Sunday 19 October 2014



flour (besan) 2 cups
Yogurt beaten 1 cup
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder 1/2 tspn
Green chilli paste 1 tblspn
ginger-garlic paste 1 tblspn
Oil 2 tblspn
Lemon juice 1 tblspn
eno powder 1 sachet
Mustard seeds 1 tspn
For Tempering:
1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds
Cumin seed
1/2 tspn
green chilli


  1. In a bowl add gram flour (besan),Curd and water.Mix well and make a smooth batter.
  2. The batter should be of thick consistency.Add salt and set aside for 4 hours covered with a lid.
  3. Take the ginger-garlic and green chili paste and add to the batter. Also add turmeric powder and mix well.
  4. Keep the steamer or cooker ready on gas.Grease a baking dish (it should fit in the steamer or cooker).
  5. Now in batter add 1tsp oil,lemon juice and eno mix well.
  6. Pour the batter into the greased pan and steam for 10-12 minutes or till done
  7. Heat little oil in a small pan and add mustard seeds ,cumin seeds and green chilli allow to splutter. Remove and pour it over dhoklas.
  8. Cut the dhoklas in squair shape .Garnish the besan dhokla with coriander and slited green chilies.Serve with hari chutney.


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