Khaman Dhokla Recipe

Khaman Dhokla Recipe

Cuisine: Gujarati

Khaman Dhokla Recipe: Khaman Dhokla, a savory steamed cake, is a popular snack from Gujarat. Made with gram flour (besan), it’s seasoned with mustard seeds and garnished with coriander leaves.


  • 1 cup rice

  • 1 cup urad dal

  • 1 cup yellow moong dal

  • 3 cups sour buttermilk

  • 2 green chillies crushed fine

  • 1/4 tsp – ginger grated fine

  • 1/2 tsp – soda bicarb

  • 2 tbsp – oil

  • 2-3 pinches red chilli powder

  • 1/2 tbsp – finely chopped coriander

  • Salt To Taste


  • Mix the rice and dal, wash, drain and dry on a clean cloth for a few hours.
  • The grain should be completely.
  • Grind to a coarse flour in dry grinder or at the flour mill.
  • This flour should be like very fine soji in texture.
  • Store in airtight container and use as required.
  • Will keep good upto 2 months.
  • To make khaman, take 1 cup flour in a bowl.
  • Add buttermilk, and mix well.
  • Keep aside for 4-5 hours.
  • Dissolve sodabicarb in the oil.
  • Add to batter.
  • Mix all ingredients except red chilli powder and coriander.
  • Pour immediately in a greased plate.
  • Steam over water either in a cooker or steamer.
  • Pierce knife, and check, should come out clean if done.
  • Sprinkle the chilli powder and coriander,
  • Steam again for 2-3 minutes.
  • Cut dhaman dhokla into different shapes
  • Serve hot with coconut chutney.

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