutes check dhokla with toothpick,when comes out clean dhokla cooked. Take out dhokla from steamer.

Step 5 – Cover dhokla thali with any plate and invert thali and keep aside for 15 minutes.

Step 6- Take 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp sugar  1 tbsp water  mix it proper ,keep aside.


Step 7-For tempering- heat1 tbsp oil in a pan add mustard seed,when seed crackle add sesame seed,curry leaves,green chili saute for 30 second,remove from heat keep aside for 2 minutes,cool it ,add coriander leaves.

Step 8-Pour the tempering  over the steam cake,cut into pieces serve with any chutney/tomato sauce.




15 Comments Add yours

  1. Yummm.. I will try

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    1. Thanks, I am sure you will like it😀

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  2. Beyoutiful says:

    Love dhokla! Thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂

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  3. aruna3 says:

    Gujraati dish.wow.

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  4. I’d die for this cake now. It sounds a bit too complicating though.


    1. Thanks, it’s not complicating just follow instructions 👍

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      1. I’m good at cooking but don’t have patience for cakes.

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  5. Dhokla is one my favourites

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  6. Shalini Kanchan says:

    Lovely..!! I can say without eno, it just doestn’t work which I did before. I will try this eno now.

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    1. I am sure you will make it perfect this time .. 👍. Thanks

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      1. Shalini Kanchan says:

        I hope so.. Thanks 🙂

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