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Dhokla Recipe | Easy Dhokla Recipe

Rupinder Kaur
Rupinder Kaur Breakfast

Dhokla is most famous vegetarian recipe of Gujarat. This steamed dhokla can be eaten for breakfast, as a snack or as a main course. Chickpea flour or gram flour or bessan is a main ingredient in this recipe. Learn how to make this yummy streamed dhokla recipe at home with our simple recipe steps.


  • 1 cup gram flour (bessan or chickpea flour)
  • citric acidtbsp 
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • Pinch of turmeric powder(haldi)
  • Water as required to make batter
  • 1 tbsp fruit salt or baking powder, dissolved in water

For Tadka

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tbsp mustard seeds
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • 7-8 curry leaves

For Garnish


Follow below simple steps to make yummy steamed dhokla recipe:

  • Firstly, take bowl, add gram flour(bessan), citric acid, salt, sugar and turmeric powder. Add water and make a smooth batter with medium thick consistency. Do not add much water otherwise batter will be thin.
  • Take a glass, add fruit salt or dissolved baking powder. If you are using fruit salt then add water to it.
  • Pour this into dhokla mixture.
  • Now, grease the streaming tin with oil and pour the batter into it.
  • Stream this for about 15-20 minutes or till cooked.

For tadka

  • Take a pan, add oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chilli. Let it spluter.
  • Now, Pour the tadka over the prepared dhokla.
  • Cut it into pieces.
  • Garnish it with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Your steamed dhokla is ready to serve...
  • Serve it with chatni.