Khaman Dhokla Recipe | Besan Ka Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla Recipe | Besan Ka Dhokla. Not just Gujrati, all Indians are fan of Besan Dhokla. Hot and sour taste of dhokla is good enough to satisfy our taste buds. Here we used pressure cooker to cook khaman dhokla, you can also use steamer if available. So lets learn how to make dhokla at home in easy steps. Recipesbrand


Khaman Dhokla Recipe | Instant Besan Ka Dhokla

Instant Khaman Dhokala is a Gujarati recipe made with main constituent besan, baking soda and curry leaves. This is Instant Dhokla recipe version with two different methods, one is Tam Tam Dhokla and other is Khaman Dhokla. Choose according to your preference.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Snacks and Starters
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people
Calories 250 kcal


  • Steamer/Pressure cooker
  • Chopping Board
  • kitchen towel
  • Ladle
  • Knife
  • Bowl
  • Pan


  • 2 cup Gram flour (Besan)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup Curd
  • 2 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric water (haldi ka pani)
  • 1/4 tbsp Turmeric powder (haldi powder)
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder

For tempering:-

  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1 Spring curry leaves (curry patta)
  • 1 tsp Asafetida (hing)
  • 2-3 Green chilies
  • 1/2 cup Coconut water/normal water
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves (dhania patta)

For Tam Tam Dhokla:-

  • 1 tsp Sesame oil (til ka tel)
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds (rai)
  • 1 Spring curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds (til)
  • 2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Few coriander leaves (dhania patta)

For khamani:-

  • 1 cup Side of dhokla (dhokla chura)- crumb
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • Nylon sev (optional)
  • Fresh pomegranate seeds (anardana)

For Garnish:-

  • 1 tbsp Fresh coriander leaves- chopped


  • In a mixing bowl, add gram flour, salt to taste, sugar, lemon juice, curd, ginger paste, turmeric water, turmeric powder, water as required and whisk it nicely. Mix them properly into smooth batter. Make sure that there are no lumps.
  • In another bowl, add oil and baking powder and mix it. Transfer this into the mixture and mix everything. Leave the mixture idle for 1-2 minutes

For Steaming

  • Pour a glass of water into a 3 or 5 litres capacity pressure cooker and heat it over medium flame for 4-5 minutes before placing the greased plates. If you have steamer then you can make dhokla in steamer.
  • Place a small stand or a small bowl in the pressure cooker and place greased plates filled with batter over it.
  • Close the pressure cooker lid and remove the whistle. Cook it over medium flame for 15 minutes. After 15-minutes open the lid and insert the tooth pick or knife to check if dhokla is cooked or not. If it is not cooked then cook it more for 5-6 minutes.

For Tempering

  • In a pan heat oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, as,green chilies.
  • Add coconut water/normal water, salt to taste, sugar and coriander leaves mix well.
  • Pour the tadka on the steamed dhokla.

For Tam Tam Dhokla

  • Heat sesame oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, sesame seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add red chili powder, lemon juice, coriander leaves and dhokla toss it well.

For Khamani Dhokla

  • In a bowl, add the crumbed sides of dhokla , sesame seeds, lemon juice, coriander leaves, mix everything well. And garnish with nylon sev, pomegranate seeds and coriander leaves.


Khaman Dhokla or Besan Dhokla vegetarian Indian or specifically Gujrati snack recipe. It is the perfect recipe for kitty party and picnic. Khaman Dhokala is a very common recipe in all Gujarati households, and it is made in breakfast almost everyday.
You can also take this delicious snack with tea or coffee at home. Khaman Dhokala is a soft and juicy recipe, and liked by people of all ages.
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One thought on “Khaman Dhokla Recipe | Besan Ka Dhokla

  • September 28, 2020 at 1:13 pm

    5 stars
    wonderful khaman dhokla


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