Besan Dhokla

Besan Dhokla recipe the Food Fusion way. Make it, eat it, share it and enjoy it. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Besan (Gram flour) sifted 2 & ½ Cups
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ¼ tsp
  • Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) 1 tbs
  • Adrak (Ginger) crushed 1 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) crushed 2
  • Lemon juice 2 tbs
  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Pani (Water) 2 Cups or as required
  • Baking soda 1 tsp


  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Hing powder (Asafeotida powder) ¼ tsp
  • Raidana (Mustard seeds) 1 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 3-4
  • Curry pata (Curry leaves) 15-20
  • Pani (Water) 3-4 tbs
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) ½ tbs
  • Lemon juice 1-2 tbs


In bowl,add gram flour,salt,turmeric powder,caster sugar,ginger,green chilies,lemon juice and cooking oil.

Gradually add water and whisk in a single direction for 4-5 minutes.

Cover and let it rest for 1 hour at room temperature.

Add baking soda and mix well.

Grease pan with cooking oil and pour prepared batter then tab on working table for 2-3 times.

In boiling water,place steam rack and prepared batter pan,cover and steam cook on medium flame for 25-30 minutes and keep checking in between by using tooth pick.If the tooth pick comes out clean,the dhokla is ready!

Turn off the flame and let it rest for 5 minutes then remove pan from steam rack.

For Tadka:

In sauce pan,add cooking oil and heat it.

Add asafeotida powder,mustard seeds and mix well.

Add green chilies,curry leaves and mix.

Add water,salt,caster sugar and lemon juice,mix well.

Now invert the dhokla on a plate and remove the pan.

Cut into square pieces and pour tadka evenly on the dhoklas & serve!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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