Dhokla Easy Recipe

Cuisine : Indian Starter

Serves : 2-3 pax

Dhokla Presentation


  • Besan (Gram Flour) 250 GMs
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar 4 tablespoon
  • Green chilli 2-3 pcs
  • Mustard seed 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon 1 pc
  • ENO or Baking Powder or Baking Soda 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves or Coriander leaves


  1. Take a bowl, add besan and salt
  2. Then add water into it to make a batter like pakoda batter
  3. Then add ENO or Soda into it and mix well
  4. Keep aside for 10-12 min
  5. Take another bowl, pour the mixture into it and microwave for 4 min
  6. If you don’t have microwave then take a thick bottom pan, put hot water and then the bowl with the mixture on it and steam it for 10 min
  7. Check with toothpick before taking out, if not cooked, cook for 2 more minutes
  8. For soaking the dhokla, boil sugar with water in ratio 4 tablespoon sugar : 1 cup water
  9. Make the syrup cool it then add lemon into it
  10. Cut the dhokla into slices then pour the sugar syrup on it
  11. Take a pan, add oil, then mustard seed, green chilli and curry leaves
  12. Then put the tadka on the dhokla and serve

Chef Tips:

  • The bowl used for steaming or in microwave should not be more then half filled
  • Pakoda batter means the batter have to be medium thick, neither thin nor very thick
  • The sugar syrup have to thin not thick
  • You can increase or decrease the quantity of chillies/Sugar according to your taste buds
  • Lemon can pe out at last too
    • It’s a Vegan Recipe



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