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sandwich dhokla
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Sandwich dhokla

Sandwich Dhokla- Savoury steamed lentil and rice cake-specialty from the state of Gujarat
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast, snacks/starters, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: Gujarati Cuisine
Keyword: dhokla, sandwich
Servings: 6
Author: anjanaskc


  • 2 cup Rice
  • 1 cup Urad daal/White lentil
  • 1/4 tsp Citric acid/ Nimbu phool
  • 1/4 tsp Soda bi carb
  • To Taste Salt
  • 1/2 cup Thick Green Chutney
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil

Tempering/ Tadka

  • 3 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds/ Rai
  • 1 tsp Sesame Seeds/ Til
  • 10 Curry Leaves
  • 5 Green Chilies slit
  • Pinch Asafoetida/ Hing


  • Wash and soak rice and urad daal in enough water for 7-8 hours.
  • Now drain the water and wash rice and daal in fresh water .
  • Grind rice and daal to make a smooth paste like idli batter.
  • Add tatri, salt and 2 tsp of oil in it and mix well and let the batter ferment overnight or for 8-9 hours.
  • In a bowl take 1/4 tsp of soda/eno,1 tsp oil and 2 tsp water and mix well.
    Add this mixture in the fermented batter and mix gently.
  • Boil some water in a steamer and grease the dhokla plates.
    When water start boiling pour the batter in 2 greased plates.
  • Arrange these plates in the steamer and cover the steamer with a lid.
    Steam it for 10 minutes on high heat.
  • Take out the plates from the steamer and unmould after 2-3 minutes.
  • Now apply chutney on one dhokla (on the rough side).
  • Place other dhokla over it(keep the rough side over the chutney)
    Now gently roll it with the rolling pin,so both the layers will stick properly.
  • Heat oil in a small pan and add the tempering ingredients.
    When sesame become golden then remove it from the heat and add 2 tsp of water in it.
  • Pour this tempering over the dhokla sandwich.
  • Cut dhokla in squares or diamonds pieces.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve.