Instant Dhokla Recipe


Instant Dhokla is the special Indian breakfast recipe made with semolina, besan and eno powder. The tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves makes them more delicious at the time of serving. Learn how to make Quick Dhokla Recipe.Instant Dhokla

Prep time: 5
Cook time: 20
Total time:
Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:Ingredients for making instand dhokla

  • 2 cups semolina (suji)
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1/2 cup bengal gram flour (besan)
  • 1 packet eno fruit salt
  • 4 green chillies
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp sugar sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh cilantro chopped
  • 200 ml water

How to make Instant Dhokla:

  1. Combine the semolina, besan, salt and sugar.Mixing semolina and besan
  2. Gradually add water with continuous mixing.Gradually adding water
  3. Add curd and mix very well.Adding curd
  4. Crush ginger and green chillies with help of mortar and pestle and add into the batter.Crush giner and green chillies with mortar and pestle
  5. Settle down the prepared batter for 15 minutes.settle down dhokla batter
  6. Mix Eno fruit salt in the batter just before keeping on flame for cooking.Adding Eno fruit salt
  7. Fill a big vessel with good amount of water.Heat water in a big vessel
  8. Keep on high heat until boils.
  9. Grease a round shaped plate with oil.Greased pot with oil
  10. pour the dhokla batter and place the plate over the heating vessel on the gas.Pouring dhokla batter in the greasy pot
  11. Leave to cook on medium high heat at least for 20 minutes.Leave to cook for about 20 minutes
  12. Check in between and again fill the vessel with water if required.check the dhokla
  13. When the dhokla seems ready, turn the gas off and allow them to cool down.
  14. Flip the dhokla on a serving plate.
  15. With the help of knife, cut the dhokla in desired pieces.
  16. Heat a tsp of oil in a sauce pan, add curry leaves, green chillies and mustard seeds.
  17. Allow the seeds to splutter and pour this tempering over the dhokla.Tempering of dhokla
  18. Finally garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with green chutney and sweet chutney.

Chef Tips:

  1. Instant dhokla recipe can be made in the pressure cooker or in the steamer as well.
  2. You can store these dhokla for 2-3 days in the refrigerator, but they taste best when serve fresh and instant.


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