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Khaman Dhokla



Khaman Dhokla is a Gujarati snack made from chickpea flour. It is a steamed cake that is light and fluffy, with a slightly sour and spicy flavor. It is often served with chutney or other condiments. It is a popular snack in India and is often served as part of a traditional Gujarati thali.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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besan (gram flour)

1 cup

sour curd

1/2 cup

baking soda

1/2 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

green chilli

1 teaspoon

ginger paste

lemon juice

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1/4 teaspoon


1/4 teaspoon

sesame seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

chopped coriander leaves

1 teaspoon

Salt to taste



Step 1:

In a bowl, mix together the besan, curd, baking soda, sugar, green chilli-ginger paste, lemon juice, oil, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt.

Step 2:

Mix well to make a thick batter.

Step 3:

Grease a plate with oil and pour the batter into it.

Step 4:

Sprinkle sesame seeds, mustard seeds and cumin seeds on top.

Step 5:

Steam the dhokla for 15-20 minutes.

Step 6:

Once done, cut into pieces and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Step 7:

Serve hot with chutney or sauce.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 24729 users have chowed down on Khaman Dhokla a whopping 37749 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Delhi are the top 5 cities gobbling up Khaman Dhokla like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Khaman Dhokla, our users are head over heels in april, but the interest cools down in november.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Khaman Dhokla is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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