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khatta dhokla
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Khatta Dhokla

Khatta Dhokla- A popular steamed snack made with rice and lentil- specialty from Gujarat 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, snacks/starters, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: Gujarati Cuisine
Keyword: dhokla, khatta dhokla
Servings: 6
Author: anjanaskc


  • 1/2 cup Rice/chawal
  • 1/4 cup Bengal Gram/chana daal
  • 1.5 tbsp Raw mango/ kachcha aam chopped
  • 1/2 cup Sour Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Mint Leaves/ Pudina
  • 5 Green chilies/ Hari Mirch
  • 1 inch Ginger/ Adrak
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek seeds/ Methidana
  • 4 tbsp Fresh Coriander
  • 3/4 Cup Water / Paani
  • 1 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric/ Haldi
  • 1 tsp Eno fruit salt

Tempering/ Tadka

  • 2.5 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Oil / Sarso ka tel
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida/Hing
  • 10 Curry Leaves / Kadi Patta
  • 2 Green chilies/Hari Mirch


  •  Wash and soak rice and daal in enough water for 5 hours.
    Drain the water,grind to make a paste with 3/4 cup water, green chilies and ginger.take out in a bowl.
  • Add salt,turmeric,asafoetida, fenugreek seeds,mustard seeds and curd and mix well.
    Cover and let it ferment well for minimum 8 -10 hours.
  • Now add 2 .5 tbsp refined oil,chopped mint and mango pieces in the batter and mix gently.
  • Heat 2 glass water in a steamer,and grease 2 steamer plates with oil. When water in the steamer start boiling then add 1 tsp Eno fruit salt in the batter and mix properly.
  • Pour the batter in 2 plates, arrange them in the steamer, cover and close the steamer properly and steam for 15 -20 minutes ,first on high heat then on medium heat.
  • Check with a tooth pick ,if come out clean then remove from fire and let it cool down for 10 minutes.
  • Cut into pieces and garnish with fresh coriander and grated coconut.
  • Serving suggestions-serve with coconut chutney, mint chutney or ketchup.