October 3, 2011

Khatta Dhokla - Gujarati Snack Recipe

Dhokla flour ( Combine 1 ½ cup rice & ½ cup urad dal .And grind it to make flour) – 1 ½ cups
Sour curd – ¼ cup
Baking soda – a pinch
Green chilli paste – 1 ½ tspn
Salt to taste
Coarsely ground black pepper – 1 ½ tspn
Mustard seeds - 1 tspn
curry leaves - 1 spring
A few coriander leaves
1.Combine the khatta dhokla flour, curd, green chilli paste,1 tsp of oil, warm water (approx 2¼ cups) and salt in a bowl and mix well. Keep aside to ferment for atleast 8 to 10 hours.
2.Just before steaming, add the baking soda over the batter.
3.Grease the steaming plate with oil.
4.Pour a ladleful of the batter immediately into the greased plate.
5.Sprinkle ½ tsp of black pepper powder evenly over it and steam in a steamer for 7 to 8 minutes or till the dhoklas are cooked.
6.Cool slightly and cut into diamond shaped equal pieces.
7,Heat oil in a pan.
8.Splutter mustard seeds. Add curry leaves . Pour this into the dhokla pieces.
9.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Serve immediately with green chutney.


  1. Like this too .....yum and looks delicious

  2. wow yummy snacks and very inviting recipe,luks too gud...

  3. very new to me...looks delicious
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  4. Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare and delicious!

  5. Puthiya onnanallo... Samayam kittukayanenkil try cheythu nokkam :)