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Stuffed Dhokla , Dhokla Sandwich

Semolina dhokla sandwich stuffed with spicy flavourful vegetbale mix
Prep Time18 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: snacks/starters
Cuisine: South Indian Cuisine
Keyword: dhokla, sandwich, stuffed
Servings: 6 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


For The Batter

  • 1 cup Semolina / Sooji
  • 4 tbsp Rice Flour / Chawal Ka Atta
  • 1/2 cup Curd
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1.5 tsp Fruit Salt

For The Stuffing

  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida / Hing powder
  • 1 cup Shredded Cabbage
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Capsicum
  • 1/4 cup Green Peas / Hari Matar
  • 1 tsp Sambhar Masala
  • 1 tsp Red paprika powder
  • 1/3 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice / Nimbu Ka Ras
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil or ghee

For The Paste

  • 1 tbsp Idli Podi Powder
  • 1.5 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • For the Tempering

For The Tempering

  • 1 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds / Rai *
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds /til
  • 2 dried whole red chilies
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coriander / Cilantro / Hara Dhaniya


The Batter

  • Mix the semolina, rice flour, curd and salt in a bowl, and add enough water to make a smooth batter.
  • Keep aside for 20 minutes.

Making Stuffing

  • Heat 1.5 tblsp of oil in a pan.
  • Add asafoetida and turmeric, cook for a few seconds, and then add the peas, cabbage and capsicum.
  • Now add the salt, sambhar masala, chilli powder and stir fry till the vegetables start softening.

For The cake

  • Grease a plate with 1.5 t.s of oil. boil 1 .5 glass of water in a steamer.
  • Then add fruit salt in the batter, mix well and quickly pour half of the mixture into the plate and steam for 3 minutes.
  • Take the plate out of the steamer and spread the podi mixture on the semolina cake.
  • Spread the vegetable mixture over it.
  • Pour the remaining batter over the vegetable layer and sprinkle 1/4 sambhar masala over the batter.
  • Now place the plate in the steamer again and steam for 8 minutes.
  • Take the plate out of the steamer and let it cool down for 10 minutes
  • Add mustard and sesame seeds to the oil, and when it starts crackling, add whole red chllies to the oil and pour over the triangle pieces.
  • Cut into triangles.
  • Heat 1 tblsp of oil in a small pan..
  • Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serving suggestion: Serve with tomato ketchup and green coriander chutney.