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Instant Khaman Dhokla

- submitted by Dahlia on 08-08-2008

          Dhokla is a traditional Gujarathi dish made with chikpea flour(besan). This can be made in the microwave very quickly. It is usually served with green chutney and had as a snack or a complete meal.
Batch I
Gram flour(Besan) - 1 1/2 cup
Sugar - 3-4 tsp
Oil - 1 tblsp
Citric acid - 1/2 tsp
soda-bi-carb( Baking Soda) - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Lemon juice - 3-4 drops

Batch II
Oil - 1 tblsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Sesame seeds - 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida - a pinch
Curry leaves - 5-6
Water - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1 tsp
Cilantro - for garnish
Grated coconut - for garnish
Sev - for garnish
1. Mix all the ingredients from batch I in a bowl with water enough to make a thick paste. 
2. Blend it well with a hand blender or with hand. 
3. Microwave on high for 3-4 minutes depending on the microwave power. 
4. Let it rest for 2 minutes. Cut it into square pieces.
5. Tempering: Heat 1 tbsp oil. Add jeera(cumin), rai(mustard seeds), til(sesame seeds), hing(asafoetida) and karipatta(curry leaves). When it splutters add 1/2 cup water and 1 tsp sugar.
6. Pour this water slowly on dhokla pieces. 
7. Garnish this with fresh coriander, shredded fresh coconut and sev. Serve with green chutney.

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Comments (20)

Person Gayatri   (July 21, 2016)
Nice n easy plus quick.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 24, 2016)
Thank you.
Person Rupa Patra   (April 19, 2015)
Very easy method
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 28, 2015)
Person Cafe Einstein   (July 7, 2014)
instead of lemon juice tartaric powder can also be used or half a cup of curd will also do.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 7, 2014)
ok. Thank you.
Person gayu   (June 22, 2014)
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 22, 2014)
Thank you.
Person Ritika   (April 4, 2014)
very quick nd nyc... thank u.....
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 4, 2014)
Person anjali   (March 29, 2014)
hum dhokla banane k liye borosil bowl use kar sakte he
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 1, 2014)
Person Rakhi   (September 26, 2013)
Can dhoklas be made. In microwave. Without. Covering it
Person teri maa   (July 20, 2013)
bina microwave k sikha
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (July 22, 2013)
Person Pradnya   (May 20, 2013)
Nice One
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 2, 2013)
Thank You.
Person Ometta   (May 15, 2012)
I want to try making this recipe. I do have a question can I use Eno (fruit salt), if yes what quantity instead of soda powder and what if I don't have citric acid. Any replacement for that? Thanks
Person shubha   (May 22, 2013)
in place of citric acid u can use lemon juice
Person gayu   (June 22, 2014)
I think you are a expert in cooking!

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