Khaman dhokla
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2 - 3
Ingredients
  • gram flour or besan or kadalamavu - 1 cup
  • rava or sooji or semolina - 1 and ½ teaspoons
  • turmeric powder - ¼ teaspoon
  • sugar - 2 teaspoons
  • asafoetida powder or hing - a pinch
  • green chili - 1, crushed
  • ginger - 1-inch piece, grated
  • lemon juice - 2 teaspoons
  • salt - to taste
  • eno fruit salt - 1 teaspoon, or baking soda
  • water - ¾ cup
  • curd or yogurt - ¼ cup
  • for tempering
  • oil - 1 teaspoon
  • mustard seeds - ½ teaspoon
  • cumin seeds - ½ teaspoon
  • sesame seeds - ½ teaspoon
  • hing - a pinch
  • curry leaves - few
  • grated coconut - 1 tablespoon
  • sugar - 1 teaspoon (optional)
  • water - ⅛ cup
Method
  1. Crush together ginger and green chili, keep aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix besan or gram flour, semolina.
  3. Add curd, water little by little and make a smooth batter without lumps. Use a wired whisk for doing this.
  4. Add turmeric powder, asafoetida powder, salt and the crushed green chili paste, grated ginger, and sugar. Mix well.
  5. Boil water in a steamer or pressure cooker.
  6. Meanwhile, grease a plate with oil. Keep aside.
  7. When water starts boiling, add eno fruit salt or baking powder, lime juice to the batter. Mix well.
  8. Immediately, pour the batter into greased plate and tap well.
  9. Place the plate inside the steamer or pressure cooker, and steam cook for 10 -12 minutes or until it gets cooked completely.
  10. Let it cool for a few minutes and then transfer the dhokla into another plate.
  11. In a pan, heat oil. Splutter mustard seeds.
  12. Then add cumin seeds, curry leaves, sesame seeds. Saute well for a few seconds.
  13. Add water and bring it to a boil. Add sugar and let it dissolve.
  14. Turn off the flame.
  15. Before serving, pour the tempering over the dhokla and toss well.
  16. Garnish with coriander leaves, grated coconut cut and serve khaman dhokla with coriander chutney.
Recipe by Vegetarian Indian Recipes at http://vegetarianindianrecipes.com/khaman-dhokla-recipe/