Dokla – Gujarati Snack

A popular Gujarati snack, dhokla is one of the most loved snack across the country that is made in various ways. This dhokla recipe is a quick and easy one that is delicious as well as healthy! A recipe that is steamed and made in just 30 minutes, using besan with a colorful, chili tempering.

You can serve dhokla for breakfast as well as a light snack in the evening along with a cup of tea. Best enjoyed as is however you can serve along with some green chutney.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tbsp citric acid
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • to taste salt
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • Water (to make batter)
  • 1 tbsp fruit salt/ baking powder (dissolved in water)
  • For the Tadka:
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 Dried red chilli
  • 7-8 Curry leaves

How to Make Steamed Dhokla

  • 1.In a bowl mix gram flour, citric acid, salt, sugar and turmeric. Add water and make it into a smooth batter with medium thick consistency.
  • 2.In a glass add the fruit salt or baking powder. Add water to it and pour this into the dhokla mixture.
  • 3.Grease the steaming tin with 2 drops of oil and pour the mixture into it. Steam for about 15-20 minutes or till cooked.
  • 4.In a pan, add oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chillies. Let it splutter.
  • 5.Pour the tadka over the prepared dhokla.
  • 6.Cut into pieces and serve.

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