Instant Dhokla/ How to make instant Dhokla

State of Gujarat has given us so many wonderful and mouth watering dishes,Dhokla being one of them.This dish being steamed is healthy n yummy,was hesitant in making them as was not sure if i could really nail it😀but no it worked and more than i expected..And most important my twins loved them..No no no don’t assume twins to be seedha saadha (innocent) they are smart enough, if dhoklas wouldn’t have being spongy they would straight away said its not nice maa☺

So without saying much lets get the recipe

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1 cup besan (gram flour)

1/2 cup matha (buttermilk)

1 1/2 tablespoon ginger n green chillies

1/2 tablespoon lemon juice

1/2 tablespoon haldi powder (turmeric)

1/2 tablespoon salt or per taste

1 sachet eno fruit salt

For tempering

  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 3 to 4 green chillies slit long
  • 5 to 6 curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/ 2 cup water


  • Take besan in bowl add haldi powder, salt and ginger n green chilli paste mix it
  • Now add in matha (buttermilk) and lemon juice give it a nice mix for atleast 3 to 4 minutes
  • Grease the tin and heat the steamer
  • Once the steamer is hot enough add eno fruit salt in the batter and mix it
  • Pour instantly in the tin
  • Steam for 20 minutes or till the knife comes out clean
  • Once done remove and let it cool and cut them into cubes by the time start your tempering
  • Take a small kadai add oil once hot add in mustard seeds let it crackle add green chillies and curry leaves. Add sugar with water
  • Pour the tempering on the dhokla
  • Your instant Dhokla is ready

Instead of using matha you can use only curd or lemon juice

While using fruit salt do make sure its fresh not 6 months old pack,as it wont make Dhokla spongy enough


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