Khaman Dhokla Recipe By Chef Ranveer Brar

The all-time popular Khaman Dhokla is easy to whip up recipe that will not only curb your cravings but also leave you licking your fingers. This dhokla recipe is by very popular chef Ranveer Brar.

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Preparation time: 15-20 minutes

Cooking time: 25-30 minutes

Serves: 4-8


2 cup Gram flour

Salt to taste

1 tsp Sugar

1 tsp Lemon juice

⅓ cup Curd

2 tsp Ginger paste

1 tbsp Turmeric water

¼ tsp Turmeric powder

1 tbsp Oil

2 tsp Fruit salt

For Tempering

2 tbsp Oil

1 tsp Mustard seeds

1 sprig Curry leaves

1 tsp Asafoetida

2-3 Green chillies

½ cup Coconut water

Salt to taste

1 tsp Sugar

1 tbsp Coriander leaves

For Tam Tam Dhokla

1 tsp Sesame oil

1 tsp Mustard seeds

1 sprig Curry leaves

1 tsp Sesame seeds

2 tsp Red chilli powder

1 tbsp Lemon juice

Few Coriander leaves

For Khamani

1 cup Sides of Dhokla, crumb

1 tsp Sesame seeds

1 tbsp Tadka

1 tsp Lemon juice

2 tbsp Coriander leaves

Nylon Sev

Fresh Pomegranate seeds

For Garnish

1 tbsp Fresh Coriander leaves, chopped

Method to prepare

● In a mixing bowl, add gram flour, salt to taste, sugar, lemon juice, curd, ginger paste, turmeric water, turmeric powder, water as required and whisk it nicely. Mix them properly into smooth batter. Make sure that there are no lumps.

● In another bowl, add oil and fruit salt and mix well. Transfer this into the mixture and mix everything well. For Steaming

● Pour a glass of water into a 3 or 5 litres capacity pressure cooker and heat it over medium flame for 4-5 minutes before placing the greased plates.

● Place a small stand or a small bowl in the pressure cooker and place greased plates filled with batter over it.

● Close the pressure cooker lid and remove the whistle. Cook it over medium flame for 15 minutes. After 15-minutes open the lid and insert the toothpick or knife to check if dhokla is cooked or not. If it is not cooked then cook it more for 5-minutes.

For Tempering

● In a pan heat oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, asafetida, green chilli let it splutter.

● Add coconut water, salt to taste, sugar and coriander leaves mix well.

● Pour the tadka on the steam dhokla.

For Tam Tam Dhokla

● Heat sesame oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, curry leaves, sesame seeds and let it splutter.

● Add red chilli powder, lemon juice, coriander leaves and dhokla toss it well.

For Khamani

● In a bowl, add the crumbed sides of dhokla , sesame seeds, thadka, lemon juice, coriander leaves, mix everything well. And garnish with nylon sev, pomegranate seeds and coriander leaves.

(Recipe courtesy Chef Ranveer Brar)

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